Monday, January 26, 2015

1964, Tokyo: action during the final Hungary – USSR

Action during the final game between Hungary (blue) and USSR (5-2) at the Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming pool, 1964 Olympic Games.
Source: OLYMPIA 1964, Herbart Meisel and H.J.Winker courtesy of Takis Kalokairinos 

1964, Tokyo: action during Yugoslavia – Netherlands

Action during the game between Yugoslavia and Netherlands (7-2) in Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games.
Source: OLYMPIA 1964, Herbart Meisel and H.J.Winker Courtesy of Takis Kalokairinos 

Sunday, January 18, 2015

1964: The Champions of Club Natacion Barcelona

The team of Club Natacion Barcelona coached by Augustin Mestres winner of the Spanish Championshio in 1964. It was the 52nd title in a row.
Source: Lavanguardia, 23 September 1964

Saturday, January 17, 2015

1921: The team of Penarth, Champion of Wales

The team of Penarth, Champions of Wales in 1921. The players: W. Street, A.Hurdidge, T. Parsons, Chris Jones, G. Taylor, S.Kingston, J.Harvey, W. Lintern, R.L Farr.
Source: private collection 

Saturday, January 10, 2015

1905: The winners of Rari Nantes Roma

The team of Rari Nantes Roma winner of the 4th Italian Championship held in 17th September 1905 at the Acque Albule of Rome. The team: 1. Bacilici, 2. L.Sorenti, 3, Petacchi, 4. Altieri, 5. Bruti 6. E. Serventi, 7. Sannibale. Ranking: 1. Rari Nantes Roma, 2. Societa Podistica Lazio, 3. Romani di Nuoto.
Source: La Stampa Sportiva, Torino 1 October 1905

Saturday, January 3, 2015

1924, Paris: The Water Polo team of Ireland.

The team of Ireland that took part in Paris 1924 Olympic Games: Charles Barrett, James Beckett, James Brady, John Convery, Charles Fagan, Michael O’Connor, Noel Purcell, William Fagan, Norman Judd, John O’Connor.
Source: private collection

Friday, January 2, 2015

1920, Antwerp: Great Britain vs USA 7-2

View of the "Stade Nautique d'Antwerp" during the game of Great Britain Vs. USA (7-2) in Antwerp 1920 Olympic Games. The British team: Charles Sydney Smith, Paul Radmilovic, Charles Bugbee, Noel Purcell, Christopher Jones, William Peacock, William Henry Dean. The US team: Preston Steiger, Sophus Jensen, Michael McDermott, Clement Browne, Herbert Vollmer, Harry Hebner, James Carson, William Vosburgh, George Taylor, Perry McGillivray, Norman Ross, Duke Kahanamoku.

1954, Torino: Action during the final

Action during the final game in Torino 1954 European Championships between Hungary and Yugoslavia. This is a trading card for the "Blue Band Margarine" album, issued in Holland, entitled 'Sporten en Spelen in Woord en Beeld'.
Source: private collection