A1 Ethniki Water Polo

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A1 Ethniki Water Polo
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2015–16 A1 Ethniki (men's water polo)
Sport Water polo
Founded 1927
No. of teams 12
Country  Greece
Continent European Union Europe
Most recent
champion(s)
Olympiacos (30th title)
Most titles Ethnikos Piraeus (38)
TV partner(s) OTE Sport
Nova Sports
Relegation to A2 Ethniki Water Polo
Domestic cup(s) Greek Cup
Official website www.koe.org.gr

The A1 Ethniki (Greek: Α1 Εθνική Κατηγορία), often referred to as the Greek Water Polo League, is the highest professional water polo league in Greece. It is run by the Hellenic Swimming Federation. It is considered one of the top national leagues in European water polo, as its clubs have made significant success in European competitions.

History[edit]

  • 1926-27: Panhelladiko Championship (SEGAS)
  • 1927-28 to 1965-66: Panhellenic Championship
  • 1966-67 to 1985-86: A Ethniki
  • 1986-87 to present: A1 Ethniki

Title holders[edit]

Unofficial Championships[edit]

Official Championships[edit]

Titles by club[edit]

No. Club Winners Winning years
1.
600px Blu e Bianco (Strisce)2.png Ethnikos Piraeus
38
1926, 1931, 1948, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969*, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1994, 2006
2.
600px Quadrado Branco com uma figura olimpica grega.PNG Olympiacos
30
1927, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1969*, 1971, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
3.
Flag of nop.png NOP
8
1935, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1945, 1946, 1950
4.
Giallo e Nero Aris.JPG Aris
4
1928, 1929, 1930, 1932
5.
600px Blu e Bianco dolphin.png Glyfada
4
1986, 1987, 1989, 1990
6.
600px Bianco Blu e Rosso diagonale con ancora Dorata.png Vouliagmeni
4
1991, 1997, 1998, 2012
  • The bolded teams are currently playing in the 2014-15 season of the Greek League.

Titles by City[edit]

The following table lists the Greek water polo champions by city.

No. City (Πόλη) Titles Winning Clubs
1.
Piraeus
68
600px Blu e Bianco (Strisce)2.png Ethnikos Piraeus (38)
600px Quadrado Branco com uma figura olimpica grega.PNG Olympiacos (30)
2.
Athens
8

600px Blu e Bianco dolphin.png Glyfada (4)
600px Bianco Blu e Rosso diagonale con ancora Dorata.png Vouliagmeni (4)
3.
Patras
8
Flag of nop.png NOP (8)
4.
Thessaloniki
4
Giallo e Nero Aris.JPG Aris (4)
  • The bolded teams are currently playing in the 2014-15 season of the Greek League.

Greek clubs in European competitions[edit]

Coppa dei campioni pallanuoto.svg Champions League Coppa LEN.svg Euro Cup Cup Winners' Cup (defunct)
C RU SF C RU SF C RU SF
600px Quadrado Branco com uma figura olimpica grega.PNG Olympiacos 1 2002 1 1 0 2
600px Blu e Bianco (Strisce)2.png Ethnikos Piraeus 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
600px Bianco Blu e Rosso diagonale con ancora Dorata.png Vouliagmeni 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1997 0
Rosso e Blu (Diagonale).png Panionios 0 0 0 0 2 1
Flag of nop.png NO Patras 0 1 0

LEN Super Cup :

Team Winner Runners-up
600px Quadrado Branco com uma figura olimpica grega.PNG Olympiacos 2002 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Decision of General Secretariat Athletic by President C.Aslanidis - 24/09/1969

External links[edit]