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 Paolo Zizza
Captain Tania Di Mario
FINA code ITA
Olympic Games
Appearances 4 (first in 2004)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (2004)
World Championships
Appearances 10 (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

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]

The following is the Italian roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1] view · talk

Head coach: Fabio Conti

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Gorlero, GiuliaGiulia Gorlero GK 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 26 September 1990 Italy Despar Messina
2 Tabani, ChiaraChiara Tabani CB 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 27 August 1994 Italy Mediostar Prato
3 Garibotti, AriannaArianna Garibotti D 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 9 December 1989 Italy Despar Messina
4 Queirolo, ElisaElisa Queirolo CB 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 6 March 1991 Italy Plebiscito Padova
5 Radicchi, FedericaFederica Radicchi CB 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 21 December 1988 Italy Despar Messina
6 Aiello, RosariaRosaria Aiello CF 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 12 May 1989 Italy Despar Messina
7 Di Mario, TaniaTania Di Mario (c) D 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 4 May 1979 Italy L’Ekipe Orizzonte
8 Bianconi, RobertaRoberta Bianconi CB 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 8 July 1989 Greece Olympiacos
9 Emmolo, Giulia EnricaGiulia Enrica Emmolo D 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 16 October 1991 Greece Olympiacos
10 Pomeri, FrancescaFrancesca Pomeri CF 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 18 February 1993 Italy Città di Cosenza
11 Cotti, AleksandraAleksandra Cotti CF 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 13 December 1988 Italy Rapallo Pallanuoto
12 Frassinetti, TeresaTeresa Frassinetti CF 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 24 December 1985 Italy Rari Nantes Bogliasco
13 Teani, LauraLaura Teani GK 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 13 March 1991 Italy Plebiscito Padova

Past squads[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

External links[edit]