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Chick McIlroy

Full name: Charles Raymond "Chick" McIlroy
Nickname(s): Chic
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: August 1, 1938 in Minot, North Dakota, United States
Affiliations: El Segundo Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Related Olympians: Brother of Ned McIlroy.

Biography

Chick McIlroy played for the US in water polo at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics, alongside his brother Ned McIlroy in 1964. Chick McIlroy played at Long Beach State and for the El Segundo Swim Club. He was also on the US Pan American team in 1959, winning a gold medal, and in 1963, winning a silver. Chick McIlroy was an AAU All-American in 1959-60 and 1964. He is a member of the US Water Polo Hall of Fame. After his two Olympic appearances he stayed involved in the sport, teaching and coaching water polo in the Palos Verdes School District, and he played masters-level water polo up into his late 60s. After retiring from teaching, he returned to Redondo Beach, working part-time as a lifeguard.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 7
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 9T

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1960 Summer 22 Roma Water Polo United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #3 2 1960-09-03 ROU 6, USA 4 0
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #2 2 1964-10-11 YUG 2, USA 1 0
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #4 1 1964-10-12 USA 7, BRA 1 0
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #6 2 1964-10-13 NED 6, USA 4 0
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