Sunday, May 6, 2007

1900, Paris: Water Polo match in Courvevoi

Water Polo competition in Paris 1900, Olympic Games, has been held on 11,12,13 and 19 August, in Courvevoi, Asnieres within the banks of the river Seine. “Osborne Swimming Club” representing Great Britain were unchallenged in the tournament, scoring 29 goals and conceding only 3 in their 3 matches. In the final in front of 5.000 spectators, they limited the number of shots on goal to avoid humiliating their opponent.
This photo is assumed to be taken during the Paris 1900 Games.

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