Water polo at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Water polo
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
VenuesYoyogi National Gymnasium
Date11–18 October 1964
Competitors137 from 13 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Yugoslavia
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Soviet Union
← 1960
1968 →
Water polo at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan

Water polo at the 1964 Summer Olympics was held at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Shibuya, Tokyo. The gymnasium was built in 1961-1964 as the first indoor pool for Olympic water polo; it also hosted all swimming and diving events and could accommodate over 13,000 people.

In the water polo tournament two teams from each of the four preliminary groups advanced to two semi-finals, and their four winners competed for the medals. The scores from preliminary rounds were taken into account in the semifinals, and the scores from the semifinals were taken into account in the finals.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Men’s tournament  Hungary
Miklós Ambrus
László Felkai
János Konrád
Zoltán Dömötör
Tivadar Kanizsa
Péter Rusorán
György Kárpáti
Mihály Mayer
Dezső Gyarmati
Dénes Pócsik
András Bodnár
 Yugoslavia
Milan Muškatirović
Ivo Trumbić
Vinko Rosić
Zlatko Šimenc
Božidar Stanišić
Ante Nardelli
Zoran Janković
Mirko Sandić
Frane Nonković
Ozren Bonačić
Karlo Stipanić
 Soviet Union
Igor Grabovsky
Vladimir Kuznetsov
Boris Grishin
Boris Popov
Nikolay Kalashnikov
Zenon Bortkevich
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Vladimir Semyonov
Viktor Ageyev
Leonid Osipov
Eduard Egorov

References[edit]

Coordinates: 35°40′47″N 139°42′45″E / 35.6797°N 139.7124°E / 35.6797; 139.7124