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Tom Thould

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThomas Henry "Tom"•Thould
Used nameTom•Thould
Born11 January 1886 in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England (GBR)
Died15 June 1971 in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England (GBR)
Measurements178 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsWeston-super-Mare Water Polo Club
NOC(s) Great Britain


Apart from war service with the Royal engineers in France and Palestine, Tom Thould spent his life in Weston-Super-Mare where he worked as a clerk for the Gas Company for 35 years. He played at half-back, and with Paul Radmilovic formed the backbone of the local club’s water polo team that won the national championship in 1906 and 1907. Thould also won numerous Somerset swimming titles.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1908 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) Water Polo, Men Olympic Great Britain 1 Gold Representing Great Britain