Water polo at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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The water polo tournament at the 1976 Summer Olympics was held from July 18 to July 27, 1976 in Montreal, Canada.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Hungary
Gábor Csapó
Tibor Cservenyák
Tamás Faragó
György Gerendás
György Horkai
György Kenéz
Ferenc Konrád
Endre Molnár
László Sárosi
Attila Sudár
István Szívós, Jr.
Italy
Umberto Panerai
Roldano Simeoni
Riccardo De Magistris
Alessandro Ghibellini
Sante Marsili
Vincenzo D'Angelo
Marcello Del Duca
Gianni De Magistris
Alberto Alberani
Silvio Baracchini
Luigi Castagnola
Netherlands
Alex Boegschoten
Ton Buunk
Piet de Zwarte
Andy Hoepelman
Evert Kroon
Nico Landeweerd
Hans Smits
Gijze Stroboer
Rik Toonen
Hans van Zeeland
Jan Evert Veer

Participating teams[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Italy 5 3 2 1 0 26 13 +13
2.  Yugoslavia 4 3 1 2 0 25 10 +15
3.  Cuba 3 3 1 1 1 22 15 +7
4.  Iran 0 3 0 0 3 4 39 –35
  • July 18, 1976
Yugoslavia  4 – 4  Cuba
Italy  12 – 1  Iran
  • July 19, 1976
Yugoslavia  15 – 0  Iran
Italy  6 – 6  Cuba
  • July 20, 1976
Yugoslavia  6 – 6  Italy
Cuba  12 – 3  Iran

Group B[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Netherlands 6 3 3 0 0 14 10 +4
2.  Romania 3 3 1 1 1 18 14 +4
3.  Soviet Union 3 3 1 1 1 14 12 +2
4.  Mexico 0 3 0 0 3 10 20 –10
  • July 18, 1976
Netherlands  5 – 3  Mexico
Romania  5 – 5  Soviet Union
  • July 19, 1976
Netherlands  3 – 2  Soviet Union
Romania  8 – 3  Mexico
  • July 20, 1976
Netherlands  6 – 5  Romania
Soviet Union  7 – 4  Mexico

Group C[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Hungary 6 3 3 0 0 15 8 +2
2.  West Germany 4 3 2 0 1 9 7 +2
3.  Canada 2 3 1 0 2 8 14 –6
4.  Australia 0 3 0 0 3 14 17 –3
  • July 18, 1976
Hungary  7 – 6  Australia
Canada  0 – 5  West Germany
  • July 19, 1976
West Germany  4 – 3  Australia
Canada  2 – 4  Hungary
  • July 20, 1976
Hungary  4 – 0  West Germany
Canada  6 – 5  Australia

Classification round[edit]

Group D[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
7.  Cuba 9 5 4 1 0 34 14 +20
8.  Soviet Union 7 5 3 1 1 33 16 +17
9.  Canada 6 5 2 2 1 27 21 +6
10.  Mexico 5 5 1 3 1 26 19 +5
11.  Australia 3 5 1 1 3 20 25 –5
12.  Iran 0 5 0 0 3 8 53 –45
  • July 22, 1976
Cuba  5 – 0 1  Soviet Union
Canada  4 – 3  Australia
Mexico  11 – 3  Iran
  • July 23, 1976
Soviet Union  4 – 3  Mexico
Canada  5 – 7  Cuba
Australia  8 – 2  Iran
  • July 24, 1976
Cuba  4 – 4  Mexico
Soviet Union  7 – 2  Australia
Canada  8 – 1  Iran
  • July 26, 1976
Cuba  10 – 2  Iran
Canada  6 – 6  Soviet Union
Australia  4 – 4  Mexico
  • July 27, 1976
Cuba  8 – 3  Australia
Soviet Union  16 – 0  Iran
Canada  4 – 4  Mexico

1 The Soviet Union forfeited the match due to player illness.

Group E[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Hungary 9 5 4 1 0 30 24 +6
2.  Italy 6 5 2 2 1 21 20 +1
3.  Netherlands 6 5 2 2 1 18 17 +1
4.  Romania 5 5 1 3 1 26 25 +1
5.  Yugoslavia 3 5 0 3 2 21 24 –3
6.  West Germany 1 5 0 1 4 15 21 –6
  • July 22, 1976
Hungary  6 – 5  Italy
Netherlands  3 – 2  West Germany
Romania  5 – 5  Yugoslavia
  • July 23, 1976
Hungary  5 – 3  West Germany
Italy  5 – 4  Yugoslavia
Netherlands  4 – 4  Romania
  • July 24, 1976
Hungary  5 – 3  Netherlands
Italy  4 – 4  Romania
Yugoslavia  4 – 4  West Germany
  • July 26, 1976
Hungary  9 – 8  Romania
Italy  4 – 3  West Germany
Netherlands  5 – 3  Yugoslavia
  • July 27, 1976
Hungary  5 – 5  Yugoslavia
Italy  3 – 3  Netherlands
Romania  5 – 3  West Germany

Final ranking[edit]

See also[edit]


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