Water polo at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's team rosters

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These are the rosters of all participating teams at the women's water polo tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Abbreviations
Pos. Position Cap number
CF Centre Forward CB Centre Back
D Defense GK Goalkeeper

Pool A[edit]

Australia[edit]

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

Head coach: Greg McFadden

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Lea Yanitsas GK 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 15 March 1989 Australia Sydney Uni Water Polo Club
2 Gemma Beadsworth CF 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 17 July 1987 Australia Fremantle Marlins
3 Hannah Buckling CB 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 3 June 1992 Australia Sydney Uni Water Polo Club
4 Holly Lincoln-Smith CF 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 26 March 1988 Australia Cronulla Sharks
5 Keesja Gofers D 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 16 March 1990 Australia Sydney Uni Water Polo Club
6 Bronwen Knox (c) CF 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 16 April 1986 Australia Victorian Tigers
7 Rowena Webster CB 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 27 December 1987 Australia Victorian Tigers
8 Glencora Ralph CB 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 8 August 1988 Australia Fremantle Marlins
9 Zoe Arancini D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 14 July 1991 Australia Fremantle Marlins
10 Ashleigh Southern CF 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 22 October 1992 Australia Brisbane Barracudas
11 Isobel Bishop D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 8 September 1991 Australia Sydney Uni Water Polo Club
12 Nicola Zagame D 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 11 August 1990 Australia Cronulla Sharks
13 Kelsey Wakefield GK 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 1 June 1991 Australia Queensland Breakers

Brazil[edit]

The following is the Brazilian roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2]

Head coach: Canada Patrick Oaten

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Tess Oliveira GK 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 6 January 1987 Brazil Pinheiros
2 Diana Abla CF 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 29 July 1995 Brazil Pinheiros
3 Marina Zablith (c) CB 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 4 March 1987 Brazil Pinheiros
4 Marina Canetti CF 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 24 January 1983 Brazil Flamengo
5 Lucianne Barroncas D 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 1 April 1988 Brazil Pinheiros
6 Izabella Chiappini D 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 28 September 1995 Brazil Pinheiros
7 Amanda Oliveira D 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 6 January 1987 Brazil Pinheiros
8 Luíza Carvalho CF 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 2 July 1983 Brazil Pinheiros
9 Camila Pedrosa CF 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 60 kg (132 lb) 12 March 1975 Brazil Paulistano
10 Viviane Bahia CB 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 14 February 1994 Brazil Pinheiros
11 Mariana Duarte W 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 5 October 1986 Brazil Paineiras do Morumby
12 Gabriela Mantellato D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 28 October 1991 Brazil Pinheiros
13 Victória Chamorro GK 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 10 July 1996 Brazil Paineiras do Morumby

Italy[edit]

The following is the Italian roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3]

Head coach: Fabio Conti

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

Russia[edit]

The following is the Russian roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[4]

Head coach: Alexandr Gaidukov

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Anna Ustyukhina GK 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 18 March 1989 Russia SKIF-CSP Izmailovo
2 Nadezhda Fedotova D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 20 May 1988 Russia Kinef Kirishi
3 Ekaterina Prokofyeva (c) D 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 13 March 1991 Russia Kinef Kirishi
4 Elvina Karimova D 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 25 March 1994 Russia Uralochka Zlatoust
5 Maria Borisova D 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 28 July 1997 Russia SKIF-CSP Izmailovo
6 Olga Belova CB 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 60 kg (132 lb) 27 August 1993 Russia Uralochka Zlatoust
7 Ekaterina Lisunova D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 6 October 1989 Russia Ugra Khanty-Mansiysk
8 Anastasia Simanovich CF 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 23 January 1995 Russia Kinef Kirishi
9 Anna Timofeeva CF 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 18 July 1987 Russia Ugra Khanty-Mansiysk
10 Evgenia Soboleva CB 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 26 August 1988 Russia Kinef Kirishi
11 Evgeniya Ivanova D 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 26 July 1987 Russia Kinef Kirishi
12 Anna Grineva CB 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 31 January 1988 Russia Spartak Volgograd
13 Anna Karnaukh GK 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 31 August 1993 Russia Kinef Kirishi

Pool B[edit]

China[edit]

The following is the Chinese roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[5]

Head coach: Brazil Ricardo Azevedo

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Yang Jun GK 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 28 April 1988 China Tianjin
2 Ma Huanhuan D 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 13 January 1990 China Guangxi
3 Mei Xiaohan CB 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 11 November 1996 China Tianjin
4 Xiong Dunhan CF 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 11 November 1998 China Hunan
5 Niu Guannan D 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 10 May 1992 China Guangxi
6 Sun Yating CF 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 24 February 1988 China Tianjin
7 Song Donglun D 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 28 April 1991 China Tianjin
8 Zhang Cong D 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 3 May 1990 China Tianjin
9 Zhao Zihan D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 4 September 1993 China Shanghai
10 Zhang Weiwei D 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 7 October 1990 China Sichuan
11 Wang Xinyan CB 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 26 April 1991 China Shanghai
12 Zhang Jing D 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 16 June 1996 China Fujian
13 Peng Lin GK 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 4 April 1995 China Hunan

Hungary[edit]

The following is the Hungarian roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[6]

Head coach: Attila Bíró

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Edina Gangl GK 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 25 June 1990 Hungary UVSE
2 Dóra Czigány D 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 60 kg (132 lb) 23 October 1992 Hungary Eger
3 Dóra Antal D 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 9 September 1993 Hungary UVSE
4 Hanna Kisteleki CF 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 10 March 1991 Hungary UVSE
5 Gabriella Szűcs D 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 7 March 1988 Hungary UVSE
6 Orsolya Takács CB 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 20 May 1985 Hungary BVSC
7 Anna Illés CB 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 21 February 1994 United States California Golden Bears
8 Rita Keszthelyi (c) D 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 10 December 1991 Hungary UVSE
9 Ildikó Tóth CF 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 23 April 1987 Hungary UVSE
10 Barbara Bujka CF 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 5 September 1986 Hungary Szeged
11 Dóra Csabai CB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 20 April 1989 Hungary UVSE
12 Krisztina Garda CB 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 16 July 1994 Hungary Dunaújvárosi Főiskola
13 Orsolya Kasó GK 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 22 November 1988 Hungary Dunaújvárosi Főiskola

Spain[edit]

The following is the Spanish roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[7]

Head coach: Miki Oca

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth Club
1 Laura Ester GK 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 22 January 1990 Spain Sabadell
2 Marta Bach CB 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 17 February 1993 Spain Mataró
3 Anna Espar D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 8 January 1993 Spain Sabadell
4 Beatriz Ortiz D 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 21 June 1995 Spain Rubí
5 Matilde Ortiz CB 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 16 September 1990 Spain Sabadell
6 Paula Leitón CF 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 27 April 2000 Spain Terrassa
7 Clara Espar D 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 29 September 1994 Spain Sabadell
8 Pilar Peña Carrasco D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 4 April 1986 Spain Sabadell
9 Judith Forca D 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 7 June 1996 Spain Sabadell
10 Roser Tarragó D 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 25 March 1993 Spain Mataró
11 Maica García Godoy CF 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 17 October 1990 Spain Sabadell
12 Laura López D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 13 January 1988 Spain Mataró
13 Patricia Herrera GK 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 9 February 1993 Spain Madrid Moscardó

United States[edit]

The following is the American roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[8]

Head coach: Adam Krikorian

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Samantha Hill GK 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 8 June 1992 United States Santa Barbara WP Foundation
2 Madeline Musselmann D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 16 June 1998 United States Corona del Mar Aquatics
3 Melissa Seidemann CB 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 26 June 1990 United States New York Athletic Club
4 Rachel Fattal D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 10 December 1993 United States SoCal
5 Caroline Clark CB 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 28 June 1990 United States New York Athletic Club
6 Maggie Steffens (c) CB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 4 June 1993 United States New York Athletic Club
7 Courtney Mathewson D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 14 September 1986 United States New York Athletic Club
8 Kiley Neushul D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 5 March 1993 United States Santa Barbara WP Foundation
9 Aria Fischer CF 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 2 March 1999 United States SET Water Polo
10 Kaleigh Gilchrist D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 16 May 1992 United States New York Athletic Club
11 Makenzie Fischer CB 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 29 March 1997 United States SET Water Polo
12 Kami Craig CF 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 21 July 1987 United States New York Athletic Club
13 Ashleigh Johnson GK 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 12 September 1994 United States New York Athletic Club

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sydney golden girls help announce Rio women's water polo team". Australian Olympic Committee. 20 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Seleções de polo aquático são definidas para os Jogos Olímpicos Rio 2016" [Water polo teams are determined for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games] (in Portuguese). Brazilian Olympic Committee. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Olimpiadi. Il Setterosa per Rio de Janeiro" [Olympics: Setterosa to Rio de Janeiro] (in Italian). Federazione Italiana Nuoto. 17 July 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Стал известен состав женской сборной по водному поло" [The composition of the women's national water polo team identified] (in Russian). Sport Express. 27 July 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  5. ^ "2016里约奥运中国水球大名单 中国女水整装待发" [2016 Rio Olympics: The list of Chinese water polo players announced] (in Chinese). Sohu. 18 July 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Irány, Rio!" [Off to Rio!] (in Hungarian). Magyar Vízilabda Szövetség. 18 July 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Las 13 que estaran en Rio" [13 players will be in Rio] (in Spanish). Royal Spanish Swimming Federation. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  8. ^ McDougall, Chrös (16 June 2016). "Four Returning Olympians Lead 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo Team". United States Olympic Committee. Retrieved 21 June 2016.

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