List of Olympic medalists in water polo (men)

Men's water polo has been part of the Summer Olympics program since 1900. Hungary men's national water polo team has won sixteen Olympic medals, becoming the most successful country in men's tournament.

There are fifty-nine male athletes who have won three or more Olympic medals in water polo. Dezső Gyarmati of Hungary is the only athlete of either gender to win five Olympic medals in water polo.[1]

AbbreviationsEdit

Rk Rank Ref Reference LH Left-handed
Pos Playing position FP Field player GK Goalkeeper
(C) Captain p. page pp. pages

Medalists by tournamentEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1900 Paris
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  Mixed team (ZZX) (Osborne Swimming Club of Manchester)[2]
Thomas Coe
Robert Crawshaw
William Henry
John Arthur Jarvis
Peter Kemp
Victor Lindberg (NZL)
Frederick Stapleton
  Belgium (BEL) (Brussels Swimming and Water Polo Club)
Jean de Backer
Victor de Behr
Henri Cohen
Fernand Feyaerts
Oscar Grégoire
Albert Michant
Georges Romas
Guillaume Séron
Victor Sonnemans
A. R. Upton
  Mixed team (ZZX) (Libellule de Paris)[2]
Bill Burgess (GBR)
Jules Clévenot
Alphonse Decuyper
Louis Laufray
Henri Peslier
Auguste Pesloy
Paul Vasseur
  France (FRA) (Pupilles de Neptune de Lille)[2]
Auguste Camelin
Eugène Coulon
Jean Fardelle
Antoine Fiolet
Pierre Gellé
Louis Marc
Louis Martin
Désiré Mérchez
1904 St. Louis
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1908 London
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  Great Britain (GBR)
George Cornet
Charles Forsyth
George Nevinson
Paul Radmilovic
Charles Smith
Thomas Thould
George Wilkinson
  Belgium (BEL)
Victor Boin
Herman Donners
Fernand Feyaerts
Oscar Grégoire
Herman Meyboom
Albert Michant
Joseph Pletincx
  Sweden (SWE)
Robert Andersson
Erik Bergvall
Pontus Hanson
Harald Julin
Torsten Kumfeldt
Axel Runström
Gunnar Wennerström
1912 Stockholm
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  Great Britain (GBR)
Isaac Bentham
Charles Bugbee
George Cornet
Arthur Edwin Hill
Paul Radmilovic
Charles Smith
George Wilkinson
  Sweden (SWE)
Robert Andersson
Vilhelm Andersson
Erik Bergqvist
Max Gumpel
Pontus Hanson
Harald Julin
Torsten Kumfeldt
  Belgium (BEL)
Victor Boin
Félicien Courbet
Herman Donners
Albert Durant
Oscar Grégoire
Herman Meyboom
Joseph Pletincx
1920 Antwerp
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  Great Britain (GBR)
Charles Bugbee
William Henry Dean
Christopher Jones
William Peacock
Noel Purcell
Paul Radmilovic
Charles Smith
  Belgium (BEL)
René Bauwens
Gérard Blitz
Maurice Blitz
Pierre Dewin
Albert Durant
Paul Gailly
Pierre Nijs
Joseph Pletincx
  Sweden (SWE)
Erik Andersson
Robert Andersson
Vilhelm Andersson
Nils Backlund
Erik Bergqvist
Max Gumpel
Pontus Hanson
Harald Julin
Torsten Kumfeldt
Theodor Nauman
1924 Paris
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  France (FRA)
Albert Deborgies
Noël Delberghe
Robert Desmettre
Paul Dujardin
Albert Mayaud
Henri Padou
Georges Rigal
  Belgium (BEL)
Gérard Blitz
Maurice Blitz
Joseph Cludts
Joseph De Combe
Pierre Dewin
Albert Durant
Georges Fleurix
Paul Gailly
Joseph Pletincx
Jules Thiry
Jean-Pierre Vermetten
  United States (USA)
Arthur Austin
Charles E. Collett
Jam Handy
Oliver Horn
Fred Lauer
George Mitchell
John Norton
Wally O'Connor
George Schroth
Herb Vollmer
Johnny Weissmuller
1928 Amsterdam
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  Germany (GER)
Max Amann
Karl Bähre
Emil Benecke
Johann Blank
Otto Cordes
Fritz Gunst
Erich Rademacher
Joachim Rademacher
  Hungary (HUN)
István Barta
Olivér Halassy
Márton Homonnai
Sándor Ivády
Alajos Keserű
Ferenc Keserű
József Vértesy
  France (FRA)
Émile Bulteel
Henri Cuvelier
Paul Dujardin
Jules Keignaert
Henri Padou
Ernest Rogez
Albert Thévenon
Achille Tribouillet
Albert Vandeplancke
1932 Los Angeles
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  Hungary (HUN)
István Barta
György Bródy
Olivér Halassy
Márton Homonnai
Sándor Ivády
Alajos Keserű
Ferenc Keserű
János Németh
Miklós Sárkány
József Vértesy
  Germany (GER)
Emil Benecke
Otto Cordes
Hans Eckstein
Fritz Gunst
Erich Rademacher
Joachim Rademacher
Hans Schulze
Heiko Schwartz
  United States (USA)
Austin Clapp
Philip Daubenspeck
Charles Finn
Charles McCallister
Wally O'Connor
Cal Strong
Herbert Wildman
1936 Berlin
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  Hungary (HUN)
Mihály Bozsi
Jenő Brandi
György Bródy
Olivér Halassy
Kálmán Hazai
Márton Homonnai
György Kutasi
István Molnár
János Németh
Miklós Sárkány
Sándor Tarics
  Germany (GER)
Bernhard Baier
Fritz Gunst
Josef Hauser
Alfred Kienzle
Paul Klingenburg
Heinrich Krug
Hans Schneider
Hans Schulze
Gustav Schürger
Helmuth Schwenn
Fritz Stolze
  Belgium (BEL)
Gérard Blitz
Albert Castelyns
Pierre Coppieters
Joseph De Combe
Henri De Pauw
Henri Disy
Fernand Isselé
Edmond Michiels
Henri Stoelen
1948 London
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  Italy (ITA)
Gildo Arena
Emilio Bulgarelli
Pasquale Buonocore
Aldo Ghira
Mario Majoni
Geminio Ognio
Gianfranco Pandolfini
Tullio Pandolfini
Cesare Rubini
  Hungary (HUN)
Jenő Brandi
Oszkár Csuvik
Dezső Fábián
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
Endre Győrfi
Miklós Holop
László Jeney
Dezső Lemhényi
Károly Szittya
István Szívós Sr.
  Netherlands (NED)
Cor Braasem
Hennie Keetelaar
Nijs Korevaar
Joop Rohner
Frits Ruimschotel
Piet Salomons
Frits Smol
Hans Stam
Ruud van Feggelen
1952 Helsinki
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  Hungary (HUN)
Róbert Antal
Antal Bolvári
Dezső Fábián
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
István Hasznos
László Jeney
György Kárpáti
Dezső Lemhényi
Kálmán Markovits
Miklós Martin
Károly Szittya
István Szívós Sr.
György Vizvári
  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Veljko Bakašun
Marko Brainović
Vladimir Ivković
Zdravko Ježić
Zdravko-Ćiro Kovačić
Ivo Kurtini
Lovro Radonjić
Ivo Štakula
Boško Vuksanović
  Italy (ITA)
Gildo Arena
Lucio Ceccarini
Renato De Sanzuane
Raffaello Gambino
Salvatore Gionta
Maurizio Mannelli
Geminio Ognio
Carlo Peretti
Enzo Polito
Cesare Rubini
Renato Traiola
1956 Melbourne
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  Hungary (HUN)
Antal Bolvári
Ottó Boros
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
István Hevesi
László Jeney
Tivadar Kanizsa
György Kárpáti
Kálmán Markovits
Mihály Mayer
István Szívós Sr.
Ervin Zádor
  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Ivo Cipci
Tomislav Franjković
Vladimir Ivković
Zdravko Ježić
Hrvoje Kačić
Zdravko-Ćiro Kovačić
Lovro Radonjić
Marijan Žužej
  Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Ageyev
Pyotr Breus
Boris Goykhman
Nodar Gvakhariya
Vyacheslav Kurennoy
Boris Markarov
Petre Mshvenieradze
Valentin Prokopov
Mikhail Ryzhak
Yury Shlyapin
1960 Rome
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  Italy (ITA)
Amedeo Ambron
Danio Bardi
Giuseppe D'Altrui
Salvatore Gionta
Giancarlo Guerrini
Franco Lavoratori
Gianni Lonzi
Luigi Mannelli
Rosario Parmegiani
Eraldo Pizzo
Dante Rossi
Brunello Spinelli
  Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Ageyev
Givi Chikvanaia
Leri Gogoladze
Boris Goykhman
Yury Grigorovsky
Anatoly Kartashov
Vyacheslav Kurennoy
Petre Mshvenieradze
Vladimir Novikov
Yevgeny Saltsyn
Vladimir Semyonov
  Hungary (HUN)
András Bodnár
Ottó Boros
Zoltán Dömötör
László Felkai
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
István Hevesi
László Jeney
Tivadar Kanizsa
György Kárpáti
András Katona
János Konrád
Kálmán Markovits
Mihály Mayer
Péter Rusorán
1964 Tokyo
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  Hungary (HUN)
Miklós Ambrus
András Bodnár
Ottó Boros
Zoltán Dömötör
László Felkai
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
Tivadar Kanizsa
György Kárpáti
János Konrád
Mihály Mayer
Dénes Pócsik
Péter Rusorán
  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Ozren Bonačić
Zoran Janković
Milan Muškatirović
Ante Nardelli
Frane Nonković
Vinko Rosić
Mirko Sandić
Zlatko Šimenc
Božidar Stanišić
Karlo Stipanić
Ivo Trumbić
  Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Ageyev
Zenon Bortkevich
Eduard Egorov
Igor Grabovsky
Boris Grishin
Nikolay Kalashnikov
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Vladimir Kuznetsov
Leonid Osipov
Boris Popov
Vladimir Semyonov
1968 Mexico City
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  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Ozren Bonačić
Dejan Dabović
Zdravko Hebel
Zoran Janković
Ronald Lopatni
Uroš Marović
Đorđe Perišić
Miroslav Poljak
Mirko Sandić
Karlo Stipanić
Ivo Trumbić
  Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksei Barkalov
Oleg Bovin
Givi Chikvanaia
Aleksandr Dolgushin
Yury Grigorovsky
Boris Grishin
Vadim Gulyayev
Leonid Osipov
Vladimir Semyonov
Aleksandr Shidlovsky
Viacheslav Skok
  Hungary (HUN)
András Bodnár
Zoltán Dömötör
László Felkai
Ferenc Konrád
János Konrád
Mihály Mayer
Endre Molnár
Dénes Pócsik
László Sárosi
János Steinmetz
István Szívós Jr.
1972 Munich
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  Soviet Union (URS)
Anatoly Akimov
Aleksei Barkalov
Aleksandr Dolgushin
Aleksandr Dreval
Vadim Gulyayev
Aleksandr Kabanov
Nikolay Melnikov
Leonid Osipov
Aleksandr Shidlovsky
Viacheslav Sobchenko
Vladimir Zhmudsky
  Hungary (HUN)
András Bodnár
Tibor Cservenyák
Tamás Faragó
István Görgényi
Zoltán Kásás
Ferenc Konrád
István Magas
Endre Molnár
Dénes Pócsik
László Sárosi
István Szívós Jr.
  United States (USA)
Peter Asch
Steven Barnett
Bruce Bradley
Stanley Cole
James Ferguson
Eric Lindroth
John Parker
Gary Sheerer
James Slatton
Russell Webb
Barry Weitzenberg
1976 Montreal
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  Hungary (HUN)
Gábor Csapó
Tibor Cservenyák
Tamás Faragó
György Gerendás
György Horkai
György Kenéz
Ferenc Konrád
Endre Molnár
László Sárosi
Attila Sudár
István Szívós Jr.
  Italy (ITA)
Alberto Alberani
Silvio Baracchini
Luigi Castagnola
Vincenzo D'Angelo
Gianni De Magistris
Riccardo De Magistris
Marcello Del Duca
Alessandro Ghibellini
Sante Marsili
Umberto Panerai
Roldano Simeoni
  Netherlands (NED)
Alex Boegschoten
Ton Buunk
Piet de Zwarte
Andy Hoepelman
Evert Kroon
Nico Landeweerd
Hans Smits
Gijze Stroboer
Rik Toonen
Hans van Zeeland
Jan Evert Veer
1980 Moscow
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  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Akimov
Aleksei Barkalov
Yevgeny Grishin
Mikhail Ivanov
Aleksandr Kabanov
Sergey Kotenko
Giorgi Mshvenieradze
Mait Riisman
Erkin Shagaev
Yevgeny Sharonov
Viacheslav Sobchenko
  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Milivoj Bebić
Zoran Gopčević
Milorad Krivokapić
Boško Lozica
Predrag Manojlović
Zoran Mustur
Damir Polić
Zoran Roje
Ratko Rudić
Slobodan Trifunović
Luka Vezilić
  Hungary (HUN)
Gábor Csapó
Tamás Faragó
György Gerendás
Károly Hauszler
György Horkai
István Kiss
László Kuncz
Endre Molnár
Attila Sudár
István Szívós Jr.
István Udvardi
1984 Los Angeles
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  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Dragan Andrić
Milivoj Bebić
Perica Bukić
Veselin Đuho
Milorad Krivokapić
Deni Lušić
Igor Milanović
Tomislav Paškvalin (LH)
Zoran Petrović
Andrija Popović
Zoran Roje
Goran Sukno
Božo Vuletić
  United States (USA)
Doug Burke
Peter Campbell
Jody Campbell
Christopher Dorst
Gary Figueroa
Andrew McDonald
Kevin Robertson
Terence Schroeder
Timothy Shaw
John Siman
Jon Svendsen
Joseph Vargas
Craig Wilson
  West Germany (FRG)
Armando Fernández
Roland Freund
Rainer Hoppe
Thomas Huber
Thomas Loebb
Werner Obschernikat
Rainer Osselmann
Frank Otto
Peter Röhle
Jürgen Schröder
Hagen Stamm
Dirk Theismann
1988 Seoul
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  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Dragan Andrić
Mislav Bezmalinović
Perica Bukić
Veselin Đuho
Igor Gočanin
Deni Lušić
Igor Milanović
Tomislav Paškvalin (LH)
Renco Posinković
Goran Rađenović
Dubravko Šimenc
Aleksandar Šoštar
Mirko Vičević
  United States (USA)
James Bergeson
Greg Boyer
Peter Campbell
Jeff Campbell
Jody Campbell
Christopher Duplanty
Michael Evans
Douglas Kimbell
Craig Klass
Alan Mouchawar
Kevin Robertson
Terence Schroeder
Craig Wilson
  Soviet Union (URS)
Dmitry Apanasenko
Viktor Berendyuha
Mikheil Giorgadze
Yevgeny Grishin
Mikhail Ivanov
Aleksandr Kolotov
Sergey Kotenko
Serghei Marcoci
Nurlan Mendygaliyev
Giorgi Mshvenieradze
Sergey Naumov
Yevgeny Sharonov
Nikolai Smirnov
1992 Barcelona
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  Italy (ITA)
Francesco Attolico
Gianni Averaimo
Alessandro Bovo
Paolo Caldarella
Alessandro Campagna
Marco D'Altrui
Massimiliano Ferretti
Mario Fiorillo
Ferdinando Gandolfi
Amedeo Pomilio (LH)
Francesco Porzio (LH)
Giuseppe Porzio
Carlo Silipo
  Spain (ESP)
Daniel Ballart
Manuel Estiarte
Pedro García Aguado
Salvador Gómez
Marco Antonio González
Rubén Michavila
Miki Oca
Sergi Pedrerol (LH)
Josep Picó
Jesús Rollán
Ricardo Sánchez
Jordi Sans
Manuel Silvestre
  Unified Team (EUN)
Dmitry Apanasenko
Andrey Belofastov
Yevgeny Sharonov
Dmitry Gorshkov
Vladimir Karabutov
Aleksandr Kolotov
Andrei Kovalenko
Nikolay Kozlov
Serghei Marcoci
Sergey Naumov
Aleksandr Ogorodnikov
Aleksandr Chigir
Aleksey Vdovin
1996 Atlanta
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  Spain (ESP)
Josep María Abarca
Ángel Andreo
Daniel Ballart
Manuel Estiarte
Pedro García Aguado
Salvador Gómez
Iván Moro
Miki Oca
Jorge Payá
Sergi Pedrerol (LH)
Jesús Rollán
Jordi Sans
Carles Sans
  Croatia (CRO)
Maro Balić
Perica Bukić
Damir Glavan
Igor Hinić
Vjekoslav Kobešćak
Joško Kreković
Ognjen Kržić
Dubravko Šimenc
Siniša Školneković
Ratko Štritof
Tino Vegar
Renato Vrbičić
Zdeslav Vrdoljak
  Italy (ITA)
Alberto Angelini
Francesco Attolico
Fabio Bencivenga
Alessandro Bovo
Alessandro Calcaterra
Roberto Calcaterra
Marco Gerini
Alberto Ghibellini
Luca Giustolisi
Amedeo Pomilio (LH)
Francesco Postiglione
Carlo Silipo
Leonardo Sottani
2000 Sydney
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  Hungary (HUN)
Tibor Benedek (LH)
Péter Biros
Rajmund Fodor
Tamás Kásás
Gergely Kiss (LH)
Zoltán Kósz
Tamás Märcz
Tamás Molnár
Barnabás Steinmetz
Zoltán Szécsi
Bulcsú Székely
Zsolt Varga
Attila Vári
  Russia (RUS)
Roman Balashov
Dmitri Dugin
Sergey Garbuzov
Dmitry Gorshkov
Yuri Yatsev
Nikolay Kozlov
Nikolay Maksimov
Andrei Rekechinski
Dmitri Stratan
Revaz Chomakhidze
Aleksandr Yeryshov
Marat Zakirov
Irek Zinnurov
  FR Yugoslavia (YUG)[c]
Aleksandar Ćirić
Danilo Ikodinović
Viktor Jelenić
Nikola Kuljača
Aleksandar Šapić
Dejan Savić
Aleksandar Šoštar
Petar Trbojević
Veljko Uskoković
Jugoslav Vasović
Vladimir Vujasinović
Nenad Vukanić
Predrag Zimonjić
2004 Athens
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  Hungary (HUN)
Tibor Benedek (LH)
Péter Biros
Rajmund Fodor
István Gergely
Tamás Kásás
Gergely Kiss (LH)
Norbert Madaras (LH)
Tamás Molnár
Ádám Steinmetz
Barnabás Steinmetz
Zoltán Szécsi
Tamás Varga
Attila Vári
  Serbia and Montenegro (SCG)
Aleksandar Ćirić
Vladimir Gojković
Danilo Ikodinović
Viktor Jelenić
Predrag Jokić
Nikola Kuljača
Slobodan Nikić
Aleksandar Šapić
Dejan Savić
Denis Šefik
Petar Trbojević
Vanja Udovičić
Vladimir Vujasinović
  Russia (RUS)
Roman Balashov
Revaz Chomakhidze
Aleksandr Fyodorov
Sergey Garbuzov
Dmitry Gorshkov
Nikolay Kozlov
Nikolay Maksimov
Andrei Rekechinski
Dmitri Stratan
Aleksandr Yeryshov
Vitaly Yurchik
Marat Zakirov
Irek Zinnurov
2008 Beijing
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  Hungary (HUN)
Zoltán Szécsi
Tamás Varga
Norbert Madaras (LH)
Dénes Varga
Tamás Kásás
Norbert Hosnyánszky
Gergely Kiss (LH)
Tibor Benedek (LH)
Dániel Varga
Péter Biros
Gábor Kis
Tamás Molnár
István Gergely
  United States (USA)
Merrill Moses
Peter Varellas
Peter Hudnut
Jeff Powers
Adam Wright
Rick Merlo
Layne Beaubien
Tony Azevedo
Ryan Bailey
Tim Hutten
Jesse Smith
J. W. Krumpholz
Brandon Brooks
  Serbia (SRB)
Denis Šefik
Živko Gocić
Andrija Prlainović
Vanja Udovičić
Dejan Savić
Duško Pijetlović
Nikola Rađen
Filip Filipović (LH)
Aleksandar Ćirić
Aleksandar Šapić
Vladimir Vujasinović
Branko Peković
Slobodan Soro
2012 London
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  Croatia (CRO)
Josip Pavić (GK)
Damir Burić
Miho Bošković
Nikša Dobud
Maro Joković (LH)
Ivan Buljubašić
Petar Muslim
Andro Bušlje
Sandro Sukno
Samir Barać (C)
Igor Hinić
Paulo Obradović
Frano Vićan (GK)
  Italy (ITA)
Stefano Tempesti (C, GK)
Amaurys Pérez
Niccolò Gitto
Pietro Figlioli
Alex Giorgetti
Maurizio Felugo
Massimo Giacoppo
Valentino Gallo (LH)
Christian Presciutti
Deni Fiorentini
Matteo Aicardi
Danijel Premuš
Giacomo Pastorino (GK)
  Serbia (SRB)
Slobodan Soro (GK)
Aleksa Šaponjić
Živko Gocić
Vanja Udovičić (C)
Dušan Mandić (LH)
Duško Pijetlović
Slobodan Nikić
Milan Aleksić
Nikola Rađen
Filip Filipović (LH)
Andrija Prlainović
Stefan Mitrović
Gojko Pijetlović (GK)
2016 Rio de Janeiro
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  Serbia (SRB)
Gojko Pijetlović (GK)
Dušan Mandić (LH)
Živko Gocić (C)
Sava Ranđelović
Miloš Ćuk
Duško Pijetlović
Slobodan Nikić
Milan Aleksić
Nikola Jakšić
Filip Filipović (LH)
Andrija Prlainović
Stefan Mitrović
Branislav Mitrović (GK)
  Croatia (CRO)
Josip Pavić (C, GK)
Damir Burić
Antonio Petković
Luka Lončar
Maro Joković (LH)
Luka Bukić
Marko Macan
Andro Bušlje
Sandro Sukno
Ivan Krapić
Anđelo Šetka
Xavier García (LH)
Marko Bijač (GK)
  Italy (ITA)
Stefano Tempesti (C, GK)
Francesco Di Fulvio
Niccolò Gitto
Pietro Figlioli
Andrea Fondelli
Alessandro Velotto
Alessandro Nora (LH)
Valentino Gallo (LH)
Christian Presciutti
Michaël Bodegas
Matteo Aicardi
Nicholas Presciutti
Marco Del Lungo (GK)
2020 Tokyo
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  Serbia (SRB)
Gojko Pijetlović (GK)
Dušan Mandić (LH)
Nikola Dedović
Sava Ranđelović
Strahinja Rašović
Duško Pijetlović
Đorđe Lazić
Milan Aleksić
Nikola Jakšić
Filip Filipović (C, LH)
Andrija Prlainović
Stefan Mitrović
Branislav Mitrović (GK)
  Greece (GRE)
Emmanouil Zerdevas (GK)
Konstantinos Genidounias
Dimitrios Skoumpakis
Marios Kapotsis
Ioannis Fountoulis (C)
Alexandros Papanastasiou
Georgios Dervisis
Stylianos Argyropoulos
Konstantinos Mourikis
Christodoulos Kolomvos
Konstantinos Gkiouvetsis
Angelos Vlachopoulos
Konstantinos Galanidis (GK)
  Hungary (HUN)
Viktor Nagy (GK)
Dániel Angyal
Krisztián Manhercz
Gergő Zalánki (LH)
Márton Vámos (LH)
Norbert Hosnyánszky
Mátyás Pásztor
Szilárd Jansik
Balázs Erdélyi
Dénes Varga (C)
Tamás Mezei (LH)
Balázs Hárai
Soma Vogel (GK)

Overall multiple medalistsEdit

As of the 2020 Summer Olympics, 59 male athletes have won three or more Olympic medals in water polo.

By tournamentEdit

The following table is pre-sorted by edition of the Olympics (in ascending order), name of the team (in ascending order), name of the player (in ascending order), respectively. Last updated: 11 August 2021.

Legend
  • Team* – Host team
Year Total Five-time Olympic medalist Four-time Olympic medalist Three-time Olympic medalist
1900 0 0 0 0
1908 0 0 0 0
1912 1 0 0   Belgium: Oscar Grégoire 1
1920 7 0 0   Belgium*: Joseph Pletincx
  Great Britain: Paul Radmilovic, Charles Sydney Smith (GK)
  Sweden: Robert Andersson, Pontus Hanson, Harald Julin, Torsten Kumfeldt
7
1924 2 0   Belgium: Joseph Pletincx 1   Belgium: Albert Durant 1
1928 0 0 0 0
1932 0 0 0 0
1936 4 0 0   Belgium: Gérard Blitz
  Germany*: Fritz Gunst
  Hungary: Olivér Halassy, Márton Homonnai
4
1948 0 0 0 0
1952 0 0 0 0
1956 3 0 0   Hungary: Dezső Gyarmati, László Jeney (GK), István Szívós Sr. 3
1960 4 0   Hungary: Dezső Gyarmati, László Jeney (GK) 2   Hungary: György Kárpáti, Kálmán Markovits 2
1964 6   Hungary: Dezső Gyarmati 1   Hungary: György Kárpáti 1   Hungary: Ottó Boros (GK), Tivadar Kanizsa, Mihály Mayer
  Soviet Union: Viktor Ageyev
4
Year Total Five-time Olympic medalist Four-time Olympic medalist Three-time Olympic medalist
1968 6 0   Hungary: Mihály Mayer 1   Hungary: András Bodnár, Zoltán Dömötör, László Felkai, János Konrád
  Soviet Union: Vladimir Semyonov
5
1972 3 0   Hungary: András Bodnár 1   Hungary: Dénes Pócsik
  Soviet Union: Leonid Osipov
2
1976 4 0 0   Hungary: Ferenc Konrád, Endre Molnár (GK), László Sárosi, István Szívós Jr. 4
1980 5 0   Hungary: Endre Molnár (GK), István Szívós Jr. 2   Hungary: Tamás Faragó
  Soviet Union*: Aleksei Barkalov, Yevgeny Sharonov
3
1984 0 0 0 0
1988 0 0 0 0
1992 1 0 0   Unified Team: Yevgeny Sharonov (GK) 1
1996 1 0 0   Croatia: Perica Bukić 1
2000 0 0 0 0
2004 2 0 0   Russia: Dmitry Gorshkov, Nikolay Kozlov 2
2008 10 0 0   Hungary: Tibor Benedek, Péter Biros, Tamás Kásás, Gergely Kiss, Tamás Molnár, Zoltán Szécsi (GK)
  Serbia: Aleksandar Ćirić, Aleksandar Šapić, Dejan Savić, Vladimir Vujasinović
10
2012 1 0 0   Serbia: Vanja Udovičić 1
2016 4 0 0   Serbia: Filip Filipović, Živko Gocić, Duško Pijetlović, Andrija Prlainović 4
2020 7 0   Serbia: Filip Filipović, Duško Pijetlović, Andrija Prlainović 3   Serbia: Milan Aleksić, Dušan Mandić, Stefan Mitrović, Gojko Pijetlović (GK) 4
Year Total Five-time Olympic medalist Four-time Olympic medalist Three-time Olympic medalist

Sources:

By confederationEdit

Last updated: 11 August 2021.

Confederation Number of multi-time Olympic medalists
Five-time Four-time Three-time Total
AfricaCANA 0 0 0 0
AmericasUANA 0 0 0 0
AsiaAASF 0 0 0 0
EuropeLEN 1 10 48 59
OceaniaOSA 0 0 0 0
Total 1 10 48 59

By teamEdit

Last updated: 11 August 2021.

Legend
  • Team – Defunct team
Men's team Number of multi-time Olympians Confederation
Five-time Four-time Three-time Total
  Belgium 0 1 3 4 Europe – LEN
  Croatia 0 0 1 1 Europe – LEN
  Germany 0 0 1 1 Europe – LEN
  Great Britain 0 0 2 2 Europe – LEN
  Hungary 1 6 19 26 Europe – LEN
  Russia 0 0 2 2 Europe – LEN
  Serbia 0 3 11 14 Europe – LEN
  Soviet Union 0 0 4 4 Europe – LEN
  Sweden 0 0 4 4 Europe – LEN
  Unified Team[d] 0 0 1 1 Europe – LEN
Total 1 10 48 59

By positionEdit

Last updated: 11 August 2021.

Position Number of multi-time Olympians
Five-time Four-time Three-time Total
Field player 1 8 41 50
Goalkeeper 0 2 7 9
Total 1 10 48 59

Four or more Olympic medalsEdit

The following table is pre-sorted by total number of Olympic medals (in descending order), number of Olympic gold medals (in descending order), number of Olympic silver medals (in descending order), year of receiving the last Olympic medal (in ascending order), year of receiving the first Olympic medal (in ascending order), name of the player (in ascending order), respectively. Last updated: 11 August 2021.

Eleven male athletes won four or more Olympic medals in water polo. Among them, seven were members of the Hungary men's national water polo team. Dezső Gyarmati is the first and only athlete (man or woman) to win five Olympic medals in water polo (three gold, one silver and one bronze).[1]

Filip Filipović, Duško Pijetlović and Andrija Prlainović, all representing Serbia, won four consecutive Olympic medals between 2008 and 2021.[3][4][5]

Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won four or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Men's team Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Dezső Gyarmati 1927 1.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
  Hungary FP 1948 1952 1956 1960 1964 16 years
(20/36)
3 1 1 5 [1]
2 György Kárpáti 1935 1.67 m
(5 ft 6 in)
  Hungary FP 1952 1956 1960 1964 12 years
(17/29)
3 0 1 4 [6]
3 László Jeney 1923 1.81 m
(5 ft 11 in)
  Hungary GK 1948 1952 1956 1960 12 years
(25/37)
2 1 1 4 [7]
4 Mihály Mayer 1933 1.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
  Hungary FP 1956 1960 1964 1968 12 years
(22/34)
2 0 2 4 [8]
Filip Filipović 1987 1.96 m
(6 ft 5 in)
  Serbia FP 2008 2012 2016 2020 13 years
(21/34)
2 0 2 4 [3]
Duško Pijetlović 1985 1.97 m
(6 ft 6 in)
  Serbia FP 2008 2012 2016 2020 13 years
(23/36)
2 0 2 4 [4]
Andrija Prlainović 1987 1.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
  Serbia FP 2008 2012 2016 2020 13 years
(21/34)
2 0 2 4 [5]
8 András Bodnár 1942 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
  Hungary FP 1960 1964 1968 1972 12 years
(18/30)
1 1 2 4 [9]
Endre Molnár 1945 1.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
  Hungary GK 1968 1972 1976 1980 12 years
(23/35)
1 1 2 4 [10]
István Szívós Jr. 1948 2.02 m
(6 ft 8 in)
  Hungary FP 1968 1972 1976 1980 12 years
(20/32)
1 1 2 4 [11]
11 Joseph Pletincx 1888   Belgium FP 1908 1912 1920 1924 16 years
(20/36)
0 3 1 4 [12]
Rk Player Birth Height Men's team Pos 1 2 3 4 5 Period
(age of
first/last)
G S B T Ref
Water polo tournaments Medals

Sources:

Three Olympic medalsEdit

The following table is pre-sorted by number of Olympic gold medals (in descending order), number of Olympic silver medals (in descending order), year of receiving the last Olympic medal (in ascending order), year of receiving the first Olympic medal (in ascending order), name of the player (in ascending order), respectively. Last updated: 11 August 2021.

Forty-eight male athletes won three Olympic medals in water polo.

Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Men's team Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
12 Paul Radmilovic 1886 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
  Great Britain FP 1908 1912 1920 1924 1928 20 years
(22/42)
3 0 0 3 [13]
Charles Smith 1879 1.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
  Great Britain GK 1908 1912 1920 1924 16 years
(29/45)
3 0 0 3 [14]
Tibor Benedek 1972 1.90 m
(6 ft 3 in)
  Hungary FP 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 16 years
(20/36)
3 0 0 3 [15]
Péter Biros 1976 1.96 m
(6 ft 5 in)
  Hungary FP 2000 2004 2008 2012 12 years
(24/36)
3 0 0 3 [16]
Tamás Kásás 1976 2.00 m
(6 ft 7 in)
  Hungary FP 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 16 years
(20/36)
3 0 0 3 [17]
Gergely Kiss 1977 1.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
  Hungary FP 2000 2004 2008 2012 12 years
(22/34)
3 0 0 3 [18]
Tamás Molnár 1975 1.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
  Hungary FP 2000 2004 2008 8 years
(25/33)
3 0 0 3 [19]
Zoltán Szécsi 1977 1.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
  Hungary GK 2000 2004 2008 2012 12 years
(22/34)
3 0 0 3 [20]
20 Olivér Halassy 1909 1.55 m
(5 ft 1 in)
  Hungary FP 1928 1932 1936 8 years
(18/27)
2 1 0 3 [21]
Márton Homonnai 1906 1.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
  Hungary FP 1924 1928 1932 1936 12 years
(18/30)
2 1 0 3 [22]
István Szívós Sr. 1920 1.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
  Hungary FP 1948 1952 1956 8 years
(27/36)
2 1 0 3 [23]
Aleksei Barkalov 1946 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
  Soviet Union FP 1968 1972 1976 1980 12 years
(22/34)
2 1 0 3 [24]
Perica Bukić 1966 1.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
  Yugoslavia FP 1984 1988 12 years
(18/30)
2 1 0 3 [25]
  Croatia 1996
25 Kálmán Markovits 1931 1.78 m
(5 ft 10 in)
  Hungary FP 1952 1956 1960 8 years
(20/28)
2 0 1 3 [26]
Ottó Boros 1929 1.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
  Hungary GK 1956 1960 1964 8 years
(27/35)
2 0 1 3 [27]
Tivadar Kanizsa 1933 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
  Hungary FP 1956 1960 1964 8 years
(23/31)
2 0 1 3 [28]
Milan Aleksić 1986 1.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
  Serbia FP 2012 2016 2020 9 years
(26/35)
2 0 1 3 [29]
Dušan Mandić 1994 2.02 m
(6 ft 8 in)
  Serbia FP 2012 2016 2020 9 years
(18/37)
2 0 1 3 [30]
Stefan Mitrović 1988 1.95 m
(6 ft 5 in)
  Serbia FP 2012 2016 2020 9 years
(24/33)
2 0 1 3 [31]
Gojko Pijetlović 1983 1.94 m
(6 ft 4 in)
  Serbia GK 2012 2016 2020 9 years
(29/38)
2 0 1 3 [32]
32 Fritz Gunst 1908   Germany FP 1928 1932 1936 8 years
(19/27)
1 2 0 3 [33]
33 Leonid Osipov 1943 1.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
  Soviet Union FP 1964 1968 1972 8 years
(21/29)
1 1 1 3 [34]
Dénes Pócsik 1940 1.95 m
(6 ft 5 in)
  Hungary FP 1964 1968 1972 8 years
(24/32)
1 1 1 3 [35]
Ferenc Konrád 1945 1.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
  Hungary FP 1968 1972 1976 8 years
(23/31)
1 1 1 3 [36]
László Sárosi 1946 1.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
  Hungary FP 1968 1972 1976 8 years
(22/29)
1 1 1 3 [37]
Tamás Faragó 1952 1.94 m
(6 ft 4 in)
  Hungary FP 1972 1976 1980 8 years
(20/27)
1 1 1 3 [38]
Slobodan Nikić 1983 1.97 m
(6 ft 6 in)
  Serbia and Montenegro FP 2004 12 years
(21/33)
1 1 1 3 [39]
  Serbia 2012 2016
39 Zoltán Dömötör 1935 1.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
  Hungary FP 1960 1964 1968 8 years
(25/33)
1 0 2 3 [40]
László Felkai 1941 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
  Hungary FP 1960 1964 1968 8 years
(19/27)
1 0 2 3 [41]
János Konrád 1941 1.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
  Hungary FP 1960 1964 1968 8 years
(18/27)
1 0 2 3 [42]
Yevgeny Sharonov 1958 1.89 m
(6 ft 2 in)
  Soviet Union GK 1980 1988 12 years
(21/33)
1 0 2 3 [43]
  Unified Team 1992
Živko Gocić 1982 1.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
  Serbia FP 2008 2012 2016 8 years
(25/33)
1 0 2 3 [44]
44 Oscar Grégoire 1877   Belgium FP 1900 1908 1912 12 years
(23/35)
0 2 1 3 [45]
Albert Durant 1892   Belgium GK 1912 1920 1924 12 years
(20/32)
0 2 1 3 [46]
Gérard Blitz 1901   Belgium FP 1920 1924 1928 1936 16 years
(19/35)
0 2 1 3 [47]
Vladimir Semyonov 1938 1.84 m
(6 ft 0 in)
  Soviet Union FP 1960 1964 1968 8 years
(22/30)
0 2 1 3 [48]
48 Robert Andersson 1886   Sweden FP 1908 1912 1920 12 years
(21/33)
0 1 2 3 [49]
Pontus Hanson 1884   Sweden FP 1908 1912 1920 12 years
(24/36)
0 1 2 3 [50]
Harald Julin 1890   Sweden FP 1908 1912 1920 12 years
(18/30)
0 1 2 3 [51]
Torsten Kumfeldt 1886   Sweden GK 1908 1912 1920 12 years
(22/34)
0 1 2 3 [52]
Viktor Ageyev 1936 1.84 m
(6 ft 0 in)
  Soviet Union FP 1956 1960 1964 8 years
(20/28)
0 1 2 3 [53]
Dmitry Gorshkov 1967 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
  Unified Team FP 1992 12 years
(25/37)
0 1 2 3 [54]
  Russia 1996 2000 2004
Nikolay Kozlov 1972 1.92 m
(6 ft 4 in)
  Unified Team FP 1992 12 years
(20/32)
0 1 2 3 [55]
  Russia 1996 2000 2004
Aleksandar Ćirić 1977 1.92 m
(6 ft 4 in)
  FR Yugoslavia FP 2000 8 years
(22/30)
0 1 2 3 [56]
  Serbia and Montenegro 2004
  Serbia 2008
Aleksandar Šapić 1978 1.88 m
(6 ft 2 in)
  FR Yugoslavia FP 1996 2000 12 years
(18/30)
0 1 2 3 [57]
  Serbia and Montenegro 2004
  Serbia 2008
Dejan Savić 1975 1.90 m
(6 ft 3 in)
  FR Yugoslavia FP 1996 2000 12 years
(21/33)
0 1 2 3 [58]
  Serbia and Montenegro 2004
  Serbia 2008
Vladimir Vujasinović 1973 1.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
  FR Yugoslavia FP 1996 2000 12 years
(22/34)
0 1 2 3 [59]
  Serbia and Montenegro 2004
  Serbia 2008
Vanja Udovičić 1982 1.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
  Serbia and Montenegro FP 2004 8 years
(21/29)
0 1 2 3 [60]
  Serbia 2008 2012
Rk Player Birth Height Men's team Pos 1 2 3 4 5 Period
(age of
first/last)
G S B T Ref
Water polo tournaments Medals

Sources:

Multiple medalists by teamEdit

The following tables are pre-sorted by total number of Olympic medals (in descending order), number of Olympic gold medals (in descending order), number of Olympic silver medals (in descending order), year of receiving the last Olympic medal (in ascending order), year of receiving the first Olympic medal (in ascending order), name of the player (in ascending order), respectively.

Legend
  • Year* – As host team
  • Team – Defunct team

BelgiumEdit

  • Men's national team:   Belgium
  • Team appearances: 11 (1900, 1908–1928, 1936–1952, 1960–1964)
  • As host team: 1920*
  • Number of five-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 1
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 3
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Joseph Pletincx 1888 FP 1908 1912 1920 1924 16 years
(20/36)
0 3 1 4 [12]
2 Oscar Grégoire 1877 FP 1900 1908 1912 12 years
(23/35)
0 2 1 3 [45]
Albert Durant 1892 GK 1912 1920 1924 12 years
(20/32)
0 2 1 3 [46]
Gérard Blitz 1901 FP 1920 1924 1928 1936 16 years
(19/35)
0 2 1 3 [47]

CroatiaEdit

  • Men's national team:   Croatia
  • Team appearances: 7 (1996–2020)
  • As host team: —
  • Related team: Yugoslavia
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 1
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Abbreviation
  • CRO – Croatia
  • YUG – Yugoslavia
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Perica Bukić 1966 1.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
FP 1984
YUG
1988
YUG
1996
CRO
12 years
(18/30)
2 1 0 3 [25]

FranceEdit

  • Men's national team:   France
  • Team appearances: 11 (1900*, 1912–1928, 1936–1948, 1960, 1988–1992, 2016)
  • As host team: 1900*, 1924*
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

GermanyEdit

  • Men's national team:   Germany
  • Team appearances: 9 (1900, 1928–1936*, 1952, 1992–1996, 2004–2008)
  • As host team: 1936*
  • Related team: West Germany
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 1
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Fritz Gunst 1908 FP 1928 1932 1936 8 years
(19/27)
1 2 0 3 [33]

Great BritainEdit

  • Men's national team:   Great Britain
  • Team appearances: 11 (1900, 1908*–1928, 1936–1956, 2012*)
  • As host team: 1908*, 1948*, 2012*
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 2
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Paul Radmilovic 1886 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP 1908 1912 1920 1924 1928 20 years
(22/42)
3 0 0 3 [13]
Charles Smith 1879 1.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
GK 1908 1912 1920 1924 16 years
(29/45)
3 0 0 3 [14]

GreeceEdit

  • Men's national team:   Greece
  • Team appearances: 16 (1920–1924, 1948, 1968–1972, 1980–2020)
  • As host team: 2004*
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 11 August 2021.

HungaryEdit

  • Men's national team:   Hungary
  • Team appearances: 23 (1912, 1924–1980, 1988–2020)
  • As host team: —
  • Number of five-time Olympic medalists: 1
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 6
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 19
  • Last updated: 11 August 2021.
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Dezső Gyarmati 1927 1.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP 1948 1952 1956 1960 1964 16 years
(20/36)
3 1 1 5 [1]
2 György Kárpáti 1935 1.67 m
(5 ft 6 in)
FP 1952 1956 1960 1964 12 years
(17/29)
3 0 1 4 [6]
3 László Jeney 1923 1.81 m
(5 ft 11 in)
GK 1948 1952 1956 1960 12 years
(25/37)
2 1 1 4 [7]
4 Mihály Mayer 1933 1.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP 1956 1960 1964 1968 12 years
(22/34)
2 0 2 4 [8]
5 András Bodnár 1942 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP 1960 1964 1968 1972 12 years
(18/30)
1 1 2 4 [9]
Endre Molnár 1945 1.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
GK 1968 1972 1976 1980 12 years
(23/35)
1 1 2 4 [10]
István Szívós Jr. 1948 2.02 m
(6 ft 8 in)
FP 1968 1972 1976 1980 12 years
(20/32)
1 1 2 4 [11]
8 Tibor Benedek 1972 1.90 m
(6 ft 3 in)
FP 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 16 years
(20/36)
3 0 0 3 [15]
Péter Biros 1976 1.96 m
(6 ft 5 in)
FP 2000 2004 2008 2012 12 years
(24/36)
3 0 0 3 [16]
Tamás Kásás 1976 2.00 m
(6 ft 7 in)
FP 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 16 years
(20/36)
3 0 0 3 [17]
Gergely Kiss 1977 1.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
FP 2000 2004 2008 2012 12 years
(22/34)
3 0 0 3 [18]
Tamás Molnár 1975 1.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP 2000 2004 2008 8 years
(25/33)
3 0 0 3 [19]
Zoltán Szécsi 1977 1.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
GK 2000 2004 2008 2012 12 years
(22/34)
3 0 0 3 [20]
14 Olivér Halassy 1909 1.55 m
(5 ft 1 in)
FP 1928 1932 1936 8 years
(18/27)
2 1 0 3 [21]
Márton Homonnai 1906 1.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP 1924 1928 1932 1936 12 years
(18/30)
2 1 0 3 [22]
István Szívós Sr. 1920 1.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP 1948 1952 1956 8 years
(27/36)
2 1 0 3 [23]
17 Kálmán Markovits 1931 1.78 m
(5 ft 10 in)
FP 1952 1956 1960 8 years
(20/28)
2 0 1 3 [26]
Ottó Boros 1929 1.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
GK 1956 1960 1964 8 years
(27/35)
2 0 1 3 [27]
Tivadar Kanizsa 1933 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP 1956 1960 1964 8 years
(23/31)
2 0 1 3 [28]
20 Dénes Pócsik 1940 1.95 m
(6 ft 5 in)
FP 1964 1968 1972 8 years
(24/32)
1 1 1 3 [35]
Ferenc Konrád 1945 1.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP 1968 1972 1976 8 years
(23/31)
1 1 1 3 [36]
László Sárosi 1946 1.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP 1968 1972 1976 8 years
(22/29)
1 1 1 3 [37]
Tamás Faragó 1952 1.94 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP 1972 1976 1980 8 years
(20/27)
1 1 1 3 [38]
24 Zoltán Dömötör 1935 1.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP 1960 1964 1968 8 years
(25/33)
1 0 2 3 [40]
László Felkai 1941 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP 1960 1964 1968 8 years
(19/27)
1 0 2 3 [41]
János Konrád 1941 1.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP 1960 1964 1968 8 years
(18/27)
1 0 2 3 [42]
Rk Player Birth Height Pos 1 2 3 4 5 Period
(age of
first/last)
G S B T Ref
Water polo tournaments Medals

ItalyEdit

  • Men's national team:   Italy
  • Team appearances: 21 (1920–1924, 1948–2020)
  • As host team: 1960*
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

NetherlandsEdit

  • Men's national team:   Netherlands
  • Team appearances: 17 (1908, 1920–1928*, 1936–1952, 1960–1984, 1992–2000)
  • As host team: 1928*
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

RussiaEdit

  • Men's national team:   Russia
  • Team appearances: 3 (1996–2004)
  • As host team: —
  • Related teams: Soviet Union, Unified Team[d]
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 2
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Abbreviation
  • EUN – Unified Team
  • RUS – Russia
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Dmitry Gorshkov 1967 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP 1992
EUN
1996
RUS
2000
RUS
2004
RUS
12 years
(25/37)
0 1 2 3 [54]
Nikolay Kozlov 1972 1.92 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP 1992
EUN
1996
RUS
2000
RUS
2004
RUS
12 years
(20/32)
0 1 2 3 [55]

SerbiaEdit

  • Men's national team:   Serbia
  • Team appearances: 4 (2008–2020)
  • As host team: —
  • Related teams: Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia[c], Serbia and Montenegro
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 3
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 11
  • Last updated: 11 August 2021.
Abbreviation
  • FRY – FR Yugoslavia
  • SCG – Serbia and Montenegro
  • SRB – Serbia
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Filip Filipović 1987 1.96 m
(6 ft 5 in)
FP 2008 2012 2016 2020 13 years
(21/34)
2 0 2 4 [3]
Duško Pijetlović 1985 1.97 m
(6 ft 6 in)
FP 2008 2012 2016 2020 13 years
(23/36)
2 0 2 4 [4]
Andrija Prlainović 1987 1.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
FP 2008 2012 2016 2020 13 years
(21/34)
2 0 2 4 [5]
4 Milan Aleksić 1986 1.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP 2012 2016 2020 9 years
(26/35)
2 0 1 3 [29]
Dušan Mandić 1994 2.02 m
(6 ft 8 in)
FP 2012 2016 2020 9 years
(18/37)
2 0 1 3 [30]
Stefan Mitrović 1988 1.95 m
(6 ft 5 in)
FP 2012 2016 2020 9 years
(24/33)
2 0 1 3 [31]
Gojko Pijetlović 1983 1.94 m
(6 ft 4 in)
GK 2012 2016 2020 9 years
(29/38)
2 0 1 3 [32]
4 Slobodan Nikić 1983 1.97 m
(6 ft 6 in)
FP 2004
SCG
2012
SRB
2016
SRB
12 years
(21/33)
1 1 1 3 [39]
9 Živko Gocić 1982 1.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP 2008 2012 2016 8 years
(25/33)
1 0 2 3 [44]
10 Aleksandar Ćirić 1977 1.92 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP 2000
FRY
2004
SCG
2008
SRB
8 years
(22/30)
0 1 2 3 [56]
Aleksandar Šapić 1978 1.88 m
(6 ft 2 in)
FP 1996
FRY
2000
FRY
2004
SCG
2008
SRB
12 years
(18/30)
0 1 2 3 [57]
Dejan Savić 1975 1.90 m
(6 ft 3 in)
FP 1996
FRY
2000
FRY
2004
SCG
2008
SRB
12 years
(21/33)
0 1 2 3 [58]
Vladimir Vujasinović 1973 1.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
FP 1996
FRY
2000
FRY
2004
SCG
2008
SRB
12 years
(22/34)
0 1 2 3 [59]
Vanja Udovičić 1982 1.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP 2004
SCG
2008
SRB
2012
SRB
8 years
(21/29)
0 1 2 3 [60]
Rk Player Birth Height Pos 1 2 3 4 5 Period
(age of
first/last)
G S B T Ref
Water polo tournaments Medals

Serbia and MontenegroEdit

Notes:

Soviet UnionEdit

  • Men's national team:   Soviet Union
  • Team appearances: 9 (1952–1980*, 1988)
  • As host team: 1980*
  • Related teams: Unified Team[d], Russia
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 4
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Aleksei Barkalov 1946 1.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP 1968 1972 1976 1980 12 years
(22/34)
2 1 0 3 [24]
2 Leonid Osipov 1943 1.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
FP 1964 1968 1972 8 years
(21/29)
1 1 1 3 [34]
3 Vladimir Semyonov 1938 1.84 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP 1960 1964 1968 8 years
(22/30)
0 2 1 3 [48]
Viktor Ageyev 1936 1.84 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP 1956 1960 1964 8 years
(20/28)
0 1 2 3 [53]

Note:

SpainEdit

  • Men's national team:   Spain
  • Team appearances: 18 (1920–1928, 1948–1952, 1968–1972, 1980–2020)
  • As host team: 1992*
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

SwedenEdit

  • Men's national team:   Sweden
  • Team appearances: 8 (1908–1924, 1936–1952, 1980)
  • As host team: 1912*
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 4
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Robert Andersson 1886 FP 1908 1912 1920 12 years
(21/33)
0 1 2 3 [49]
Pontus Hanson 1884 FP 1908 1912 1920 12 years
(24/36)
0 1 2 3 [50]
Harald Julin 1890 FP 1908 1912 1920 12 years
(18/30)
0 1 2 3 [51]
Torsten Kumfeldt 1886 GK 1908 1912 1920 12 years
(22/34)
0 1 2 3 [52]

Unified TeamEdit

  • Men's national team:   Unified Team[d]
  • Team appearances: 1 (1992)
  • As host team: —
  • Related teams: Soviet Union, Russia
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 1
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend and abbreviation
  •     – Hosts
  • EUN – Unified Team
  • URS – Soviet Union
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
Rk Player Birth Height Pos Water polo tournaments Period
(age of
first/last)
Medals Ref
1 2 3 4 5 G S B T
1 Yevgeny Sharonov 1958 1.89 m
(6 ft 2 in)
GK 1980
URS
1988
URS
1992
EUN
12 years
(21/33)
1 0 2 3 [43]

Notes:

United StatesEdit

  • Men's national team:   United States
  • Team appearances: 22 (1920–1972, 1984*–2020)
  • As host team: 1932*, 1984*, 1996*
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

West GermanyEdit

  • Men's national team:   West Germany
  • Team appearances: 5 (1968–1976, 1984–1988)
  • As host team: 1972*
  • Related teams: Germany
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

YugoslaviaEdit

Note:

FR YugoslaviaEdit

Notes:

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Having drawn a bye in the first round and having received a walkover against Austria in the semi-final, the final was the only match that Great Britain played during the tournament.
  2. ^ There was no bronze medal match for the 1908 Games in London. Belgium beat the Netherlands in the only one first round match and beats Sweden in the only one semifinal.
  3. ^ a b c d e After the breakup of Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia men's national water polo team participated at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics, and won a bronze medal in 2000. In 2003, after the country was renamed from FR Yugoslavia to Serbia and Montenegro, the team was also renamed to "Serbia and Montenegro men's national water polo team".
  4. ^ a b c d In 1992, 12 of the 15 former Soviet Republics competed together as the Unified Team and marched under the Olympic Flag in the Barcelona Games.

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Official Reports (IOC)Edit

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Official Results Books (IOC)Edit

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PDF documents in the Olympic World Library:

PDF documents on the International Olympic Committee website:

Official Reports (FINA)Edit

PDF documents on the FINA website:

Official website (IOC)Edit

Water polo on the International Olympic Committee website:

OlympediaEdit

Water polo on the Olympedia website:

Sports ReferenceEdit

Water polo on the Sports Reference website:

Todor66Edit

Water polo on the Todor66 website:

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