Water polo at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Water polo at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place at the Olympic Aquatic Centre where women competed for only the second time in the event at the Summer Olympics.

Twelve teams battled it out for the gold medal in the men's event, where Russia was trying to avenge their defeat by Hungary at the Sydney Olympics. There were eight teams in the women's event where holders Australia were hoping to retain the title.


Men's teams
Group A: Croatia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro and United States.
Group B: Australia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Italy and Spain

Women's teams
Group A: Australia, Greece, Italy and Kazakhstan.
Group B: Canada, Hungary, Russia and United States.

Medalists[edit]

Men's[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Hungary
Tibor Benedek
Péter Biros
Rajmund Fodor
István Gergely
Tamás Kásás
Gergely Kiss
Norbert Madaras
Tamás Molnár
Ádám Steinmetz
Barnabás Steinmetz
Zoltán Szécsi
Tamás Varga
Attila Vári
Serbia and Montenegro
Aleksandar Ćirić
Vladimir Gojković
Danilo Ikodinović
Viktor Jelenić
Predrag Jokić
Nikola Kuljača
Slobodan Nikić
Aleksandar Šapić
Dejan Savić
Denis Šefik
Petar Trbojević
Vanja Udovičić
Vladimir Vujasinović

Head Coach:
Nenad Manojlović
Russia
Roman Balashov
Revaz Chomakhidze
Alexander Yerishev
Aleksandr Fyodorov
Serguei Garbouzov
Dmitry Gorshkov
Nikolay Kozlov
Nikolai Maximov
Andrei Reketchinski
Dmitri Stratan
Vitaly Yurchik
Marat Zakirov
Irek Zinnurov


 2004 Men's Olympic Champions 

Hungary
Eighth title

Women's[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Italy
Francesca Conti
Martina Miceli
Carmela Allucci
Silvia Bosurgi
Elena Gigli
Manuela Zanchi
Tania di Mario
Cinzia Ragusa
Giusy Malato
Alexandra Araujo
Maddalena Musumeci
Melania Grego
Noémi Tóth

Head Coach:
Pierluigi Formiconi
Greece
Georgia Ellinaki
Dimitra Asilian
Antiopi Melidoni
Angeliki Karapataki
Kyriaki Liosi
Stavroula Kozompoli
Aikaterini Oikonomopoulou
Antigoni Roumpesi
Evangelia Moraitidou
Eftychia Karagianni
Georgia Lara
Antonia Moraiti
Anthoula Mylonaki

Head Coach:
United States
Jacqueline Frank
Heather Petri
Ericka Lorenz
Brenda Villa
Ellen Estes
Natalie Golda
Margaret Dingeldein
Kelly Rulon
Heather Moody
Robin Beauregard
Amber Stachowski
Nicolle Payne
Thalia Munro

Head Coach:

Teams[edit]

Men's rosters[edit]

Australia AUSTRALIA[edit]

Croatia CROATIA[edit]

Egypt EGYPT[edit]

Germany GERMANY[edit]

Greece GREECE[edit]

Hungary HUNGARY[edit]

Italy ITALY[edit]

Kazakhstan KAZAKHSTAN[edit]

Russia RUSSIA[edit]

Spain SPAIN[edit]

Serbia and Montenegro SERBIA & MONTENEGRO[edit]

United States UNITED STATES[edit]

Women's rosters[edit]

Australia AUSTRALIA[edit]

Canada CANADA[edit]

Greece GREECE[edit]

Hungary HUNGARY[edit]

Italy ITALY[edit]

Kazakhstan KAZAKHSTAN[edit]

Russia RUSSIA[edit]

United States UNITED STATES[edit]

See also[edit]

Match schedule[edit]