Water polo at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Water polo at the 1964 Summer Olympics was held at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Shibuya, Tokyo. The gymnasium was built in 1961-1964 as the first indoor pool for Olympic water polo; it also hosted all swimming and diving events and could accommodate over 13,000 people.

Water polo
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
VenuesTokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Date11–18 October 1964
Competitors137 from 13 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Hungary
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Yugoslavia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Soviet Union
← 1960
1968 →
Water polo at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan

In the water polo tournament, two teams from each of the four preliminary groups advanced to two semi-finals, and their four winners competed for the medals. The scores from preliminary rounds were taken into account in the semifinals, and the scores from the semifinals were taken into account in the finals.[1][2]

SquadsEdit

Medal summaryEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Men’s tournament   Hungary[1]
Miklós Ambrus
László Felkai
János Konrád
Zoltán Dömötör
Tivadar Kanizsa
Péter Rusorán
György Kárpáti
Mihály Mayer
Dezső Gyarmati
Dénes Pócsik
András Bodnár
  Yugoslavia
Milan Muškatirović
Ivo Trumbić
Vinko Rosić
Zlatko Šimenc
Božidar Stanišić
Ante Nardelli
Zoran Janković
Mirko Sandić
Frane Nonković
Ozren Bonačić
Karlo Stipanić
  Soviet Union
Igor Grabovsky
Vladimir Kuznetsov
Boris Grishin
Boris Popov
Nikolay Kalashnikov
Zenon Bortkevich
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Vladimir Semyonov
Viktor Ageyev
Leonid Osipov
Eduard Egorov

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Italy 2 2 0 0 9 6 +3 4 Semifinals
2   Romania 2 1 0 1 12 8 +4 2
3   Japan 2 0 0 2 7 14 −7 0
Source: Official Report p. 673


11 October 1964
11:10
Official Report p.675 Italy   4–3   Romania Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Dirnweber (AUT)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 0–2, 2–0, 0–1
Pizzo 3 Goals Grinţescu 2

12 October 1964
10:00
Official Report p.677 Italy   5–3   Japan Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Brandi (HUN)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 1–0, 0–1, 1–1
Pizzo 2 Goals Takeuchi 2

13 October 1964
11:10
Official Report p.680 Japan   4–9   Romania Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
H.G. De Kok (NED)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 2–3, 0–2, 1–3
Shimizu 2 Goals Zahan 3

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union 2 2 0 0 9 2 +7 4 Semifinals
2   Germany 2 1 0 1 5 4 +1 2
3   Australia 2 0 0 2 1 9 −8 0
Source: Official Report p. 673


11 October 1964
16:30
Official Report p.675 Soviet Union   6–0   Australia Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M. Manguillot (ESP)
Score by quarters: 1–0, 1–0, 2–0, 2–0
Kuznetsov, Semyonov 2 Goals None

12 October 1964
11:10
Official Report p.677 Soviet Union   3–2   Germany Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Bauwens (BEL)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 0–0, 1–0, 1–0
Bortkevich 2 Goals Vohs 2

13 October 1964
16:30
Official Report p.680 Australia   1–3   Germany Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
C.H. Angerhausen (BEL)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 1–0, 0–2, 0–0
Mills 1 Goals three players 1

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Yugoslavia 3 3 0 0 17 3 +14 6 Semifinals
2   Netherlands 3 2 0 1 11 13 −2 4
3   United States 3 1 0 2 12 9 +3 2
4   Brazil 3 0 0 3 3 18 −15 0
Source: Official Report p. 673


11 October 1964
10:00
Official Report p.674 Brazil   2–3   Netherlands Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
E. Semenov (URS)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 0–1, 0–0, 1–1
Szabo, dos Santos 1 Goals three players 1
11 October 1964
18:50
Official Report p.676 Yugoslavia   2–1   United States Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
A. Fuchs (BEL)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 0–0, 0–0, 1–0
Janković, Rosić 1 Goals Cole 1

12 October 1964
17:40
Official Report p.678 Yugoslavia   7–2   Netherlands Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
A. Costa (ITA)
Score by quarters: 1–0, 2–2, 1–0, 3–0
Nardeli, Rosić 2 Goals Leenards, Muller 1
12 October 1964
18:50
Official Report p.679 United States   7–1   Brazil Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M. Natori (JPN)
Score by quarters: 1–0, 1–0, 3–0, 2–1
Crawford 3 Goals Szabo 1

13 October 1964
10:00
Official Report p.679 Yugoslavia   8–0   Brazil Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
Y.E. El Din (UAR)
Score by quarters: 3–0, 0–0, 4–0, 1–0
Sandić 2 Goals none
13 October 1964
18:50
Official Report p.681 United States   4–6   Netherlands Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Dirnweber (AUT)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 0–3, 0–0, 2–1
four players 1 Goals W. Vriend 2

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Hungary 2 2 0 0 16 1 +15 4 Semifinals
2   Belgium 2 1 0 1 8 10 −2 2
3   Egypt 2 0 0 2 6 19 −13 0
Source: Official Report p. 673


11 October 1964
17:40
Official Report p.676 Hungary   11–1   Egypt Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M.J. Segura (ARG)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 3–0, 2–1, 4–0
Felkai, Rusorán 2 Goals Abdel Rahman 1

12 October 1964
16:30
Official Report p.678 Hungary   5–0   Belgium Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
T. Batalle (ESP)
Score by quarters: 0–0, 2–0, 3–0, 0–0
five players 1 Goals none

13 October 1964
17:40
Official Report p.681 Egypt   5–8   Belgium Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
A. Costa (ITA)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 3–3, 1–2, 0–1
Kourched 2 Goals Dumont 3

SemifinalsEdit

Semifinal ABEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 5 Final
2   Italy 3 2 0 1 6 6 0 4
3   Romania 3 1 1 1 10 10 0 3 Classification 5–8
4   Germany 3 0 0 3 7 10 −3 0
Source: Official Report p. 673


11 October 1964
11:10
Official Report p.675 Italy   4–3   Romania Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Dirnweber (AUT)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 0–2, 2–0, 0–1
Pizzo 3 Goals Grinţescu 2
12 October 1964
11:10
Official Report p.677 Soviet Union   3–2   Germany Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Bauwens (BEL)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 0–0, 1–0, 1–0
Bortkevich 2 Goals Vohs 2

14 October 1964
14:16
Official Report p.683 Italy   0–2   Soviet Union Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M. Natori (JPN)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 0–1, 0–0, 0–0
none Goals Kuznetsov, Semyonov 1
14 October 1964
15:20
Official Report p.683 Romania   5–4   Germany Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Bauwens (BEL)
Score by quarters: 0–0, 1–1, 2–0, 2–3
five players 1 Goals four players 1

15 October 1964
13:00
Official Report p.684 Italy   2–1   Germany Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
H.G. De Kok (NED)
Score by quarters: 0–0, 0–0, 1–0, 1–1
Cevasco, Spinola 1 Goals Schlenkrich 1
15 October 1964
14:10
Official Report p.684 Soviet Union   2–2   Romania Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M. Manguillot (ESP)
Score by quarters: 0–0, 1–1, 1–0, 0–1
Ageyev, Kalashnikov 1 Goals Zahan 2

Semifinal CDEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Yugoslavia 3 2 1 0 17 8 +9 5 Final
2   Hungary 3 2 1 0 15 9 +6 5
3   Netherlands 3 1 0 2 14 18 −4 2 Classification 5–8
4   Belgium 3 0 0 3 7 18 −11 0
Source: Official Report p. 673


12 October 1964
16:30
Official Report p.678 Hungary   5–0   Belgium Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
T. Batalle (ESP)
Score by quarters: 0–0, 2–0, 3–0, 0–0
five players 1 Goals none
12 October 1964
17:40
Official Report p.678 Yugoslavia   7–2   Netherlands Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
A. Costa (ITA)
Score by quarters: 1–0, 2–2, 1–0, 3–0
Nardeli, Rosić 2 Goals Leenards, Muller 1

14 October 1964
10:00
Official Report p.682 Hungary   6–5   Netherlands Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M. Manguillot (ESP)
Score by quarters: 3–0, 1–2, 1–1, 1–2
Dömötör 2 Goals van der Voet 3
14 October 1964
13:00
Official Report p.682 Yugoslavia   6–2   Belgium Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M.J. Segura (ARG)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 2–1, 1–0, 1–1
Stanišić 2 Goals D'Osterlinck, Dumont 1

15 October 1964
15:20
Official Report p.685 Netherlands   7–5   Belgium Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
W. Fangero (GER)
Score by quarters: 3–2, 2–1, 0–1, 2–1
van der Voet 3 Goals Pickers 2
15 October 1964
19:20
Official Report p.685 Yugoslavia   4–4   Hungary Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Dirnweber (AUT)
Score by quarters: 3–0, 0–3, 1–0, 0–1
Sandić 2 Goals Kárpáti 2

Final roundEdit

Classification 5–8Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
5   Romania 3 2 0 1 14 10 +4 4
6   Germany 3 2 0 1 14 12 +2 4
7   Belgium 3 1 0 2 13 15 −2 2
8   Netherlands 3 1 0 2 12 16 −4 2
Source: Official Report p. 673


14 October 1964
15:20
Official Report p.683 Romania   5–4   Germany Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Bauwens (BEL)
Score by quarters: 0–0, 1–1, 2–0, 2–3
five players 1 Goals four players 1
15 October 1964
15:20
Official Report p.685 Netherlands   7–5   Belgium Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
W. Fangero (GER)
Score by quarters: 3–2, 2–1, 0–1, 2–1
van der Voet 3 Goals Pickers 2

17 October 1964
14:10
Official Report p.686 Romania   6–1   Netherlands Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Bauwens (BEL)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 1–1, 1–0, 2–0
Mărculescu 3 Goals W. Vriend 1
17 October 1964
15:20
Official Report p.687 Germany   5–3   Belgium Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Brandi (HUN)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 1–1, 1–1, 3–0
Thiel 3 Goals De Wilde 2

18 October 1964
13:50
Official Report p.688 Romania   3–5   Belgium Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M.J. Segura (ARG)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 1–1, 0–1, 2–2
three players 1 Goals Dumont 2
18 October 1964
14:40
Official Report p.689 Germany   5–4   Netherlands Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
N. Prostiakov (URS)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 2–0, 0–1, 3–2
Vohs 3 Goals van der Voet 2

FinalEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Hungary 3 2 1 0 12 7 +5 5
2   Yugoslavia 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3 5
3   Soviet Union 3 1 0 2 4 7 −3 2
4   Italy 3 0 0 3 2 7 −5 0
Source: Official Report p. 673


14 October 1964
14:16
Official Report p.683 Italy   0–2   Soviet Union Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M. Natori (JPN)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 0–1, 0–0, 0–0
none Goals Kuznetsov, Semyonov 1
15 October 1964
19:20
Official Report p.685 Yugoslavia   4–4   Hungary Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Dirnweber (AUT)
Score by quarters: 3–0, 0–3, 1–0, 0–1
Sandić 2 Goals Kárpáti 2

17 October 1964
13:00
Official Report p.686 Italy   1–3   Hungary Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
M. Manguillot (ESP)
Score by quarters: 0–0, 1–0, 0–2, 0–1
Cevasco 1 Goals three players 1
17 October 1964
19:30
Official Report p.687 Yugoslavia   2–0   Soviet Union Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
A. Fuchs (BEL)
Score by quarters: 0–0, 0–0, 2–0, 0–0
Janković 2 Goals none

18 October 1964
13:00
Official Report p.688 Italy   1–2   Yugoslavia Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
J. Dirnweber (AUT)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 0–1, 0–0, 1–0
Spinola 1 Goals Sandić, Janković 1
18 October 1964
16:00
Official Report p.689 Soviet Union   2–5   Hungary Tokyo Metropolitan Indoor Swimming Pool
Referees:
T. Batalle (ESP)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 2–0, 0–1, 0–3
Ageyev, Kalashnikov 1 Goals Dömötör, Felkai 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "HistoFINA – Water polo medalists and statistics" (PDF). fina.org. FINA. September 2019. p. 4. Retrieved 16 April 2021. }}
  2. ^ "Water Polo at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 29 November 2019.

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 35°40′47″N 139°42′45″E / 35.6797°N 139.7124°E / 35.6797; 139.7124