Hungary women's national water polo team

The Hungary women's national water polo team represents Hungary in international women's water polo competitions and friendly matches. The team is one of the leading teams in Europe since the early 1990s, claiming the world title at the 1994 World Aquatics Championships in Rome, Italy.

Hungary
Flag of Hungary.svg
FINA codeHUN
AssociationHungarian Water Polo Federation
ConfederationLEN (Europe)
Head coachAttila Bíró
Asst coachBertalan Áts
CaptainRita Keszthelyi
FINA ranking (since 2008)
Current4 (as of February 2020)
Highest4 (2008, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2019)
Lowest8 (2009, 2011)
Olympic Games
Appearances4 (first in 2004)
Best result4th place (2008, 2012, 2016)
World Championship
Appearances14 (first in 1986)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (1994, 2005)
World Cup
Appearances8 (first in 1988)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (2002)
World League
Appearances6 (first in 2004)
Best result2nd place, silver medalist(s) (2004)
European Championship
Appearances18 (first in 1985)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (1991, 2001, 2016)
Media
Websitewaterpolo.hu

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year[1] Position
  2004 6th place
  2008 4th place
  2012 4th place
  2016 4th place

World ChampionshipEdit

Year[1] Position
  1986 5th place
  1991 4th place
  1994  
  1998 7th place
  2001  
  2003 5th place
  2005  
  2007 4th place
  2009 7th place
  2011 9th place
  2013  
  2015 9th place
  2017 5th place
  2019 4th place

World CupEdit

Year[1] Position
  1988  
  1989  
  1993  
  1995  
  1999 4th place
  2002  
  2006 5th place
  2010 6th place
  2014 5th place

World LeagueEdit

Year[1] Position
  2004  
  2005 4th place
  2007 eliminated
  2010 6th place
  2011 eliminated
  2012 eliminated
  2013 4th place
  2014 eliminated
  2017 4th place
  2019 6th place

European ChampionshipEdit

Year Position
  1985  
  1987  
  1989  
  1991  
 1993  
  1995  
  1997 5th place
  1999 4th place
  2001  
  2003  
  2006  
  2008  
  2010 5th place
  2012  
  2014  
  2016  
  2018 4th place
  2020  

LEN Europa CupEdit

Year Position
  2018 6th place

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

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

Head coach: Attila Bíró

No Name Pos. Date of birth Height Weight L/R Caps Club
1 Edina Gangl GK (1990-06-25) 25 June 1990 (age 29) 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 64 kg (141 lb) R 123   UVSE
2 Dorottya Szilágyi W (1996-11-10) 10 November 1996 (age 23) 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 68 kg (150 lb) R 74   Egri VK
3 Zsuzsanna Máté DF (1996-09-01) 1 September 1996 (age 23) 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 80 kg (176 lb) R 32   Ferencvárosi TC
4 Gréta Gurisatti FP (1996-05-14) 14 May 1996 (age 24) 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 75 kg (165 lb) R 82   Dunaújvárosi FVE
5 Vanda Vályi FP (1999-08-13) 13 August 1999 (age 20) 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 64 kg (141 lb) R 38   Dunaújvárosi FVE
6 Rebecca Parkes CF (1994-08-16) 16 August 1994 (age 25) 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 83 kg (183 lb) R 19   UVSE
7 Anna Illés FP (1994-02-21) 21 February 1994 (age 26) 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (154 lb) R 163   Ferencvárosi TC
8 Rita Keszthelyi (C) AR (1991-12-10) 10 December 1991 (age 28) 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb) R 261   UVSE
9 Dóra Leimeter FP (1996-05-08) 8 May 1996 (age 24) 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 78 kg (172 lb) L 20   Budapesti VSC
10 Anikó Gyöngyössy CF (1990-05-21) 21 May 1990 (age 30) 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 98 kg (216 lb) R 78   Budapesti VSC
11 Natasa Rybanska CB (2000-04-10) 10 April 2000 (age 20) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 86 kg (190 lb) R 24   UVSE
12 Krisztina Garda AR (1994-07-16) 16 July 1994 (age 25) 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb) R 109   Dunaújvárosi FVE
13 Orsolya Csehó-Kovácsné GK (1988-11-22) 22 November 1988 (age 31) 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 70 kg (154 lb) R 117   Ferencvárosi TC

Past squadsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "HistoFINA – Water polo medalists and statistics – Download" (PDF). fina.org. FINA. September 2017. pp. 54, 55, 64, 74. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 May 2019. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Team Roster" (PDF). wp2020budapest.microplustiming.com. 12 January 2020. p. 7.

External linksEdit