Sunday, August 10, 2008

1908, London: The White City Stadium

The Water Polo competition in London 1908 Olympic Games took place at the open-air bath situated in the White City (Olympic) Stadium, to the north of Shepherd’s Bush, London. The bath measured 100 metres long, 15 metres wide, with a depth of 3 metres 70 centimetres in the centre, and 1 metre 20 centimetres at each end, and was filled with fresh water (not salt). At the right side stands the United Kingdom Water Polo team winner of Gold medal.
Official report, London 1908 Olympic Games