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Bill Ross

Full name: William Donald "Bill" Ross
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (198 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: July 6, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: Southern California Water Polo Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Biography

Bill Ross was born in Toronto, but became a US citizen in 1954. He played in college at Southern Cal, graduating in 1955. His college career was interrupted by service in the US Navy during the Korean War. He earned All-America honors as a swimmer for Southern Cal in 1950-51. Ross played for the Southern California Water Polo Club and helped them win the 1952 AAU outdoor title and the 1957 indoor title. He played for the US on the Mid-Ocean Team that won the title in Bermuda in 1953 and also won a silver medal at the 1955 Pan American Games. Ross was inducted into the US Water Polo Hall of Fame in 1983.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 5

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #2 2 1956-12-01 YUG 5, USA 1
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #3 1 1956-12-03 USA 4, GER 3
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #6 2 1956-12-04 ITA 3, USA 2
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #7 2 1956-12-05 URS 3, USA 1
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #1 1 1956-11-28 USA 5, GBR 3
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #3 2 1956-11-30 HUN 6, USA 2 0
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