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Chris Dorst

Full name: Christopher "Chris" Dorst
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: June 5, 1956
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Chris Dorst played water polo at Menlo-Atherton High School and Stanford. He was on the US National Team for the 1980 and 1984 Olympics, winning a silver medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, after the 1980 team was forced to miss the Olympics by the Jimmy Carter-led boycott. He is a member of the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame and the USA Water Polo Hall of Fame.

Dorst graduated from Stanford and then obtained an MBA from the school. He later worked in sports and technology management. He has worked extensively with the US Olympic Committee, serving on their Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Athletes’ Advisory Council. He has been a board member of the Stanford Water Polo Foundation and a founding member of Sports Challenge International, a faith-based mentoring program for athletes. Dorst also volunteers as a girls’ high school water polo coach.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #1 1 1984-08-01 USA 12, GRE 5 0
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