Hungary women's national water polo team

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Hungary
Flag of Hungary.svg
Association Hungarian Swimming Association
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Attila Bíró
Asst coach László Tóth
Captain Rita Keszthelyi
FINA code HUN
Olympic Games
Appearances 4 (first in 2004)
Best result 4th place (2008, 2012, 2016)
World Championships
Appearances 12 (first in 1986)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1994, 2005)
World League
Appearances 8 (first in 2004)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (2004)
World Cup
Appearances 8 (first in 1988)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (2002)
European Championship
Appearances 3 (first in 1985)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1991, 2001, 2016)

The Hungary women's national water polo team represents Hungary in international women's water polo competitions and friendly matches. The team is one of the leading teams in Europe since the early 1990s, claiming the world title at the 1994 World Aquatics Championships in Rome, Italy.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position
Greece 2004 6th place
China 2008 4th place
United Kingdom 2012 4th place
Brazil 2016 4th place

World Championship[edit]

Year Position
Spain 1986 5th place
Australia 1991 4th place
Italy 1994 Gold medal icon.svg
Australia 1998 7th place
Japan 2001 Silver medal icon.svg
Spain 2003 5th place
Canada 2005 Gold medal icon.svg
Australia 2007 4th place
Italy 2009 7th place
China 2011 9th place
Spain 2013 Bronze medal icon.svg
Russia 2015 9th place

World League[edit]

Year Position
United States 2004 Silver medal icon.svg
Russia 2005 4th place
Canada 2007 eliminated
United States 2010 6th place
China 2011 eliminated
China 2012 eliminated
China 2013 4th place
China 2014 eliminated

World Cup[edit]

Year Position
New Zealand 1988 Silver medal icon.svg
Netherlands 1989 Bronze medal icon.svg
Italy 1993 Bronze medal icon.svg
Australia 1995 Bronze medal icon.svg
Canada 1999 4th place
Australia 2002 Gold medal icon.svg
China 2006 5th place
New Zealand 2010 6th place

European Championship[edit]

Year Position
Norway 1985 Silver medal icon.svg
France 1987 Silver medal icon.svg
West Germany 1989 Silver medal icon.svg
Greece 1991 Gold medal icon.svg
United Kingdom1993 Bronze medal icon.svg
Austria 1995 Silver medal icon.svg
Spain 1997 5th place
Italy 1999 4th place
Hungary 2001 Gold medal icon.svg
Slovenia 2003 Silver medal icon.svg
Serbia 2006 Bronze medal icon.svg
Spain 2008 Bronze medal icon.svg
Croatia 2010 5th place
Netherlands 2012 Bronze medal icon.svg
Hungary 2014 Bronze medal icon.svg
Serbia 2016 Gold medal icon.svg

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Hungarian roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1] ‹See Tfd›view · talk

Head coach: Attila Bíró

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Gangl, EdinaEdina Gangl GK 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 25 June 1990 Hungary UVSE
2 Czigány, DóraDóra Czigány D 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 60 kg (132 lb) 23 October 1992 Hungary Eger
3 Antal, DóraDóra Antal D 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 9 September 1993 Hungary UVSE
4 Kisteleki, HannaHanna Kisteleki CF 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 10 March 1991 Hungary UVSE
5 Szűcs, GabriellaGabriella Szűcs D 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 7 March 1988 Hungary UVSE
6 Takács, OrsolyaOrsolya Takács CB 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 20 May 1985 Hungary BVSC
7 Illés, AnnaAnna Illés CB 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 21 February 1994 United States California Golden Bears
8 Keszthelyi, RitaRita Keszthelyi (c) D 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 10 December 1991 Hungary UVSE
9 Tóth, IldikóIldikó Tóth CF 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 23 April 1987 Hungary UVSE
10 Bujka, BarbaraBarbara Bujka CF 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 5 September 1986 Hungary Szeged
11 Csabai, DóraDóra Csabai CB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 20 April 1989 Hungary UVSE
12 Garda, KrisztinaKrisztina Garda CB 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 16 July 1994 Hungary Dunaújvárosi Főiskola
13 Kasó, OrsolyaOrsolya Kasó GK 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 22 November 1988 Hungary Dunaújvárosi Főiskola

Past squads[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Irány, Rio!" [Off to Rio!] (in Hungarian). Magyar Vízilabda Szövetség. 18 July 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016. 

External links[edit]