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Italy women's national water polo team

The Italy women's national water polo team represents Italy in international women's water polo competitions and friendly matches. The team is one of the leading teams in Europe since the mid-1990s, claiming the title at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The squad is nicknamed the Setterosa.

Italy
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Association Italian Swimming Federation
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Fabio Conti
Asst coach Barbara Bufardeci
Paolo Zizza
Captain Elisa Queirolo
FINA code ITA
Olympic Games
Appearances 4 (first in 2004)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (2004)
World Championships
Appearances 11 (first in 1994)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1998, 2001)
World League
Appearances 3 (first in 2004)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (2006)
World Cup
Appearances 8 (first in 1989)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (1993, 2006)
European Championship
Appearances 14 (first in 1989)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1995, 1997, 1999, 2012)
Tania Di Mario (3rd standing from left) and Setterosa, with Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi after Olympic gold medal at Quirinale in 2004.

Contents

PalmarèsEdit

Competition       Total
Olympic Games 1 1 0 2
World Championship 2 1 2 5
European Championship 5 2 1 8
Universiade 0 0 1 1
Mediterranean Games not yet disputed
Total 8 4 3 15

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2004  Gold medal
  • 20086th place
  • 20127th place
  • 2016  Silver medal

Olympic Year TournamentEdit

  • 1996  Bronze medal

World ChampionshipEdit

  • 1994  Bronze medal
  • 1998  Gold medal
  • 2001  Gold medal
  • 2003  Silver medal
  • 20057th place
  • 20075th place
  • 20114th place
  • 201310th place
  • 2015  Bronze medal
  • 20176th place

FINA World LeagueEdit

FINA World CupEdit

  • 19898th place
  • 19915th place
  • 1993  Silver medal
  • 19955th place
  • 19974th place
  • 1999  Bronze medal
  • 20025th place
  • 2006  Silver medal

European ChampionshipEdit

  • 19894th place
  • 1991  Bronze medal
  • 19934th place
  • 1995  Gold medal
  • 1997  Gold medal
  • 1999  Gold medal
  • 2001  Silver medal
  • 2003  Gold medal
  • 2006  Silver medal
  • 20084th place
  • 20104th place
  • 2012  Gold medal
  • 20144th place
  • 2016  Bronze medal

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.[1]

Head coach: Fabio Conti

Name Pos. Height Weight L/R Date of birth 2016/17 club
1 Giulia Gorlero GK 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (154 lb) R 26 September 1990   Cosenza Nuoto
2 Chiara Tabani D 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb) R 27 August 1994   Sabadell
3 Arianna Garibotti D 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb) R 9 December 1989   Orizzonte Catania
4 Elisa Queirolo (c) D 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb) R 6 March 1991   Plebiscito Padova
5 Federica Radicchi D 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) R 21 December 1988   Waterpolo Messina
6 Rosaria Aiello CF 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 74 kg (163 lb) R 12 May 1989   Waterpolo Messina
7 Domitilla Picozzi D R 5 June 1998   SIS Roma
8 Roberta Bianconi D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 76 kg (168 lb) R 8 July 1989   Olympiacos
9 Giulia Emmolo D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb) L 16 October 1991   Olympiacos
10 Valeria Palmieri CF 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 102 kg (225 lb) R 18 October 1993   Orizzonte Catania
11 Aleksandra Cotti D 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb) R 13 December 1988   Rapallo
12 Sara Dario D 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 63 kg (139 lb) R 17 October 1994   Plebiscito Padova
13 Federica Eugenia Lavi GK R 22 February 1994   Rapallo

Past squadsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Budapest 2017 Italian Women's Water Polo Team" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 25 July 2017. 

NotesEdit

  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

External linksEdit