A1 Ethniki Water Polo

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A1 Ethniki Water Polo
Sport Water polo
Founded 1927
No. of teams 12
Country  Greece
Continent European Union Europe
Most recent champion(s) Olympiacos
Most titles Ethnikos Piraeus (37)
TV partner(s) OTE Sport
Nova Sports
Domestic cup(s) Greek Cup
Official website www.koe.org.gr

The A1 Ethniki (Greek: Α1 Εθνική Κατηγορία), often referred to as the Greek Water Polo League, is the highest professional water polo league in Greece. It is run by the Hellenic Swimming Federation. It is considered one of the top national leagues in European water polo, as its clubs have made significant success in European competitions.

History[edit]

  • 1926-27: Panhelladiko Championship (SEGAS)
  • 1927-28 to 1965-66: Panhellenic Championship
  • 1966-67 to 1985-86: A Ethniki
  • 1986-87 to present: A1 Ethniki

Title holders[edit]

Performances by club[edit]

No. Club Winners Winning years
1.
600px Blu e Bianco (Strisce)2.png Ethnikos Piraeus
38
1926, 1931, 1948, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1987–88, 1993–94, 2005–06
2.
600px Quadrado Branco com uma figura olimpica grega.PNG Olympiacos
28
1927, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1968–69*, 1970–71, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2013–14
3.
Flag of nop.png NOP
8
1935, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1945, 1946, 1950
4.
Giallo e Nero Aris.JPG Aris
4
1928, 1929, 1930, 1932
5.
600px Blu e Bianco dolphin.png Glyfada
4
1985–86, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90
6.
600px Bianco Blu e Rosso diagonale con ancora Dorata.png Vouliagmeni
4
1990–91, 1996–97, 1997–98, 2011–12
  • The bolded teams are currently playing in the 2014-15 season of the Greek League.

Titles by Region[edit]

The following table lists the Greek water polo champions by administrative regions of Greece.

No. Region (Περιφέρεια) Titles Winning Clubs
1.
Attica
74
600px Blu e Bianco (Strisce)2.png Ethnikos Piraeus (38)
600px Quadrado Branco com uma figura olimpica grega.PNG Olympiacos (28)
600px Blu e Bianco dolphin.png Glyfada (4)
600px Bianco Blu e Rosso diagonale con ancora Dorata.png Vouliagmeni (4)
2.
West Greece
8
Flag of nop.png NOP (8)
3.
Central Macedonia
4
Giallo e Nero Aris.JPG Aris (4)
  • The bolded teams are currently playing in the 2014-15 season of the Greek League.

Greek water polo clubs in European competitions[edit]

LEN Champions League :

Team Winner Years Won
Olympiacos 1 2002

LEN Cup Winners' Cup (defunct) :

Team Winner Years Won
Vouliagmeni 1 1997

LEN Euro Cup :

Team Winner Years Won

LEN Super Cup :

Team Winner Years Won
Olympiacos 1 2002

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Decision of General Secretariat Athletic by President C.Aslanidis - 24/09/1969

External links[edit]