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Herman Donners

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHerman Louis Clement•Donners
Used nameHerman•Donners
Born5 August 1888 in Antwerpen (Antwerp) (BEL)
Died14 May 1915 in Calais, Pas-de-Calais (FRA)
AffiliationsAZC, Antwerpen (BEL)
NOC(s) Belgium

Biography

Herman Donner won two Olympic medals in water polo, with a silver in 1908 and a bronze in 1912. Little is known of the rest of his life until he joined the Belgian Army in January 1914. He served with the 7e Company of the 1e Grenadiers 2/3. Donners was killed in action in May 1915 in Calais, France.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1908 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) Water Polo, Men Olympic Belgium 2 Silver Representing Belgium    
1912 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) Water Polo, Men Olympic Belgium 3 Bronze Representing Belgium    

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