Dash, Harold : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Dash, Harold

Harold N. Dash

Sport:
water polo

Country Represented:
United States

Years Competed:
1948

Olympic Info:
Dash was a member of the United States water polo team that finished 11th at the 1948 London Olympics. During the competition, the U.S. defeated Uruguay in their first game (7-0), and then tied the Belgian team, 4-4 (Belgium finished fourth). In their final match of the preliminaries, however, the U.S. lost to Sweden (7-0) and were eliminated from the competition.

Career Highlights:
Dash, who attended Northwestern University, was a member of the 1939 Illinois Athletic Club national indoor water polo champions. In 1976, he was inducted into the United States Water Polo Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
Illinois


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)


http:// www.usawaterpolo.com/