Water Polo — Water Polo, Men

Times held 27
Total participants 2261
Total countries 51

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1900 Water Polo, Men Olympic 53 4
1904 Water Polo, Men Olympic 21 1
1908 Water Polo, Men Olympic 28 4
1912 Water Polo, Men Olympic 45 6
1920 Water Polo, Men Olympic 101 12
1924 Water Polo, Men Olympic 101 13
1928 Water Polo, Men Olympic 112 14
1932 Water Polo, Men Olympic 41 5
1936 Water Polo, Men Olympic 142 16
1948 Water Polo, Men Olympic 156 18
1952 Water Polo, Men Olympic 191 21
1956 Water Polo, Men Olympic 96 10
1960 Water Polo, Men Olympic 150 16
1964 Water Polo, Men Olympic 137 13
1968 Water Polo, Men Olympic 162 15
1972 Water Polo, Men Olympic 176 16
1976 Water Polo, Men Olympic 131 12
1980 Water Polo, Men Olympic 132 12
1984 Water Polo, Men Olympic 153 12
1988 Water Polo, Men Olympic 156 12
1992 Water Polo, Men Olympic 152 12
1996 Water Polo, Men Olympic 153 12
2000 Water Polo, Men Olympic 153 12
2004 Water Polo, Men Olympic 154 12
2008 Water Polo, Men Olympic 153 12
2012 Water Polo, Men Olympic 155 12
2016 Water Polo, Men Olympic 154 12

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1900 Osborne Swimming Club, ManchesterGBR Brussels Swimming and Water Polo ClubBEL Libellule de Paris
Pupilles de Neptune de Lille #2
FRA
FRA
1904 New York Athletic ClubUSA Chicago Athletic AssociationUSA Missouri Athletic ClubUSA
1908 Great BritainGBR BelgiumBEL SwedenSWE
1912 Great BritainGBR SwedenSWE BelgiumBEL
1920 Great BritainGBR BelgiumBEL SwedenSWE
1924 FranceFRA BelgiumBEL United StatesUSA
1928 GermanyGER HungaryHUN FranceFRA
1932 HungaryHUN GermanyGER United StatesUSA
1936 HungaryHUN GermanyGER BelgiumBEL
1948 ItalyITA HungaryHUN NetherlandsNED
1952 HungaryHUN YugoslaviaYUG ItalyITA
1956 HungaryHUN YugoslaviaYUG Soviet UnionURS
1960 ItalyITA Soviet UnionURS HungaryHUN
1964 HungaryHUN YugoslaviaYUG Soviet UnionURS
1968 YugoslaviaYUG Soviet UnionURS HungaryHUN
1972 Soviet UnionURS HungaryHUN United StatesUSA
1976 HungaryHUN ItalyITA NetherlandsNED
1980 Soviet UnionURS YugoslaviaYUG HungaryHUN
1984 YugoslaviaYUG United StatesUSA West GermanyFRG
1988 YugoslaviaYUG United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS
1992 ItalyITA SpainESP Unified TeamEUN
1996 SpainESP CroatiaCRO ItalyITA
2000 HungaryHUN Russian FederationRUS YugoslaviaSCG
2004 HungaryHUN Serbia and MontenegroSCG Russian FederationRUS
2008 HungaryHUN United StatesUSA SerbiaSRB
2012 CroatiaCRO ItalyITA SerbiaSRB
2016 SerbiaSRB CroatiaCRO ItalyITA

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Hungary HUN 9 3 3 15
Great Britain GBR 4 0 0 4
Yugoslavia YUG 3 4 0 7
Italy ITA 3 2 3 8
Soviet Union URS 2 2 3 7
United States USA 1 4 4 9
Croatia CRO 1 2 0 3
Germany GER 1 2 0 3
Spain ESP 1 1 0 2
France FRA 1 0 3 4
Serbia SRB 1 0 2 3
Belgium BEL 0 4 2 6
Sweden SWE 0 1 2 3
Russian Federation RUS 0 1 1 2
Serbia and Montenegro SCG 0 1 1 2
Netherlands NED 0 0 2 2
Unified Team EUN 0 0 1 1
West Germany FRG 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Dezső Gyarmati HUN 3 1 1 5
György Kárpáti HUN 3 0 1 4
Paul Radmilovic GBR 3 0 0 3
Charles Smith GBR 3 0 0 3
Tibor Benedek HUN 3 0 0 3
Tamás Kásás HUN 3 0 0 3
Péter Biros HUN 3 0 0 3
Gergő Kiss HUN 3 0 0 3
Tamás Molnár HUN 3 0 0 3
Zoltán Szécsi HUN 3 0 0 3