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Frederick Stapleton

Full name: Frederick Stapleton
Gender: Male
Born: March 11, 1877 in Basford, Nottingham, Great Britain
Died: November 9, 1939 in Nottingham, Nottingham, Great Britain
Affiliations: Osborne Swimming Club, Manchester (GBR) / Nottingham Swimming Club, Nottingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming, Water Polo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Fred Stapleton was a co-opted member of the Osborne Swimming Club for the 1900 Paris Olympics. He was one of the forwards in the team that won the gold medal. He also competed in the 200 metres swimming obstacle race and 200 metres freestyle. Stapleton came from Nottingham, and was a lace manufacturer, an industry for which the city is famous.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 23 Paris Water Polo Men's Water Polo Osborne Swimming Club, Manchester GBR 1 Gold
1900 Summer 23 Paris Swimming Men's 200 metres Freestyle Great Britain GBR 6
1900 Summer 23 Paris Swimming Men's 200 metres Obstacle Course Great Britain GBR 5

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1900 Summer 23 Paris Water Polo Osborne Swimming Club, Manchester GBR Round One Match #1 1 1900-08-11 Osborne Swimming Club, Manchester 12, Tritons Lillois-2 0

Men's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1900 Summer 23 Paris Swimming Great Britain Final 6 2:55.0
1900 Summer 23 Paris Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Five 2 q 2:47.0

Men's 200 metres Obstacle Course

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1900 Summer 23 Paris Swimming Great Britain Final 5 2:55.0
1900 Summer 23 Paris Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat One 3 q 3:18.4
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