Italy women's national water polo team

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Italy
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Association Italian Swimming Federation
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Fabio Conti
Asst coach Barbara Bufardeci
Paolo Zizza
Captain Elisa Queirolo
FINA code ITA
Olympic Games
Appearances 4 (first in 2004)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (2004)
World Championships
Appearances 11 (first in 1994)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1998, 2001)
World League
Appearances 3 (first in 2004)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (2006)
World Cup
Appearances 8 (first in 1989)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (1993, 2006)
European Championship
Appearances 14 (first in 1989)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (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, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
Olympic Games 1 1 0 2
World Championship 2 1 2 5
European Championship 5 2 1 8
Universiade 0 0 1 1
Mediterranean Games not yet disputed
Total 8 4 3 15

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 20041st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 20086th place
  • 20127th place
  • 20162nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal

Olympic Year Tournament[edit]

  • 19963rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal

World Championship[edit]

  • 19943rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal
  • 19981st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 20011st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 20032nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 20057th place
  • 20075th place
  • 20114th place
  • 201310th place
  • 20153rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal
  • 20176th place

FINA World League[edit]

FINA World Cup[edit]

  • 19898th place
  • 19915th place
  • 19932nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 19955th place
  • 19974th place
  • 19993rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal
  • 20025th place
  • 20062nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal

European Championship[edit]

  • 19894th place
  • 19913rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal
  • 19934th place
  • 19951st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 19971st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 19991st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 20012nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 20031st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 20062nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 20084th place
  • 20104th place
  • 20121st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 20144th place
  • 20163rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.[1]

Head coach: Fabio Conti

Name Pos. Height Weight L/R Date of birth 2016/17 club
1 Giulia Gorlero GK 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (154 lb) R 26 September 1990 Italy Cosenza Nuoto
2 Chiara Tabani D 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb) R 27 August 1994 Spain Sabadell
3 Arianna Garibotti D 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb) R 9 December 1989 Italy Orizzonte Catania
4 Elisa Queirolo (c) D 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb) R 6 March 1991 Italy Plebiscito Padova
5 Federica Radicchi D 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) R 21 December 1988 Italy Waterpolo Messina
6 Rosaria Aiello CF 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 74 kg (163 lb) R 12 May 1989 Italy Waterpolo Messina
7 Domitilla Picozzi D R 5 June 1998 Italy SIS Roma
8 Roberta Bianconi D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 76 kg (168 lb) R 8 July 1989 Greece Olympiacos
9 Giulia Emmolo D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb) L 16 October 1991 Greece Olympiacos
10 Valeria Palmieri CF 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 102 kg (225 lb) R 18 October 1993 Italy Orizzonte Catania
11 Aleksandra Cotti D 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb) R 13 December 1988 Italy Rapallo
12 Sara Dario D 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 63 kg (139 lb) R 17 October 1994 Italy Plebiscito Padova
13 Federica Eugenia Lavi GK R 22 February 1994 Italy Rapallo

Past squads[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Budapest 2017 Italian Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 25 July 2017. 

Notes[edit]

  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

External links[edit]