Steve Barnett

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameSteven William "Steve"•Barnett
Used nameSteve•Barnett
Born6 June 1943 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Measurements191 cm / 86 kg
AffiliationsCal State Long Beach
NOC United States

Biography

Steve Barnett made his Olympic début in 1968 when the United States finished in fifth place. In 1972 he again played as goalkeeper and had an outstanding tournament as the Americans won their first Olympic water polo medals since 1932. Barnett also won a gold medal at the 1967 and 1971 Pan American Games. He graduated from Long Beach State in 1965 with a degree in physical education and later became a teacher.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) USA Steve Barnett
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) United States 5
1972 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) USA Steve Barnett
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) United States 3 Bronze

Special Notes