Water polo at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Water polo at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place at the Olympic Aquatic Centre where women competed for only the second time in the event at the Summer Olympics.[1]

Water polo
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
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Tournament details
Host country Greece
CityAthens
Venue(s)Athens Olympic Aquatic Centre
Dates15–29 August 2004
Events2 (men's, women's)
Teams12 (men's), 8 (women's)
(from 5 confederations)
Competitors154 men, 101 women
Final positions
Champions Hungary (men)
 Italy (women)
Runners-up Serbia and Montenegro (men)
 Greece (women)
Third place Russia (men)
 United States (women)
Fourth place Greece (men)
 Australia (women)
Tournament statistics (men, women)
Matches64
Multiple
appearances
5-time Olympian(s): 2
4-time Olympian(s): 8
Multiple
medalists
3-time medalist(s): 2
MVPsHungary Gergely Kiss (men's)
Italy Tania Di Mario (women's)
2000
2008
Olympic Aquatic Centre at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Twelve teams competed in the men's event, where Russia was trying to avenge their defeat by Hungary at the Sydney Olympics. There were eight teams in the women's event, where holders Australia were hoping to retain the title.


Men's teams
Group A: Croatia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro and United States.
Group B: Australia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Italy and Spain

Women's teams
Group A: Australia, Greece, Italy and Kazakhstan.
Group B: Canada, Hungary, Russia and United States.

MedalistsEdit

Men'sEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  Hungary[1]
Tibor Benedek
Péter Biros
Rajmund Fodor
István Gergely
Tamás Kásás
Gergely Kiss
Norbert Madaras
Tamás Molnár
Ádám Steinmetz
Barnabás Steinmetz
Zoltán Szécsi
Tamás Varga
Attila Vári

Head Coach:
Dénes Kemény
  Serbia and Montenegro
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

Head Coach:
Nenad Manojlović
  Russia
Roman Balashov
Revaz Chomakhidze
Alexander Yerishev
Aleksandr Fyodorov
Serguei Garbouzov
Dmitry Gorshkov
Nikolay Kozlov
Nikolai Maximov
Andrei Reketchinski
Dmitri Stratan
Vitaly Yurchik
Marat Zakirov
Irek Zinnurov

Head Coach:
Alexander Kabanov

Women'sEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  Italy[1]
Francesca Conti
Martina Miceli
Carmela Allucci
Silvia Bosurgi
Elena Gigli
Manuela Zanchi
Tania di Mario
Cinzia Ragusa
Giusi Malato
Alexandra Araujo
Maddalena Musumeci
Melania Grego
Noémi Tóth

Head Coach:
Pierluigi Formiconi
  Greece
Georgia Ellinaki
Dimitra Asilian
Antiopi Melidoni
Angeliki Karapataki
Kyriaki Liosi
Stavroula Kozompoli
Aikaterini Oikonomopoulou
Antigoni Roumpesi
Evangelia Moraitidou
Eftychia Karagianni
Georgia Lara
Antonia Moraiti
Anthoula Mylonaki

Head Coach:
Kyriakos Iosifidis
  United States
Jacqueline Frank
Heather Petri
Ericka Lorenz
Brenda Villa
Ellen Estes
Natalie Golda
Margaret Dingeldein
Kelly Rulon
Heather Moody
Robin Beauregard
Amber Stachowski
Nicolle Payne
Thalia Munro

Head Coach:
Guy Baker

TeamsEdit

Men's rostersEdit

AustraliaEdit

CroatiaEdit

EgyptEdit

GermanyEdit

GreeceEdit

HungaryEdit

ItalyEdit

KazakhstanEdit

RussiaEdit

SpainEdit

Serbia and MontenegroEdit

United StatesEdit

Women's rostersEdit

AustraliaEdit

CanadaEdit

GreeceEdit

HungaryEdit

ItalyEdit

KazakhstanEdit

RussiaEdit

United StatesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "HistoFINA – Water polo medalists and statistics" (PDF). fina.org. FINA. September 2019. pp. 4, 56. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 April 2021. Retrieved 16 April 2021.

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