Italy women's national water polo team

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Italy
Flag of Italy.svg
Association Italian Swimming Federation
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Fabio Conti
Asst coach Paolo Zizza
Captain Tania Di Mario
FINA code ITA
Olympic Games
Appearances 4 (first in 2004)
Best result 1st (2004)
World Championships
Appearances 10 (first in 1994)
Best result 1st (1998, 2001)
World League
Appearances 3 (first in 2004)
Best result 2nd (2006)
World Cup
Appearances 8 (first in 1989)
Best result 2nd (1993, 2006)
European Championship
Appearances 14 (first in 1989)
Best result 1st (1995, 1997, 1999, 2012)
Tania Di Mario (3rd standing from left) and Setterosa, with Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi after Olympic gold medal at Quirinale in 2004.

The Italy women's national water polo team represents Italy in international women's water polo competitions and friendly matches. The team is one of the leading teams in Europe since the mid-1990s, claiming the title at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The squad is nicknamed the Setterosa.

Palmarès[edit]

Competition 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Olympic Games 1 0 0 1
World Championship 2 1 2 5
European Championship 5 2 1 8
Universiade 0 0 1 1
Mediterranean Games not yet disputed
Total 8 3 3 14

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 20041st Gold medal
  • 20086th place
  • 20127th place
  • 2016Qualified

Olympic Year Tournament[edit]

  • 19963rd Bronze medal

World Championship[edit]

  • 19943rd Bronze medal
  • 19981st Gold medal
  • 20011st Gold medal
  • 20032nd Silver medal
  • 20057th place
  • 20075th place
  • 20114th place
  • 201310th place
  • 20153rd Bronze medal

FINA World League[edit]

FINA World Cup[edit]

  • 19898th place
  • 19915th place
  • 19932nd Silver medal
  • 19955th place
  • 19974th place
  • 19993rd Bronze medal
  • 20025th place
  • 20062nd Silver medal

European Championship[edit]

  • 19894th place
  • 19913rd Bronze medal
  • 19934th place
  • 19951st Gold medal
  • 19971st Gold medal
  • 19991st Gold medal
  • 20012nd Silver medal
  • 20031st Gold medal
  • 20062nd Silver medal
  • 20084th place
  • 20104th place
  • 20121st Gold medal
  • 20144th place
  • 20163rd Bronze medal

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Roster at the 2016 Women's European Water Polo Championship.

No. Name Date of birth Position L/R Height Weight
1 Gorlero, GiuliaGiulia Gorlero 26 September 1990 Goalkeeper 179 cm (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb)
2 Tabani, ChiaraChiara Tabani 27 August 1994 176 cm (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb)
3 Garibotti, AriannaArianna Garibotti 9 December 1989 169 cm (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb)
4 Queirolo, ElisaElisa Queirolo 6 March 1991 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb)
5 Radicchi, FedericaFederica Radicchi 21 December 1988 169 cm (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb)
6 Aiello, RosariaRosaria Aiello 12 May 1989 174 cm (5 ft 9 in) 74 kg (163 lb)
7 Di Mario, TaniaTania Di Mario 4 May 1979 167 cm (5 ft 6 in) 59 kg (130 lb)
8 Bianconi, RobertaRoberta Bianconi 8 July 1989 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 76 kg (168 lb)
9 Emmolo, Giulia EnricaGiulia Enrica Emmolo 16 October 1991 172 cm (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb)
10 Pomeri, FrancescaFrancesca Pomeri 18 February 1993 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) 73 kg (161 lb)
11 Cotti, AleksandraAleksandra Cotti 13 December 1988 166 cm (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb)
12 Frassinetti, TeresaTeresa Frassinetti 24 December 1985 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb)
13 Teani, LauraLaura Teani 13 March 1991 Goalkeeper 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 66 kg (146 lb)

Past squads[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

External links[edit]