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Polo at the Commonwealth Games

A polo match was played at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games as a demonstration sport. Show jumping was also a demonstration sport at these Games.

The details of the polo match are from the cover of the souvenir program, shown below.

It was an International polo match between Cowdray Park and Cirencester Park, at Llandaff Fields, Cardiff on the 23rd July, 1958.

Polo was played at the 1958 Games


Cowdray Park
No. 1: Lt.-Col. Peter Dollar
No. 2; Mr. John Lakin
No. 3: Rao Jaia Hanut Singh
No. 4: H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh

Cirencester Park
No. 1: The Hon. George Bathurst
No. 2: Lt.-Col. A. H. McConnel
No. 3: Colonel Prem Singh
No. 4: Mr. Wyndham Lacey

Polo medal from 1958


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