Romania men's national water polo team

The Romania men's national water polo team is the representative for Romania in international men's water polo.

Romania
Flag of Romania.svg
FINA codeROU
AssociationRomanian Water Polo Federation
ConfederationLEN (Europe)
Head coachAthanasios Kechagias
Asst coachPanagiotis Vergos
CaptainCosmin Radu
FINA ranking (since 2008)
Current17 (as of 9 August 2021)
Highest10 (2012)
Olympic Games (team statistics)
Appearances9 (first in 1952)
Best result4th place (1976)
World Championship
Appearances11 (first in 1973)
Best result5th place (1975)
World Cup
Appearances4 (first in 1979)
Best result5th place (2010)
World League
Appearances14 (first in 2005)
Best result6th place (2007)
European Championship
Appearances24 (first in 1954)
Best result4th place (1993, 2006)
Media
Websitefrpolo.ro
Logo of the Romanian Water Polo Federation
Romania men's national water polo team at the 2012 Summer Olympics

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

World CupEdit

World LeagueEdit

  • 2005 – 12th place[1]
  • 2006 – 11th place
  • 2007 – 6th place
  • 2008 – 17th place
  • 2009 – 16th place
  • 2010 – 14th place
  • 2011 – 9th place
  • 2012 – 10th place
  • 2013 – Preliminary round
  • 2014 – Preliminary round
  • 2015 – Preliminary round
  • 2016 – Preliminary round
  • 2017 – Preliminary round
  • 2018 – Preliminary round

European ChampionshipEdit

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

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

Head coach: Athanasios Kechagias

No Name Pos. L/R Date of birth Height Weight Caps Club
1 Marius Tic GK R (1996-09-09) 9 September 1996 (age 25) 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 65   Steaua Bucharest
2 Cosmin Radu (C) CF L (1981-11-09) 9 November 1981 (age 40) 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 449   Free agent
3 Tiberiu Negrean D R (1988-09-01) 1 September 1988 (age 33) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 350   Steaua Bucharest
4 Mihnea Gheorghe D R (1994-01-15) 15 January 1994 (age 28) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 113   Steaua Bucharest
5 Victor Antipa W L (1999-06-09) 9 June 1999 (age 23) 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 28   Steaua Bucharest
6 Andrei Prioteasa D R (1996-04-03) 3 April 1996 (age 26) 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 29   Dinamo Bucharest
7 Vlad Georgescu D R (1999-03-31) 31 March 1999 (age 23) 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 23   CSM Oradea
8 Tudor Fulea D R (1997-03-13) 13 March 1997 (age 25) 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 25   Steaua Bucharest
9 Róbert Gergelyfi D R (1995-05-08) 8 May 1995 (age 27) 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 23   Szentes
10 Nicolae Oanta CB R (1990-06-14) 14 June 1990 (age 32) 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 53   Steaua Bucharest
11 Alexandru Ghiban FP R (1986-10-12) 12 October 1986 (age 35) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 356   Steaua Bucharest
12 Levente Vancsik CF R (1994-07-12) 12 July 1994 (age 27) 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 108 kg (238 lb) 14   Debrecen
13 Şerban Abrudan GK R (2000-11-28) 28 November 2000 (age 21) 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 18   Dinamo Bucharest

Notable playersEdit

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. 12. Retrieved 14 January 2020.

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