Leon Ferguson

1923 – 1989

Leon Ferguson and his brother, Jack, were members of the Australian water polo team which made its Olympic debut at London 1948. The team members promptly discovered that being part-time players, who played for recreation, they were little match for the Europeans where in some countries water polo was almost a national sport.

London 1948 Water Polo: Herman Doerner (Captain), Arthur Burge, Roger Cornforth, Ben Dalley, Jack Ferguson, Leon Ferguson, Colin French, Eric Johnston, Jack King, Les McKay

Olympic Results

1948 London

Water Polo - Men
Preliminary Defeated by (ITA) 9-0
Preliminary Defeated by (YUG) 12-3
Final Placing 18 / 18