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David Hammond

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDavid Thurwell•Hammond
Used nameDavid•Hammond
Born5 January 1881 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Died3 February 1940 in Miami, Florida (USA)
AffiliationsChicago AA, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States


Apart from being on the second-placed relay team, David Hammond of the Chicago AA also competed in the 100y free and the 100y backstroke, but was not a threat to the medalists in either event. He also won a silver medal with the Chicago AA water polo team. Hammond was entered in the 50 yard freestyle but did not start. At St. Louis in 1904, he also competed in the 220 yard handicap event, finishing third, which is considered a non-Olympic, or demonstration, event.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA David Hammond
50 yards Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
100 yards Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 5
4 × 50 yards Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Chicago Athletic Association 2 Silver
100 yards Backstroke, Men (Olympic) AC
220 yards, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 3
Water Polo (Aquatics) USA David Hammond
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) Chicago Athletic Association 2 Silver