Thursday, June 7, 2007

Paul Radmilovic: The British legend

Paul (Paulo Francesco) Radmilovic was born in Cardiff, Wales in 1886. He competed in International Swimming and Water Polo for nearly 30 years and was still an active swimmer well into his seventies. His Olympic career began as a swimmer at the 1906 Intercalated Games. In London, 1908 Olympics he won 2 gold medals; One as part of the British Water Polo team and one as a swimmer in 4X200 relay. He won his 3rd gold at the Stockholm, 1912 Olympics and then his 4th and final gold at the Olympics of Antwerp in 1920. He competed also in Paris, 1924 and Amsterdam, 1928 Olympic Games. Paul Radmilovic passed away in 1968.

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