Spain men's national water polo team

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Spain
Association Real Federación Española de Natación
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Gabi Hernández
Asst coach David Dantin
Captain David Perrone
FINA code ESP
Olympic Games
Appearances 16 (first in 1920)
Best result 1st 1996
World Championships
Appearances 15 (first in 1973)
Best result 1st 1998, 2001
World League
Appearances 6 (first in 2002)
Best result 2nd 2002, 2006, 2012
World Cup
Appearances 12 (first in 1981)
Best result 3rd 1985, 1991, 1999, 2006, 2010
European Championship
Appearances ? (first in ?)
Best result 2nd (1991)
Mediterranean Games
Appearances 15 (first in 1951)
Best result 1st 1951, 2001, 2005
Spain men's national water polo team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold 1996 Atlanta Team Competition
Silver 1992 Barcelona Team Competition
World Championship
Gold 1998 Perth Team Competition
Gold 2001 Fukuoka Team Competition
Silver 1991 Perth Team Competition
Silver 1994 Rome Team Competition
Silver 2009 Rome Team Competition
Bronze 2007 Melbourne Team Competition
FINA Water Polo World Cup
Bronze 1985 Duisburg Team Competition
Bronze 1991 Barcelona Team Competition
Bronze 1999 Perth Team Competition
Bronze 2006 Budapest Team Competition
Bronze 2010 Oradea Team Competition
FINA World League
Silver 2002 Patras Team Competition
Silver 2006 Athens Team Competition
Silver 2012 Almaty Team Competition
European Championship
Silver 1991 Athens Team Competition
Bronze 1983 Rome Team Competition
Bronze 1993 Sheffield Team Competition
Bronze 2006 Belgrade Team Competition

The Spain men's national water polo team represents Spain in men's international water polo competitions and it is controlled by Real Federación Española de Natación.

The Spanish men's water polo team has won one gold Olympic medal and two World Championships, making them one of the most successful men's water polo teams in the world. They also have won 2 Olympic, 6 World Championships, 5 World Cup, 3 World League and 4 European Championships medals.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 1900Didn't participate
  • 1904Didn't participate
  • 1908Didn't participate
  • 1912Didn't participate
  • 1920 — 9th place
  • 1924 — 8th place
  • 1928 — 1/8 finals
  • 1932Didn't participate
  • 1936Didn't participate
  • 1948 — 8th place
  • 1952 — 8th place
  • 1956Didn't participate
 
  • 1960Didn't participate
  • 1964Didn't participate
  • 1968 — 9th place
  • 1972 — 10th place
  • 1976Didn't participate
  • 1980 — 4th place
  • 1984 — 4th place
  • 1988 — 6th place
  • 1992Silver medal.svg Silver medal
  • 1996Gold medal.svg Gold medal
  • 2000 — 4th place
  • 2004 — 6th place
 

World Championship[edit]

  • 1973 — 10th place
  • 1975 — 10th place
  • 1978 — 11th place
  • 1982 — 8th place
  • 1986 — 5th place
  • 19912nd Silver medal
  • 19942nd Silver medal
  • 19981st Gold medal
  • 20011st Gold medal
  • 2003 — 5th place
  • 2005 — 5th place
  • 20073rd Bronze medal
 
  • 20092nd Silver medal
  • 2011 — 5th place
  • 2013 — 5th place

World Cup[edit]

  • 1979Didn't participate
  • 1981 — 5th place
  • 1983 — 5th place
  • 19853rd Bronze medal
  • 1987 — 6th place
  • 1989 — 4th place
  • 19913rd Bronze medal
  • 1993Didn't participate
  • 1995 — 5th place
  • 1997 — 6th place
  • 19993rd Bronze medal
  • 2002 — 6th place
 
  • 20063rd Bronze medal
  • 20103rd Bronze medal

World League[edit]

  • 20022nd Silver medal
  • 2003Didn't participate
  • 2004 — 5th place
  • 2005 — Semifinal round
  • 20062nd Silver medal
  • 2007 — Semifinal round
  • 2008 — 5th place
  • 2009 — Semifinal round
  • 2010 — 6th place
  • 2011 — Semifinal round
  • 20122nd Silver medal
  • 2013 — Semifinal round

European Championship[edit]

  • 19912nd Silver medal
  • 19933rd Bronze medal
  • 1995 — 5th place
  • 1997 — 5th place
  • 1999 — 6th place
  • 2001 — 6th place
  • 2003 — 5th place
  • 20063rd Bronze medal
  • 2008 — 7th place
  • 2010 — 8th place
  • 2012 — 7th place
  • 2014 — 7th place

Mediterranean Games[edit]

  • 19511st Gold medal
  • 19553rd Bronze medal
  • 1959 — did not compete
  • 1963 — did not compete
  • 19673rd Bronze medal
  • 19713rd Bronze medal
  • 19753rd Bronze medal
  • 19793rd Bronze medal
  • 19832nd Silver medal
  • 19872nd Silver medal
  • 1991 — Fifth place
  • 1993 — Fourth place
 
  • 19973rd Bronze medal
  • 20011st Gold medal
  • 20051st Gold medal
  • 20092nd Silver medal
  • 20132nd Silver medal

Youth teams[edit]

U-20[edit]

  • FINA World Junior Water Polo Championships
  • Winner (3): 1983, 1987, 1991
  • Runner-up (2): 1993, 2011
  • Third place (1): 2005

U-18[edit]

  • FINA World Youth Water Polo Championships
  • Runner-up (1): 2014

See also[edit]

References[edit]