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Arthur Hill

Full name: Arthur Edwin Hill
Gender: Male
Born: January 9, 1888 in Birmingham, West Midlands, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Centre-half Arthur Hill of Aston SC and [Isaac Bentham] of Wigan were the only members of Britain’s 1912 water polo team who won only one Olympic gold medal. All the other team members won a second gold, either in 1908 or 1920. Arthur Hill was, at 24, the youngest member of the 1912 gold medal winning team. He was also the youngest of eight children of Anna and James Hill, the landlord of the Leopard Inn, Brearley Street, Birmingham. Arthur was a silversmith by trade.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Water Polo Men's Water Polo Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Water Polo Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1912-07-13 GBR 8, AUT 0
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Water Polo Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1912-07-11 GBR 6, SWE 3 1
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Water Polo Great Britain GBR Round One Match #1 1 1912-07-07 GBR 7, BEL 5 2
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