Germany men's national water polo team

The Germany national water polo team represents Germany in international men's water polo competitions and friendly matches. It was named Germany's Sportsteam of the Year in 1981.

Germany
Flag of Germany.svg
FINA codeGER
AssociationGerman Swimming Federation
ConfederationLEN (Europe)
Head coachHagen Stamm
Asst coachUwe Brinkmann
CaptainJulian Real
FINA ranking (since 2008)
Current18 (as of 9 August 2021)
Highest7 (2009)
Olympic Games (team statistics)
Appearances17 (first in 1900)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (1928)
World Championship
Appearances15 (first in 1973)
Best result3rd place, bronze medalist(s) (1982)
World Cup
Appearances8 (first in 1979)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (1985)
World League
Appearances2 (first in 2005)
Best result3rd place, bronze medalist(s) (2005)
European Championship
Appearances31 (first in 1926)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (1981, 1989)
Media
Websitedsv.de/wasserball

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

  1. ^ East Germany won the play-off and represented the United Team of Germany in 1964

World ChampionshipEdit

  • As West Germany
  • As Germany

FINA World CupEdit

  • As West Germany
    • 1979 – 5th place[1]
    • 1981 – not qualified after boycott of 1980 Olympic Games
    • 1983  Silver medal
    • 1985  Gold medal
    • 1987  Bronze medal
    • 1989 – 5th place
  • As Germany

FINA World LeagueEdit

European ChampionshipEdit

  • As Germany
    • 1926  Bronze medal
    • 1927 – 5th place
    • 1931  Silver medal
    • 1934  Silver medal
    • 1938  Silver medal
  • As West Germany
    • 1954 – 6th place
    • 1958 – 7th place
    • 1966 – 7th place
    • 1970 – 7th place
    • 1974 – 8th place
    • 1977 – 6th place
    • 1981  Gold medal
    • 1983 – 5th place
    • 1985  Bronze medal
    • 1987 – 4th place
    • 1989  Gold medal
  • As Germany

Current squadEdit

Roster for the 2020 Men's European Water Polo Championship.[2]

Head coach: Hagen Stamm

No Name Pos. L/R Date of birth Height Weight Caps Club
1 Moritz Schenkel GK R (1990-09-04) 4 September 1990 (age 31) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 120   Waspo Hannover
2 Ben Reibel AR R (1997-08-27) 27 August 1997 (age 24) 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 15   Spandau 04
3 Timo van der Bosch W R (1993-11-29) 29 November 1993 (age 28) 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 95   SV Ludwigsburg 08
4 Julian Real (C) DF R (1989-12-22) 22 December 1989 (age 32) 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 110 kg (240 lb) 260   Waspo Hannover
5 Hannes Schulz W R (1990-05-25) 25 May 1990 (age 32) 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 70   OSC Potsdam
6 Maurice Jüngling AR R (1991-10-06) 6 October 1991 (age 30) 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 140   Spandau 04
7 Dennis Strelezkij W R (1998-04-22) 22 April 1998 (age 24) 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 50   Spandau 04
8 Lucas Gielen DF R (1990-11-26) 26 November 1990 (age 31) 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 106 kg (234 lb) 220   Spandau 04
9 Marko Stamm AR R (1988-08-30) 30 August 1988 (age 33) 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 265   Spandau 04
10 Mateo Ćuk CB R (1990-02-21) 21 February 1990 (age 32) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 108 kg (238 lb) 75   Spandau 04
11 Marin Restović W L (1990-07-22) 22 July 1990 (age 31) 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 105   Spandau 04
12 Dennis Eidner CF R (1989-08-04) 4 August 1989 (age 32) 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 112 kg (247 lb) 200   ASC Duisburg
13 Kevin Götz GK R (1993-02-03) 3 February 1993 (age 29) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 79   Waspo Hannover

Notable former coachesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "HistoFINA – Water polo medalists and statistics" (PDF). fina.org. FINA. September 2019. pp. 4, 14, 25, 40, 48. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 August 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  2. ^ "2020 European Championships roster" (PDF). wp2020budapest.microplustiming.com. p. 5. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Sport in Kürze". Onetz.de (in German). 3 March 2009. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Niculae Firoiu". Munzinger-Archiv (in German). Retrieved 15 October 2016.

External linksEdit