Netherlands women's national water polo team

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Association Royal Dutch Swimming Federation
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Arno Havenga
Olympic Games
Appearances 2 (first in 2000)
Best result 1st, 2008
World Championships
Appearances 11 (first in 1986)
Best result 1st, 1991
World League
Appearances 2 (first in 2005)
Best result 5th place, 2006
World Cup
Appearances 12 (first in 1979)
Best result 1st, 1980, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1977, 1999

The Netherlands women's national water polo team is the national team of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It was one of the leading teams in the world during the 1980s and 1990s. More recently they claimed the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The team is governed by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Zwembond (KNZB).


Olympic Games[edit]

Olympic Year Tournament[edit]

  • 19961st place

World Championship[edit]

European Championship[edit]

World League[edit]

World Cup[edit]

  • 19792nd place
  • 19801st place
  • 19812nd place
  • 19831st place
  • 19843rd place
  • 19881st place
  • 19891st place
  • 19911st place
  • 19931st place
  • 19952nd place
  • 19971st place
  • 19991st place
  • 2002did not compete
  • 2006did not compete
  • 2010did not compete

Holiday Cup[edit]

  • 1998did not compete
  • 19995th place
  • 20004th place
  • 2001did not compete
  • 2002did not compete
  • 20035th place
  • 2004did not compete
  • 20065th place
  • 20072nd place
  • 2009


See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Official website
  • Press Info issued by the Dutch Swimming Federation
  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)