Netherlands women's national water polo team

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Netherlands
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
AssociationRoyal Dutch Swimming Federation
ConfederationLEN (Europe)
Head coachArno Havenga
Asst coachEvangelos Doudesis
CaptainDagmar Genee
FINA codeNED
Olympic Games
Appearances2 (first in 2000)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (2008)
World Championships
Appearances13 (first in 1986)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (1991)
World League
Appearances6 (first in 2005)
Best result2nd, silver medalist(s) (2018)
World Cup
Appearances12 (first in 1979)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (1980, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1977, 1999)
European Championship
Appearances17 (first in 1985)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (1985, 1987, 1988, 1993, 2018)

The Netherlands women's national water polo team is the national team of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It was one of the leading teams in the world during the 1980s and 1990s. More recently they claimed the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The team is governed by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Zwembond (KNZB).

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Australia 2000 4th place 7 3 0 4 35 36 Squad
Greece 2004 did not qualify
China 2008 Gold medal icon.svg 6 3 1 2 52 50 Squad
United Kingdom 2012 did not qualify
Brazil 2016 did not qualify

World Championship[edit]

Year Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Spain 1986 Silver medal icon.svg 9 7 0 2 111 49
Australia 1991 Gold medal icon.svg 7 6 0 1 71 47
Italy 1994 Silver medal icon.svg 7 5 0 2 73 39
Australia 1998 Silver medal icon.svg 8 7 0 1 71 33
Japan 2001 9th place 5 1 0 4 21 34
Spain 2003 6th place 6 3 2 1 63 34 Squad
Canada 2005 10th place 6 2 0 4 33 43 Squad
Australia 2007 9th place 6 3 0 3 52 47 Squad
Italy 2009 5th place 7 5 1 1 72 64 Squad
China 2011 7th place 7 3 2 2 70 56 Squad
Spain 2013 7th place 7 3 1 3 95 71 Squad
Russia 2015 Silver medal icon.svg 7 4 1 2 78 38 Squad
Hungary 2017 9th place 6 4 0 2 78 42 Squad

European Championship[edit]

Year Position
Norway 1985 Gold medal icon.svg
France 1987 Gold medal icon.svg
West Germany 1989 Gold medal icon.svg
Greece 1991 Silver medal icon.svg
United Kingdom1993 Gold medal icon.svg
Austria 1995 Bronze medal icon.svg
Spain 1997 Bronze medal icon.svg
Italy 1999 Silver medal icon.svg
Hungary 2001 5th place
Slovenia 2003 4th place
Serbia 2006 5th place
Spain 2008 5th place
Croatia 2010 Bronze medal icon.svg
Netherlands 2012 6th place
Hungary 2014 Silver medal icon.svg
Serbia 2016 Silver medal icon.svg
Spain 2018 Gold medal icon.svg

World League[edit]

World Cup[edit]

Holiday Cup[edit]

LEN Europa Cup[edit]

Year Position
Spain 2018 4th place

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Roster for the 2018 Women's European Water Polo Championship.[1]

Head coach: Arno Havenga

No Name Date of birth Position L/R Height Weight Club
1 Laura Aarts (1996-08-10) 10 August 1996 (age 22) Goalkeeper R 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 80 kg (180 lb) Hungary Dunaújvárosi FVE
2 Maud Megens (1996-02-06) 6 February 1996 (age 23) Field player R 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 71 kg (157 lb) United States USC
3 Dagmar Genee (C) (1989-01-31) 31 January 1989 (age 30) Centre back R 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb) Netherlands UZSC Utrecht
4 Sabrina van der Sloot (1991-03-16) 16 March 1991 (age 28) Wing R 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) Italy AS Orizzonte Catania
5 Iris Wolves (1994-05-09) 9 May 1994 (age 25) Centre forward R 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 75 kg (165 lb) Netherlands Polar Bears
6 Nomi Stomphorst (1992-08-23) 23 August 1992 (age 26) Wing R 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb) Netherlands GZC Donk
7 Bente Rogge (1997-10-02) 2 October 1997 (age 21) Defender R 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 72 kg (159 lb) United States Arizona State Sun Devils
8 Vivian Sevenich (1993-02-28) 28 February 1993 (age 26) Centre forward L 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (180 lb) Hungary UVSE
9 Kitty-Lynn Joustra (1998-01-11) 11 January 1998 (age 21) Centre forward R 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 78 kg (172 lb) United States California Golden Bears
10 Ilse Koolhaas (1997-06-11) 11 June 1997 (age 22) Defender R 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 76 kg (168 lb) Italy AS Orizzonte Catania
11 Rozanne Voorvelt (2001-04-25) 25 April 2001 (age 18) Defender R 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb) Netherlands ZVL-1886
12 Brigitte Sleeking (1998-03-19) 19 March 1998 (age 21) Field player R 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb) Spain CN Sant Andreu
13 Debby Willemsz (1994-05-10) 10 May 1994 (age 25) Goalkeeper R 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb) Spain CN Mataró

Past squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster" (PDF). wp2018bcn.microplustiming.com. 16 July 2018.
  2. ^ "BCN 2009 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  3. ^ "BCN 2011 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  4. ^ "BCN 2013 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  5. ^ "BCN 2015 Netherlands Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 18 August 2015.

External links[edit]

  • Official website
  • Press Info issued by the Dutch Swimming Federation
  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)