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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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AssociationItalian Swimming Federation
ConfederationLEN (Europe)
Head coachFabio Conti
Asst coachPaolo Zizza
CaptainElisa Queirolo
FINA codeITA
Olympic Games
Appearances4 (first in 2004)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (2004)
World Championships
Appearances11 (first in 1994)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (1998, 2001)
World League
Appearances10 (first in 2004)
Best result2nd, silver medalist(s) (2006)
World Cup
Appearances8 (first in 1989)
Best result2nd, silver medalist(s) (1993, 2006)
European Championship
Appearances15 (first in 1989)
Best result1st, 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
  • 2008 — 6th place
  • 2012 — 7th place
  • 2016  Silver medal

Olympic Year TournamentEdit

  • 1996  Bronze medal

World ChampionshipEdit

  • 1994  Bronze medal
  • 1998  Gold medal
  • 2001  Gold medal
  • 2003  Silver medal
  • 2005 — 7th place
  • 2007 — 5th place
  • 2011 — 4th place
  • 2013 — 10th place
  • 2015  Bronze medal
  • 2017 — 6th place

FINA World LeagueEdit

  • 2004  Bronze medal
  • 2005 — 8th place
  • 2006  Silver medal
  • 2009 — 8th place
  • 2011  Silver medal
  • 2012 — 8th place
  • 2013 — 6th place
  • 2014  Silver medal
  • 2015 — 7th place
  • 2016 — 5th place

FINA World CupEdit

  • 1989 — 8th place
  • 1991 — 5th place
  • 1993  Silver medal
  • 1995 — 5th place
  • 1997 — 4th place
  • 1999  Bronze medal
  • 2002 — 5th place
  • 2006  Silver medal

European ChampionshipEdit

  • 1989 — 4th place
  • 1991  Bronze medal
  • 1993 — 4th place
  • 1995  Gold medal
  • 1997  Gold medal
  • 1999  Gold medal
  • 2001  Silver medal
  • 2003  Gold medal
  • 2006  Silver medal
  • 2008 — 4th place
  • 2010 — 4th place
  • 2012  Gold medal
  • 2014 — 4th place
  • 2016  Bronze medal
  • 2018 — 6th place

LEN Europa CupEdit

Year Position
  2018 5th place

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Roster for the 2018 Women's European Water Polo Championship.[1]

Head coach: Fabio Conti

No Name Date of birth Position L/R Height Weight Club
1 Giulia Gorlero (1990-09-26) 26 September 1990 (age 28) Goalkeeper R 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb)   A.S.D. Cosenza Nuoto
2 Chiara Tabani (1994-08-27) 27 August 1994 (age 24) Defender R 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb)   SIS Roma
3 Arianna Garibotti (1989-12-09) 9 December 1989 (age 28) Field player R 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb)   AS Orizzonte Catania
4 Silvia Avegno (1997-06-15) 15 June 1997 (age 21) Field player 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb)   Rapallo Pallanuoto
5 Elisa Queirolo (C) (1991-03-06) 6 March 1991 (age 27) Wing R 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb)   CS Plebiscito Padova
6 Rosaria Aiello (1989-05-12) 12 May 1989 (age 29) Field player R 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 74 kg (163 lb)   AS Orizzonte Catania
7 Domitilla Picozzi (1998-06-05) 5 June 1998 (age 20) Wing R 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 67 kg (148 lb)   SIS Roma
8 Roberta Bianconi (1989-07-08) 8 July 1989 (age 29) Field player R 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 76 kg (168 lb)   AS Orizzonte Catania
9 Giulia Emmolo (1991-10-16) 16 October 1991 (age 27) Wing R 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb)   Olympiacos
10 Valeria Palmieri (1993-10-18) 18 October 1993 (age 25) Centre forward R 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 102 kg (225 lb)   AS Orizzonte Catania
11 Arianna Gragnolati (1996-09-04) 4 September 1996 (age 22) Field player R 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 72 kg (159 lb)   Rapallo Pallanuoto
12 Sara Dario (1994-10-17) 17 October 1994 (age 24) Defender R 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 63 kg (139 lb)   CS Plebiscito Padova
13 Federica Lavi (1994-02-22) 22 February 1994 (age 24) Goalkeeper R 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 68 kg (150 lb)   Rapallo Pallanuoto

Past squadsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Roster" (PDF). wp2018bcn.microplustiming.com. 16 July 2018.

NotesEdit

  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

External linksEdit