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Spain men's national water polo team

The Spain men's national water polo team represents Spain in men's international water polo competitions and it is controlled by Real Federación Española de Natación.

Spain
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Nickname(s)La Furia Roja (The Red Fury)
AssociationReal Federación Española de Natación
ConfederationLEN (Europe)
Head coachDavid Martín
Asst coachAntónio Aparício
Svilen Ivanov
CaptainFelipe Perrone
FINA codeESP
Olympic Games
Appearances17 (first in 1920)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (1996)
World Championships
Appearances17 (first in 1973)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (1998, 2001)
World League
Appearances7 (first in 2002)
Best result2nd, silver medalist(s) (2002, 2006, 2012)
World Cup
Appearances12 (first in 1981)
Best result3rd, bronze medalist(s) (1985, 1991, 1999, 2006, 2010)
European Championship
Appearances27 (first in 1927)
Best result2nd, silver medalist(s) (1991, 2018)
Europa Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2018)
Best result2nd, silver medalist(s) (2018)
Mediterranean Games
Appearances15 (first in 1951)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (1951, 2001, 2005)
Spain men's national water polo team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Team
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona Team
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1998 Perth Team
Gold medal – first place 2001 Fukuoka Team
Silver medal – second place 1991 Perth Team
Silver medal – second place 1994 Rome Team
Silver medal – second place 2009 Rome Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Melbourne Team
World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Duisburg
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Barcelona
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Perth
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Budapest
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Oradea
World League
Silver medal – second place 2002 Patras
Silver medal – second place 2006 Athens
Silver medal – second place 2012 Almaty
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Budapest
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 1991 Athens
Silver medal – second place 2018 Barcelona
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Rome
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Sheffield
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Belgrade

The Spanish men's water polo team has won one gold Olympic medal and two World Championships, making them one of the most successful men's water polo teams in the world. They also have won 2 Olympic, 6 World Championships, 5 World Cup, 3 World League and 5 European Championships medals.

Contents

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

  • 1973 – 10th place
  • 1975 – 10th place
  • 1978 – 11th place
  • 1982 – 8th place
  • 1986 – 5th place
  • 1991  Silver medal
  • 1994  Silver medal
  • 1998  Gold medal
  • 2001  Gold medal
  • 2003 – 5th place
  • 2005 – 5th place
  • 2007  Bronze medal
  • 2009  Silver medal
  • 2011 – 5th place
  • 2013 – 5th place
  • 2017 – 9th place
  • 2019Qualified

World CupEdit

  • 1981 – 5th place
  • 1983 – 5th place
  • 1985  Bronze medal
  • 1987 – 6th place
  • 1989 – 4th place
  • 1991  Bronze medal
  • 1995 – 5th place
  • 1997 – 6th place
  • 1999  Bronze medal
  • 2002 – 6th place
  • 2006  Bronze medal
  • 2010  Bronze medal

World LeagueEdit

  • 2002  Silver medal
  • 2004 – 5th place
  • 2005 – Semi-final round
  • 2006  Silver medal
  • 2007 – Semi-final round
  • 2008 – 5th place
  • 2009 – Semi-final round
  • 2010 – 6th place
  • 2011 – Semi-final round
  • 2012  Silver medal
  • 2013 – Semi-final round
  • 2015 – Preliminary round

European ChampionshipEdit

  • 1927 – 10th place
  • 1934 – 7th place
  • 1954 – 7th place
  • 1958 – 12th place
  • 1966 – 12th place
  • 1970 – 8th place
  • 1974 – 7th place
  • 1977 – 8th place
  • 1981 – 5th place
  • 1983  Bronze medal
  • 1985 – 6th place
  • 1987 – 6th place
  • 1989 – 6th place
  • 1991  Silver medal
  • 1993  Bronze medal
  • 1995 – 5th place
  • 1997 – 5th place
  • 1999 – 6th place
  • 2001 – 6th place
  • 2003 – 5th place
  • 2006  Bronze medal
  • 2008 – 7th place
  • 2010 – 8th place
  • 2012 – 7th place
  • 2014 – 7th place
  • 2016 – 5th place
  • 2018  Silver medal

Europa CupEdit

  • 2018  Silver medal

Mediterranean GamesEdit

  • 1951  Gold medal
  • 1955  Bronze medal
  • 1967  Bronze medal
  • 1971  Bronze medal
  • 1975  Bronze medal
  • 1979  Bronze medal
  • 1983  Silver medal
  • 1987  Silver medal
  • 1991 – Fifth place
  • 1993 – Fourth place
  • 1997  Bronze medal
  • 2001  Gold medal
  • 2005  Gold medal
  • 2009  Silver medal
  • 2013  Silver medal
  • 2018 – Fourth place

Current squadEdit

Roster for the 2019 World Championships.[1]

Head coach: David Martín

Name Pos. Height Weight L/R Date of birth Club
1 Daniel López GK 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) (1980-07-16) 16 July 1980 (age 39)
2 Alberto Munarriz FP 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) (1994-05-19) 19 May 1994 (age 25)
3 Álvaro Granados FP (1998-10-08) 8 October 1998 (age 20)
4 Miguel del Toro FP (1993-08-16) 16 August 1993 (age 25)
5 Sergi Cabañas FP (1996-02-10) 10 February 1996 (age 23)
6 Marc Larumbe FP (1994-05-30) 30 May 1994 (age 25)
7 Alberto Barroso FP 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 25)
8 Francisco Fernández FP (1986-06-21) 21 June 1986 (age 33)
9 Roger Tahull FP 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) (1997-05-11) 11 May 1997 (age 22)
10 Felipe Perrone (C) FP 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) (1986-02-27) 27 February 1986 (age 33)
11 Blai Mallarach FP 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) (1987-08-21) 21 August 1987 (age 31)
12 Alejandro Bustos FP 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) (1997-03-17) 17 March 1997 (age 22)
13 Eduardo Lorrio GK 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) (1993-09-25) 25 September 1993 (age 25)

Youth teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 World Championships roster" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 17 July 2019.

External linksEdit