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Herman Donners

Full name: Herman Louis Clement Donners
Gender: Male
Born: August 5, 1888 in Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
Died: May 14, 1915 in Calais, Pas-de-Calais, France
Affiliations: Antwerpsche Zwem Club, Antwerpen (BEL)
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Herman Donner won two Olympic medals in water polo, with a silver in 1908 and a bronze in 1912. Little is known of the rest of his life until he joined the Belgian Army in January 1914. He served with the 7e Company of the 1e Grenadiers 2/3. Donners was killed in action in May 1915 in Calais, France.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 19 London Water Polo Men's Water Polo Belgium BEL 2 Silver
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Water Polo Men's Water Polo Belgium BEL 3 Bronze

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1908 Summer 19 London Water Polo Belgium BEL Final Round Match 1/2 2 1908-07-22 GBR 9, BEL 2 0
1908 Summer 19 London Water Polo Belgium BEL Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1908-07-20 BEL 8, SWE 4 0
1908 Summer 19 London Water Polo Belgium BEL Round One Match #1 1 1908-07-15 BEL 8, NED 1 1
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Water Polo Belgium BEL Round One Match #1 2 1912-07-07 GBR 7, BEL 5
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