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Guillermo Naylor

Full name: William Brookes "Guillermo" Naylor
Gender: Male
Born: September 4, 1884 in Belgrano, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Affiliations: Santa Inés Polo Club, (ARG)
Country: ARG Argentina
Sport: Polo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Although born in Argentina, Guillermo Naylor came from a British background, and was part of the ex-pat community that helped popularize Polo in the south American country in the early part of the 20th century. Naylor founded the Sundowners Polo Club in 1919 and they were one of the founder members of the Argentine Polo Association, formed in 1922. A 7-handicap player, Naylor was a member of the Santa Inés team that won the Argentine Open in 1922, 1924 and 1928. He was called up for the 1924 Olympics but played only in the final round-robin match which Argentina won 15-2 against France with the gold medal already secure. His other major success was in winning the Hurlingham Open in 1931.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 39 Paris Polo Men's Polo Argentina ARG 1 Gold

Men's Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1924 Summer 39 Paris Polo Argentina ARG Round-Robin Match #10 1 1924-07-12 ARG 15, FRA 2
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