Sunday, February 27, 2011

1920's: The team of Club Deportivo de Bilbao

The Water Polo team of “Club Deportivo de Bilbao” in the 1920's.
Source: http://memoriasclubdeportivodebilbao.blogspot.com/; courtesy of Mr Juan Antonio Sierra

1913: Action during a match in the river of Bilbao

Action during the match held in the river of Bilbao in August 1913 between the two teams of “Club Deportivo de Portugalete”.
Source: http://memoriasclubdeportivodebilbao.blogspot.com/; courtesy of Mr Juan Antonio Sierra

1913: The “WHITE” team of C.D. Portugalete

The “WHITE” team of “Club Deportivo de Portugalete” that played against the "RED team" in the river of Bilbao in August 1913.
Source: http://memoriasclubdeportivodebilbao.blogspot.com/; courtesy of Mr Juan Antonio Sierra

1913: The “RED” team of C.D. Portugalete

The “RED” team of “Club Deportivo de Portugalete” that played against the "WHITE team" in the river of Bilbao in August 1913.
Source: http://memoriasclubdeportivodebilbao.blogspot.com/; courtesy of Mr Juan Antonio Sierra

1913: Water Polo game in the river of Bilbao

Water Polo match in the river of Bilbao (river Nervion) between two teams (white and red) of “Club Deportivo de Portugalete” in 1913.
Source: Archivo Club Deportivo de Bilbao, Fundación Sabino Arana, http://memoriasclubdeportivodebilbao.blogspot.com/; courtesy of Mr Juan Antonio Sierra

Thursday, February 24, 2011

1953: Water Polo book by Heinz Braecklein

Cover of the book written in 1953 by Heinz Braecklein, with title: " Wasserball. Technik Taktik Training" (Berlin Sportverlag, 1953).

1968, Mexico: The golden Yugoslavians

Another picture of the golden Yugoslavian team in Mexico 1968 Olympic Games.
Source: A century of Croatian Water Polo

1968: Tito receives the Olympic winners

The President of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito, receives the players of the Yugoslavian National Water Polo team, winners of gold medal at Mexico 1968 Olympic Games. 
Source:  A century of Croatian Water Polo

1968, Mexico: The golden team of Yugoslavia

The team of Yugoslavia gold winner in Mexico 1968 Olympic Games. Standing L-R: Dabovic, Marovic, Hebel, Lopatny, Trumbic, Seifert (Head Coach), Bonacic, Perisic, Coric. Kneeling L-R: Rudic, Jankovic, Stipanic, Dr.Brkovic, Poljak, Grubic, (missing Sandic).
Source: A century of Croatian Water Polo

1968: The winners of HAVK Mladost Zagreb

The team of "HAVK Mladost" Zagreb winner of the 1968 European Champions Cup. Standing L-R: Seifert (Head Coach), Lopatny, Bonacic, Jeger, A.Matosic, Poljak, Trumbic. Kneeling L-R: Hebel, Stipanic, Z.Simenc, Pozojevic, Mikac. In the series of final games Mladost won in Zagreb against Dinamo Bucarest with 4-2 and tied 4-4 in Bucarest.
Source: A century of Croatian Water Polo

1932: Hungary gets ready for Los Angeles


Rare video footage showing the training of the National team of Hungary prior to Los Angeles 1932 Olympic Games. The trainings took place at the indoor pool of Budapest, on the Marguerite island.
In Los Angeles the team of Hungary won for the first time in their Olympic history, the gold medal composed by the legendary players: Istvan Barta, Gyorgy Brody, Oliver Halassy, Marton Homonnai, Dr. Sandor Ivady, Alajos Keseru, Ferenc Keseru, Janos Nemeth, Miklos Sarkany, Jozsef Vertesy.
Source: http://filmhiradok.nava.hu/, © Filmhiradok online

1905: The team of Aston Swimming Club

The team of Aston Swimming Club, Midland Counties Water Polo Champions in 1905. The team of Aston SC has been also Champion of Birmingham and District Champions in 1902, 1904 and 1905. Standing L-R: C.Collins, C.Davis, F.B.Daniell, Prof, J.A. Panting (Instructor). Seatting L-R: W.C.Wallace, A.E.Hill, F.H.Britton (Captain), J.Costello, A.E.Brown.
Source: personal collection

1905: The teams of Pennsylvania University

The Swimming and Water Polo teams of “University of Pennsylvania” in 1905.
Source: http://www.upenn.edu/

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

1920: The team of Pennsylvania University

The team of “University of Pennsylvania” in 1920, composed by: William L.Tandy (captain), Richard L. Harburger, William Barr, T.L.Haldeman, Palmer Collins, John Carney, Harold Elverson, Lawrence Stern, S.Raymond Beckwith.
Source: http://www.upenn.edu/

1935: The team of Pennsylvania University

The Water Polo team of University of Pennsylvania in 1935 at the Hutchinson Pool. From L-R: George Gleed, Mike Sloane, Victor Ehre, Joseph Esherick, Bob Rich, Elbert Coleman, George Toothill.
Source: Image © Bettmann/CORBIS, January 17, 1935; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA