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David Hesser

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDavid A.•Hesser
Used nameDavid•Hesser
BornJanuary 1884 in ?, New York (USA)
Died13 February 1908 in Manhattan, New York, New York (USA)
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


David Hesser competed in both swimming and water polo at the 1904 St. Louis Olympics. Hesser won a gold medal in water polo with the New York AC team, and also swam on their freestyle relay team. Hesser was entered in the 50 and 100 yard freestyles, but did not start either event. He lived in Ridgefield, New Jersey in the early 1900s.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA David Hesser
50 yards Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
100 yards Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
4 × 50 yards Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) New York Athletic Club #2 4
Water Polo (Aquatics) USA David Hesser
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) New York Athletic Club 1 Gold