Water polo at the Summer Olympics


Water polo at the Summer Olympics

Water polo has been part of the Summer Olympics program since the second games, in 1900. A women's water polo tournament was introduced for the 2000 Summer Olympics. Hungary, Italy and Great Britain have dominated this sport, with the first having won more gold medals than the other two combined.

Medalists

Men

Participating nations

Men

(Note: Where applicable, numbers refer to the number of teams from each country)

Notes

References

* [http://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/results/search_r_uk.asp International Olympic Committee results database]


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