Greece women's national water polo team

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Greece
Association crest
Nickname(s) Galanolefki (The Blue-white)
Association Hellenic Swimming Federation
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Giorgos Morfesis
Captain Antigoni Roumpesi
FINA code GRE
Olympic Games
Appearances 2 (first in 2004)
Best result 2 2004
World Championships
Appearances 8 (first in 1998)
Best result 1 2011
World League
Appearances 7 (first in 2004)
Best result 1 2005
World Cup
Appearances 5 (first in 1997)
Best result 6th place 1997, 2006

The Greece women's national water polo team represents Greece in international women's water polo competitions. Since the 2000s, Greece have emerged as one of the leading powers in the world, becoming World Champions after their gold medal win at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships. They have also won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics, the gold medal at the 2005 World League and the silver medals at the 2010 and 2012 European Championships.

Results[edit]

Olympic Year Tournament[edit]

Year Position
Netherlands 1996  [a]4th[a]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position
Greece 2004 2
China 2008 8th
Total 2/4

World Aquatics Championship[edit]

Year Position
Australia 1998 5th
Japan 2001 7th
Spain 2003 9th
Canada 2005 5th
Australia 2007 8th
Italy 2009 4th
China 2011 1
Spain 2013 6th
Total 8/11

FINA World League[edit]

Year Position
United States 2004 6th
Russia 2005 1
Canada 2007 3
Russia 2009 7th
United States 2010 3
China 2011 4th
China 2012 3
Total 7/9

FINA World Cup[edit]

Year Position
France 1997 6th
Canada 1999 8th
Australia 2002 7th
China 2006 6th
New Zealand 2010 7th
Total 5/15

European Championships[edit]

Year Position
West Germany 1989 7th
Greece 1991 7th
United Kingdom 1993 7th
Austria 1995 4th
Spain 1997 7th
Italy 1999 5th
Hungary 2001 4th
Slovenia 2003 5th
Serbia 2006 6th
Spain 2008 6th
Croatia 2010 2
Netherlands 2012 2
Total 12/14

Note

a. ^ The women had to wait for Olympic recognition by the IOC, and played their own "Olympic Tournament" with twelve competing teams, from May 29 to June 7, 1996 in Emmen, Netherlands.

Honours[edit]

Med 1.png Gold medals[edit]

Med 2.png Silver medals[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze medals[edit]

Competition 1 2 3 Total
Olympic Games 0 1 0 1
World Championship 1 0 0 1
World League 1 0 3 4
European Championship 0 2 0 2
Total 2 3 3 8

Rosters[edit]









References[edit]

  • FINA
  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

External links[edit]