Italy women's national water polo team

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Tania Di Mario (3rd standing from left) and Setterosa, with Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi after Olympic gold medal at Quirinale in 2004.

The Italy women's national water polo team represents Italy in international women's water polo competitions and friendly matches. The team is one of the leading teams in Europe since the mid-1990s, claiming the title at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The squad is nicknamed the Setterosa.

Palmarès[edit]

Competition 1 2 3 Total
Olympic Games 1 0 0 1
World Championship 2 1 1 4
European Championship 5 2 1 8
Universiade 0 0 0 0
Mediterranean Games not yet disputed
Total 8 3 2 13

Details[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Olympic Year Tournament[edit]

  • 19963 Bronze medal

World Championship[edit]

  • 1986did not compete
  • 1991did not compete
  • 19943 Bronze medal
  • 19981 Gold medal
  • 20011 Gold medal
  • 20032 Silver medal
  • 20057th place
  • 20075th place
  • 20114th place
  • 201310th place

FINA World League[edit]

  • 20043 Bronze medal
  • 20058th place
  • 20062 Silver medal
  • 2007did not compete

FINA World Cup[edit]

  • 1979did not compete
  • 1980did not compete
  • 1981did not compete
  • 1983did not compete
  • 1984did not compete
  • 1988did not compete
  • 19898th place
  • 19915th place
  • 19932 Silver medal
  • 19955th place
  • 19974th place
  • 19993 Bronze medal
  • 20025th place
  • 20062 Silver medal

European Championship[edit]

  • 1985did not compete
  • 1987did not compete
  • 19894th place
  • 19913 Bronze medal
  • 19934th place
  • 19951 Gold medal
  • 19971 Gold medal
  • 19991 Gold medal
  • 20012 Silver medal
  • 20031 Gold medal
  • 20062 Silver medal
  • 20084th place
  • 20104th place
  • 20121 Gold medal

Squads[edit]

Current[edit]

The following is the Italian roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1] view · talk

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
Rambaldi Guidasci, GiuliaGiulia Rambaldi Guidasci 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 11 November 1986
1 Gigli, ElenaElena Gigli GK 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 9 July 1985
2 Abbate, SimonaSimona Abbate CB 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 22 August 1983
3 Casanova, ElisaElisa Casanova CF 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 26 November 1973
6 Lapi, AllegraAllegra Lapi D 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 8 September 1985
7 Di Mario, TaniaTania Di Mario D 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 4 May 1979
8 Bianconi, RobertaRoberta Bianconi D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 8 July 1989
9 Emmolo, Giulia EnricaGiulia Enrica Emmolo D 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 16 October 1991
11 Cotti, AleksandraAleksandra Cotti D 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 13 December 1988
12 Frassinetti, TeresaTeresa Frassinetti CF 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 24 December 1985
13 Gorlero, GiuliaGiulia Gorlero GK 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 26 September 1990
14 Pelle, AnikoAnikó Pelle CB 28 September 1978
15 Radicchi, FedericaFederica Radicchi CB 21 December 1988
Head coach: Mauro Maugeri

Former[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012. 

Notes[edit]

  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

External links[edit]