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Jon Svendsen

Full name: Jon Howard Svendsen
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: October 26, 1953 in Berkeley, California, United States
Affiliations: Concord Aquatic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Jon Svendsen played water polo for the Concord Water Polo Club and UC Berkeley. He graduated from Cal in 1975, leading them to the NCAA Championship in 1973, 1974, and 1975, being named tournament MVP in 1973 and 1975. He was a four-time All-American and also swam for Cal, making All-American in that sport four times. Svendsen played on the US national team from 1973 to 1984, playing at the World Championships in 1973, 1975, 1978, and 1982. He won three medals at the Pan American Games, with silver in 1975, and golds in 1979 and 1983. Svendsen was elected to the US Water Polo Hall of Fame in 1989.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #2 1 1984-08-06 USA 8, NED 7 0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #4 1 1984-08-07 USA 12, AUS 7 0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #7 1 1984-08-09 USA 8, FRG 7 0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #12 1T 1984-08-10 YUG 5, USA 5 0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #1 1 1984-08-01 USA 12, GRE 5 1
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1984-08-02 USA 10, BRA 4 0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #5 1 1984-08-03 USA 10, ESP 8 0
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