División de Honor de Waterpolo

The Spanish water polo championship has been contested since 1912. The current league format was introduced in 1965. The top division is currently known as the División de Honor and consists of twelve clubs. The current champions (2018–19 season) are CN Atlètic-Barceloneta from Barcelona.

División de Honor
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2018–19 División de Honor de Waterpolo
Sportwater polo
Founded1912
No. of teams12
Country Spain
Most recent
champion(s)
Atlètic-Barceloneta (2018–19)
Most titlesCN Barcelona
(59 titles overall)
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toPrimera División
Domestic cup(s)Copa del Rey
Official websiterfen.es

CompetitionEdit

FormatEdit

The División de Honor season takes place between October and May, with every team playing each other home and away for a total of 22 matches. Points are awarded according to the following:

  • 3 points for a win
  • 1 points for a draw

The team with the highest number of points at the end of 22 rounds of matches become champions.

Promotion and relegationEdit

The bottom team in the standings at the end of the season is relegated to Primera División, while the top team from Primera División is promoted.

Previous winnersEdit

Spanish Championship (1912–1973)Edit

Spanish League (1965–present)Edit

Performance by clubEdit

Spanish ChampionshipEdit

Team Titles Years Won
Barcelona 40 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971
Atlètic-Barceloneta 1 1973
Montjuïc 1 1972

Spanish LeagueEdit

Team Titles Years Won
Barcelona 19 1965–66, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1974–75, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1986–87, 1990–91, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2004–05
Atlètic-Barceloneta 19 1969–70, 1972–73, 1973–74, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19
Montjuïc 7 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86
Catalunya 7 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1997–98
Real Canoe 2 1998–99, 1999–00

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "History of the Spanish Championship" (PDF) (in Spanish). rfen.es. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  • "History of the Spanish League" (PDF). rfen.es. Retrieved 12 February 2017.

External linksEdit