United States men's national water polo team

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United States
Association United States Aquatic Sports
Confederation ASUA (Americas)
Head coach Dejan Udovičić
Asst coach Jack Kocur
Alex Rodriguez
Captain Tony Azevedo
Most caps Tony Azevedo
Top scorer Tony Azevedo
FINA code USA
Olympic Games
Appearances 22 (first in 1904)
Best result Winners (1904)
World Championships
Appearances 16 (first in 1973)
Best result 4th place (1986, 1991, 2009)
World League
Appearances 7 (first in 2002)
Best result Runners up (2008)
World Cup
Appearances 12 (first in 1979)
Best result Winners (1991, 1997)
Pan American Games
Appearances 16 (first in 1951)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1959, 1967, 1971, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015)

The United States men's national water polo team is the representative for the United States of America in international men's water polo.

The team is the only non-European squad to win medals in the water polo Olympic tournament, most recently during the 2008 Summer Olympics, where they won a silver medal after losing the final to Hungary 14–10.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 19041st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal (Demonstration event)
  • 1920 — 4th place
  • 19243rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal
  • 1928 — Quarterfinals
  • 19323rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal
  • 1936 — First round
  • 1948 — Second round
  • 1952 — 4th place
  • 1956 — 5th place
  • 1960 — 7th place
  • 1964 — Second round
  • 1968 — 5th place
  • 19723rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal
  • 19842nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 19882nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 1992 — 4th place
  • 1996 — 7th place
  • 2000 — 6th place
  • 2004 — 7th place
  • 20082nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 2012 — 8th place
  • 2016 — 10th place

World Championship[edit]

FINA World League[edit]

  • 2002 — Preliminary round
  • 20033rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze medal
  • 2004 — 6th place
  • 2005 — Semifinal round
  • 2006 — 5th place
  • 2007 — 5th place
  • 20082nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 2009 — 4th place
  • 2010 — 5th place
  • 2015 — 4th place
  • 20162nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal

FINA Water Polo World Cup[edit]

  • 19792nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 19814th place
  • 19834th place
  • 19852nd, silver medalist(s) Silver medal
  • 1987 — 4th place
  • 1989 — 8th place
  • 19911st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 1993 — 4th place
  • 1995 — 4th place
  • 19971st, gold medalist(s) Gold medal
  • 19996th place
  • 20027th place
  • 20104th place

Team[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

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

Head coach: Serbia Dejan Udovičić

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Moses, MerrillMerrill Moses GK 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 13 August 1977 United States New York Athletic Club
2 Dunstan, ThomasThomas Dunstan D 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 29 September 1997 United States Regency WP Club
3 Hallock, BenBen Hallock CF 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 22 November 1997 United States Los Angeles WP Club
4 Obert, AlexAlex Obert CB 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 18 December 1991 United States New York Athletic Club
5 Roelse, AlexAlex Roelse CB 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 10 January 1995 United States UCLA Bruins
6 Cupido, LucaLuca Cupido D 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 9 November 1995 United States Newport WP Foundation
7 Samuels, JoshJosh Samuels D 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 8 July 1991 United States New York Athletic Club
8 Azevedo, TonyTony Azevedo (c) D 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 21 November 1981 United States New York Athletic Club
9 Bowen, AlexAlex Bowen D 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 14 September 1993 United States New York Athletic Club
10 Bonanni, BretBret Bonanni D 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 20 January 1994 United States New York Athletic Club
11 Smith, JesseJesse Smith CB 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 109 kg (240 lb) 27 April 1983 United States New York Athletic Club
12 Mann, JohnJohn Mann CF 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 113 kg (249 lb) 27 January 1978 United States New York Athletic Club
13 Baron, McQuinMcQuin Baron GK 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 27 October 1995 United States Regency WP Club

Former squads[edit]

References[edit]

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