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George Nevinson

Full name: George Wilfred Nevinson
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Born: October 3, 1882 in Wigan, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: March 13, 1963 in Lancaster, Lancashire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Salford SC, Salford (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


After winning a gold medal in 1908, George Nevinson had to decline an invitation to compete in the 1912 Games due to a leg injury. For the major part of his playing career he was a member of Salford SC, but he moved to Lancaster in 1913 when he obtained a job as joiner with the local Corporation. Nevinson was twice married and had seven daughters and three sons.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 25 London 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
1908 Summer 25 London Water Polo Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1908-07-22 GBR 9, BEL 2 0
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