Water polo at the 1959 Summer Universiade

The water polo event was contested at the 1959 Summer Universiade in Turin, Italy. Seven teams competed in the event with Yugoslavia winning the gold medal after winning all three of their matches in the final group.

Water polo
at the I Summer Universiade
Water polo pictogram.svg
Teams7
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Yugoslavia
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Hungary
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Italy
1961

Preliminary RoundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Hungary 3 2 1 0 31 15 +16 5
  Italy 3 2 1 0 22 2 +20 5
  Netherlands 3 1 0 2 19 6 +13 2
  Ireland 3 0 0 3 0 52 −52 0
28 August
18:00
Hungary   6–3   Netherlands

28 August
22:15
Netherlands   20–0   Ireland

29 August
08:00
Hungary   23–0   Ireland

29 August Italy   W–L   Netherlands

30 August Netherlands   16–0   Ireland

30 August Hungary   2–2   Italy

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Yugoslavia 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 4
  Germany 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 2
  Romania 2 0 0 2 3 5 −2 0
  • Note: Spain was also included in this group but had to withdraw from the competition.
28 August
11:00
Germany   5–3   Romania

29 August
21:15
Yugoslavia   W–L   Romania

30 August Yugoslavia   6–1   Germany
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's   Yugoslavia (YUG)   Hungary (HUN)   Italy (ITA)

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