List of Olympic medalists in water polo (men)

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Men's water polo has been part of the Summer Olympics program since 1900. Hungary men's national water polo team has won fifteen Olympic medals, becoming the most successful country in men's tournament.

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There are fifty-five male athletes who have won three or more Olympic medals in water polo. Dezső Gyarmati of Hungary is the only athlete of either gender to win five Olympic medals in water polo. [1]

Abbreviations

RkRankRefReferenceLH Left-handed
Pos Playing position FP Field player GK Goalkeeper
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Medalists by tournament

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1900 Paris
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Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Thomas Coe
Robert Crawshaw
William Henry
John Arthur Jarvis
Peter Kemp
Victor Lindberg
Frederick Stapleton
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
Jean de Backer
Victor de Behr
Henri Cohen
Fernand Feyaerts
Oscar Grégoire
Albert Michant
Georges Romas
Guillaume Séron
Victor Sonnemans
A. R. Upton
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Bill Burgess
Jules Clévenot
Alphonse Decuyper
Louis Laufray
Henri Peslier
Pesloy
Paul Vasseur
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Eugène Coulon
Fardelle
Favier
Leriche
Louis Marc
Louis Martin
Charles Treffel
1904 St. Louis
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Water polo was a demonstration sport
1908 London
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Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
George Cornet
Charles Forsyth
George Nevinson
Paul Radmilovic
Charles Smith
Thomas Thould
George Wilkinson
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
Victor Boin
Herman Donners
Fernand Feyaerts
Oscar Grégoire
Herman Meyboom
Albert Michant
Joseph Pletincx
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)
Robert Andersson
Erik Bergvall
Pontus Hanson
Harald Julin
Torsten Kumfeldt
Axel Runström
Gunnar Wennerström
1912 Stockholm
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Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Isaac Bentham
Charles Bugbee
George Cornet
Arthur Edwin Hill
Paul Radmilovic
Charles Smith
George Wilkinson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)
Robert Andersson
Vilhelm Andersson
Erik Bergqvist
Max Gumpel
Pontus Hanson
Harald Julin
Torsten Kumfeldt
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
Victor Boin
Félicien Courbet
Herman Donners
Albert Durant
Oscar Grégoire
Herman Meyboom
Joseph Pletincx
1920 Antwerp
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Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Charles Bugbee
William Henry Dean
Christopher Jones
William Peacock
Noel Purcell
Paul Radmilovic
Charles Smith
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
René Bauwens
Gérard Blitz
Maurice Blitz
Pierre Dewin
Albert Durant
Paul Gailly
Pierre Nijs
Joseph Pletincx
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)
Erik Andersson
Robert Andersson
Vilhelm Andersson
Nils Backlund
Erik Bergqvist
Max Gumpel
Pontus Hanson
Harald Julin
Torsten Kumfeldt
Theodor Nauman
1924 Paris
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Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Albert Deborgies
Noël Delberghe
Robert Desmettre
Paul Dujardin
Albert Mayaud
Henri Padou
Georges Rigal
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
Gérard Blitz
Maurice Blitz
Joseph Cludts
Joseph De Combe
Pierre Dewin
Albert Durant
Georges Fleurix
Paul Gailly
Joseph Pletincx
Jules Thiry
Jean-Pierre Vermetten
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Arthur Austin
Charles E. Collett
Jam Handy
Oliver Horn
Fred Lauer
George Mitchell
John Norton
Wally O'Connor
George Schroth
Herb Vollmer
Johnny Weissmuller
1928 Amsterdam
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Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany  (GER)
Max Amann
Karl Bähre
Emil Benecke
Johann Blank
Otto Cordes
Fritz Gunst
Erich Rademacher
Joachim Rademacher
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
István Barta
Olivér Halassy
Márton Homonnai
Sándor Ivády
Alajos Keserű
Ferenc Keserű
József Vértesy
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Émile Bulteel
Henri Cuvelier
Paul Dujardin
Jules Keignaert
Henri Padou
Ernest Rogez
Albert Thévenon
Achille Tribouillet
Albert Vandeplancke
1932 Los Angeles
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Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
István Barta
György Bródy
Olivér Halassy
Márton Homonnai
Sándor Ivády
Alajos Keserű
Ferenc Keserű
János Németh
Miklós Sárkány
József Vértesy
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany  (GER)
Emil Benecke
Otto Cordes
Hans Eckstein
Fritz Gunst
Erich Rademacher
Joachim Rademacher
Hans Schulze
Heiko Schwartz
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Austin Clapp
Philip Daubenspeck
Charles Finn
Charles McCallister
Wally O'Connor
Cal Strong
Herbert Wildman
1936 Berlin
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Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Mihály Bozsi
Jenő Brandi
György Bródy
Olivér Halassy
Kálmán Hazai
Márton Homonnai
György Kutasi
István Molnár
János Németh
Miklós Sárkány
Sándor Tarics
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany  (GER)
Bernhard Baier
Fritz Gunst
Josef Hauser
Alfred Kienzle
Paul Klingenburg
Heinrich Krug
Hans Schneider
Hans Schulze
Gustav Schürger
Helmuth Schwenn
Fritz Stolze
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
Gérard Blitz
Albert Castelyns
Pierre Coppieters
Joseph De Combe
Henri De Pauw
Henri Disy
Fernand Isselé
Edmond Michiels
Henri Stoelen
1948 London
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Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Gildo Arena
Emilio Bulgarelli
Pasquale Buonocore
Aldo Ghira
Mario Majoni
Geminio Ognio
Gianfranco Pandolfini
Tullio Pandolfini
Cesare Rubini
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Jenő Brandi
Oszkár Csuvik
Dezső Fábián
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
Endre Győrfi
Miklós Holop
László Jeney
Dezső Lemhényi
Károly Szittya
István Szívós Sr.
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Cor Braasem
Hennie Keetelaar
Nijs Korevaar
Joop Rohner
Frits Ruimschotel
Piet Salomons
Frits Smol
Hans Stam
Ruud van Feggelen
1952 Helsinki
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Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Róbert Antal
Antal Bolvári
Dezső Fábián
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
István Hasznos
László Jeney
György Kárpáti
Dezső Lemhényi
Kálmán Markovits
Miklós Martin
Károly Szittya
István Szívós Sr.
György Vizvári
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)
Veljko Bakašun
Marko Brainović
Vladimir Ivković
Zdravko Ježić
Zdravko-Ćiro Kovačić
Ivo Kurtini
Lovro Radonjić
Ivo Štakula
Boško Vuksanović
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Gildo Arena
Lucio Ceccarini
Renato De Sanzuane
Raffaello Gambino
Salvatore Gionta
Maurizio Mannelli
Geminio Ognio
Carlo Peretti
Enzo Polito
Cesare Rubini
Renato Traiola
1956 Melbourne
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Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Antal Bolvári
Ottó Boros
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
István Hevesi
László Jeney
Tivadar Kanizsa
György Kárpáti
Kálmán Markovits
Mihály Mayer
István Szívós Sr.
Ervin Zádor
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)
Ivo Cipci
Tomislav Franjković
Vladimir Ivković
Zdravko Ježić
Hrvoje Kačić
Zdravko-Ćiro Kovačić
Lovro Radonjić
Marijan Žužej
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Viktor Ageyev
Pyotr Breus
Boris Goykhman
Nodar Gvakhariya
Vyacheslav Kurennoy
Boris Markarov
Petre Mshvenieradze
Valentin Prokopov
Mikhail Ryzhak
Yury Shlyapin
1960 Rome
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Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Amedeo Ambron
Danio Bardi
Giuseppe D'Altrui
Salvatore Gionta
Giancarlo Guerrini
Franco Lavoratori
Gianni Lonzi
Luigi Mannelli
Rosario Parmegiani
Eraldo Pizzo
Dante Rossi
Brunello Spinelli
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Viktor Ageyev
Givi Chikvanaia
Leri Gogoladze
Boris Goykhman
Yury Grigorovsky
Anatoly Kartashov
Vyacheslav Kurennoy
Petre Mshvenieradze
Vladimir Novikov
Yevgeny Saltsyn
Vladimir Semyonov
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
András Bodnár
Ottó Boros
Zoltán Dömötör
László Felkai
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
István Hevesi
László Jeney
Tivadar Kanizsa
György Kárpáti
András Katona
János Konrád
Kálmán Markovits
Mihály Mayer
Péter Rusorán
1964 Tokyo
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Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Miklós Ambrus
András Bodnár
Ottó Boros
Zoltán Dömötör
László Felkai
Dezső Gyarmati (LH)
Tivadar Kanizsa
György Kárpáti
János Konrád
Mihály Mayer
Dénes Pócsik
Péter Rusorán
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)
Ozren Bonačić
Zoran Janković
Milan Muškatirović
Ante Nardelli
Frane Nonković
Vinko Rosić
Mirko Sandić
Zlatko Šimenc
Božidar Stanišić
Karlo Stipanić
Ivo Trumbić
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Viktor Ageyev
Zenon Bortkevich
Eduard Egorov
Igor Grabovsky
Boris Grishin
Nikolay Kalashnikov
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Vladimir Kuznetsov
Leonid Osipov
Boris Popov
Vladimir Semyonov
1968 Mexico City
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Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)
Ozren Bonačić
Dejan Dabović
Zdravko Hebel
Zoran Janković
Ronald Lopatni
Uroš Marović
Đorđe Perišić
Miroslav Poljak
Mirko Sandić
Karlo Stipanić
Ivo Trumbić
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Aleksei Barkalov
Oleg Bovin
Givi Chikvanaia
Aleksandr Dolgushin
Yury Grigorovsky
Boris Grishin
Vadim Gulyayev
Leonid Osipov
Vladimir Semyonov
Aleksandr Shidlovsky
Viacheslav Skok
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
András Bodnár
Zoltán Dömötör
László Felkai
Ferenc Konrád
János Konrád
Mihály Mayer
Endre Molnár
Dénes Pócsik
László Sárosi
János Steinmetz
István Szívós Jr.
1972 Munich
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Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Anatoly Akimov
Aleksei Barkalov
Aleksandr Dolgushin
Aleksandr Dreval
Vadim Gulyayev
Aleksandr Kabanov
Nikolay Melnikov
Leonid Osipov
Aleksandr Shidlovsky
Viacheslav Sobchenko
Vladimir Zhmudsky
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
András Bodnár
Tibor Cservenyák
Tamás Faragó
István Görgényi
Zoltán Kásás
Ferenc Konrád
István Magas
Endre Molnár
Dénes Pócsik
László Sárosi
István Szívós Jr.
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Peter Asch
Steven Barnett
Bruce Bradley
Stanley Cole
James Ferguson
Eric Lindroth
John Parker
Gary Sheerer
James Slatton
Russell Webb
Barry Weitzenberg
1976 Montreal
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Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Gábor Csapó
Tibor Cservenyák
Tamás Faragó
György Gerendás
György Horkai
György Kenéz
Ferenc Konrád
Endre Molnár
László Sárosi
Attila Sudár
István Szívós Jr.
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Alberto Alberani
Silvio Baracchini
Luigi Castagnola
Vincenzo D'Angelo
Gianni De Magistris
Riccardo De Magistris
Marcello Del Duca
Alessandro Ghibellini
Sante Marsili
Umberto Panerai
Roldano Simeoni
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Alex Boegschoten
Ton Buunk
Piet de Zwarte
Andy Hoepelman
Evert Kroon
Nico Landeweerd
Hans Smits
Gijze Stroboer
Rik Toonen
Hans van Zeeland
Jan Evert Veer
1980 Moscow
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Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Vladimir Akimov
Aleksei Barkalov
Yevgeny Grishin
Mikhail Ivanov
Aleksandr Kabanov
Sergey Kotenko
Giorgi Mshvenieradze
Mait Riisman
Erkin Shagaev
Yevgeny Sharonov
Viacheslav Sobchenko
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)
Milivoj Bebić
Zoran Gopčević
Milorad Krivokapić
Boško Lozica
Predrag Manojlović
Zoran Mustur
Damir Polić
Zoran Roje
Ratko Rudić
Slobodan Trifunović
Luka Vezilić
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Gábor Csapó
Tamás Faragó
György Gerendás
Károly Hauszler
György Horkai
István Kiss
László Kuncz
Endre Molnár
Attila Sudár
István Szívós Jr.
István Udvardi
1984 Los Angeles
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Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)
Dragan Andrić
Milivoj Bebić
Perica Bukić
Veselin Đuho
Milorad Krivokapić
Deni Lušić
Igor Milanović
Tomislav Paškvalin (LH)
Zoran Petrović
Andrija Popović
Zoran Roje
Goran Sukno
Božo Vuletić
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Doug Burke
Peter Campbell
Jody Campbell
Christopher Dorst
Gary Figueroa
Andrew McDonald
Kevin Robertson
Terence Schroeder
Timothy Shaw
John Siman
Jon Svendsen
Joseph Vargas
Craig Wilson
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany  (FRG)
Armando Fernández
Roland Freund
Rainer Hoppe
Thomas Huber
Thomas Loebb
Werner Obschernikat
Rainer Osselmann
Frank Otto
Peter Röhle
Jürgen Schröder
Hagen Stamm
Dirk Theismann
1988 Seoul
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Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)
Dragan Andrić
Mislav Bezmalinović
Perica Bukić
Veselin Đuho
Igor Gočanin
Deni Lušić
Igor Milanović
Tomislav Paškvalin (LH)
Renco Posinković
Goran Rađenović
Dubravko Šimenc
Aleksandar Šoštar
Mirko Vičević
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
James Bergeson
Greg Boyer
Peter Campbell
Jeff Campbell
Jody Campbell
Christopher Duplanty
Michael Evans
Douglas Kimbell
Craig Klass
Alan Mouchawar
Kevin Robertson
Terence Schroeder
Craig Wilson
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Dmitry Apanasenko
Viktor Berendyuha
Mikheil Giorgadze
Yevgeny Grishin
Mikhail Ivanov
Aleksandr Kolotov
Sergey Kotenko
Serghei Marcoci
Nurlan Mendygaliyev
Giorgi Mshvenieradze
Sergey Naumov
Yevgeny Sharonov
Nikolai Smirnov
1992 Barcelona
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Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Francesco Attolico
Gianni Averaimo
Alessandro Bovo
Paolo Caldarella
Alessandro Campagna
Marco D'Altrui
Massimiliano Ferretti
Mario Fiorillo
Ferdinando Gandolfi
Amedeo Pomilio (LH)
Francesco Porzio (LH)
Giuseppe Porzio
Carlo Silipo
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
Daniel Ballart
Manuel Estiarte
Pedro García Aguado
Salvador Gómez
Marco Antonio González
Rubén Michavila
Miki Oca
Sergi Pedrerol (LH)
Josep Picó
Jesús Rollán
Ricardo Sánchez
Jordi Sans
Manuel Silvestre
Olympic flag.svg  Unified Team  (EUN)
Dmitry Apanasenko
Andrey Belofastov
Yevgeny Sharonov
Dmitry Gorshkov
Vladimir Karabutov
Aleksandr Kolotov
Andrei Kovalenko
Nikolay Kozlov
Serghei Marcoci
Sergey Naumov
Aleksandr Ogorodnikov
Aleksandr Chigir
Aleksey Vdovin
1996 Atlanta
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Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
Josep María Abarca
Ángel Andreo
Daniel Ballart
Manuel Estiarte
Pedro García Aguado
Salvador Gómez
Iván Moro
Miki Oca
Jorge Payá
Sergi Pedrerol (LH)
Jesús Rollán
Jordi Sans
Carles Sans
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)
Maro Balić
Perica Bukić
Damir Glavan
Igor Hinić
Vjekoslav Kobešćak
Joško Kreković
Ognjen Kržić
Dubravko Šimenc
Siniša Školneković
Ratko Štritof
Tino Vegar
Renato Vrbičić
Zdeslav Vrdoljak
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Alberto Angelini
Francesco Attolico
Fabio Bencivenga
Alessandro Bovo
Alessandro Calcaterra
Roberto Calcaterra
Marco Gerini
Alberto Ghibellini
Luca Giustolisi
Amedeo Pomilio (LH)
Francesco Postiglione
Carlo Silipo
Leonardo Sottani
2000 Sydney
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Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Tibor Benedek (LH)
Péter Biros
Rajmund Fodor
Tamás Kásás
Gergely Kiss (LH)
Zoltán Kósz
Tamás Märcz
Tamás Molnár
Barnabás Steinmetz
Zoltán Szécsi
Bulcsú Székely
Zsolt Varga
Attila Vári
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
Roman Balashov
Dmitri Dugin
Sergey Garbuzov
Dmitry Gorshkov
Yuri Yatsev
Nikolay Kozlov
Nikolay Maksimov
Andrei Rekechinski
Dmitri Stratan
Revaz Chomakhidze
Aleksandr Yeryshov
Marat Zakirov
Irek Zinnurov
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG) [lower-alpha 4]
Aleksandar Ćirić
Danilo Ikodinović
Viktor Jelenić
Nikola Kuljača
Aleksandar Šapić
Dejan Savić
Aleksandar Šoštar
Petar Trbojević
Veljko Uskoković
Jugoslav Vasović
Vladimir Vujasinović
Nenad Vukanić
Predrag Zimonjić
2004 Athens
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Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Tibor Benedek (LH)
Péter Biros
Rajmund Fodor
István Gergely
Tamás Kásás
Gergely Kiss (LH)
Norbert Madaras (LH)
Tamás Molnár
Ádám Steinmetz
Barnabás Steinmetz
Zoltán Szécsi
Tamás Varga
Attila Vári
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro.svg  Serbia and Montenegro  (SCG)
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
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
Roman Balashov
Revaz Chomakhidze
Aleksandr Fyodorov
Sergey Garbuzov
Dmitry Gorshkov
Nikolay Kozlov
Nikolay Maksimov
Andrei Rekechinski
Dmitri Stratan
Aleksandr Yeryshov
Vitaly Yurchik
Marat Zakirov
Irek Zinnurov
2008 Beijing
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Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Zoltán Szécsi
Tamás Varga
Norbert Madaras (LH)
Dénes Varga
Tamás Kásás
Norbert Hosnyánszky
Gergely Kiss (LH)
Tibor Benedek (LH)
Dániel Varga
Péter Biros
Gábor Kis
Tamás Molnár
István Gergely
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Merrill Moses
Peter Varellas
Peter Hudnut
Jeff Powers
Adam Wright
Rick Merlo
Layne Beaubien
Tony Azevedo
Ryan Bailey
Tim Hutten
Jesse Smith
J. W. Krumpholz
Brandon Brooks
Flag of Serbia (2004-2010).svg  Serbia  (SRB)
Denis Šefik
Živko Gocić
Andrija Prlainović
Vanja Udovičić
Dejan Savić
Duško Pijetlović
Nikola Rađen
Filip Filipović (LH)
Aleksandar Ćirić
Aleksandar Šapić
Vladimir Vujasinović
Branko Peković
Slobodan Soro
2012 London
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Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)
Josip Pavić
Damir Burić
Miho Bošković
Nikša Dobud
Maro Joković (LH)
Petar Muslim
Ivan Buljubašić
Andro Bušlje
Sandro Sukno
Samir Barać
Igor Hinić
Paulo Obradović
Frano Vićan
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Stefano Tempesti
Amaurys Pérez
Niccolò Gitto
Pietro Figlioli
Alex Giorgetti
Maurizio Felugo
Massimo Giacoppo
Valentino Gallo (LH)
Christian Presciutti
Deni Fiorentini
Matteo Aicardi
Danijel Premuš
Giacomo Pastorino
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia  (SRB)
Slobodan Soro
Aleksa Šaponjić
Živko Gocić
Vanja Udovičić
Dušan Mandić (LH)
Duško Pijetlović
Slobodan Nikić
Milan Aleksić
Nikola Rađen
Filip Filipović (LH)
Andrija Prlainović
Stefan Mitrović
Gojko Pijetlović
2016 Rio de Janeiro
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Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia  (SRB)
Gojko Pijetlović
Dušan Mandić (LH)
Živko Gocić
Sava Ranđelović
Miloš Ćuk
Duško Pijetlović
Slobodan Nikić
Milan Aleksić
Nikola Jakšić
Filip Filipović (LH)
Andrija Prlainović
Stefan Mitrović
Branislav Mitrović
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)
Josip Pavić
Damir Burić
Antonio Petković
Luka Lončar
Maro Joković (LH)
Luka Bukić
Xavier García (LH)
Andro Bušlje
Sandro Sukno
Ivan Krapić
Anđelo Šetka
Marko Macan
Marko Bijač
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Stefano Tempesti
Francesco Di Fulvio
Niccolò Gitto
Pietro Figlioli
Alessandro Velotto
Michaël Bodegas
Andrea Fondelli
Valentino Gallo (LH)
Christian Presciutti
Nicholas Presciutti
Matteo Aicardi
Alessandro Nora
Marco Del Lungo
2020 Tokyo
details

Multiple medalists

Four or more Olympic medals

The following table is pre-sorted by total number of Olympic medals (in descending order), number of Olympic gold medals (in descending order), number of Olympic silver medals (in descending order), year of receiving the last Olympic medal (in ascending order), year of receiving the first Olympic medal (in ascending order), name of the player (in ascending order), respectively. Last updated: 18 January 2021.

Eight male athletes won four or more Olympic medals in water polo. Aside from Belgian player Joseph Pletincx who won medals before World War II, [2] all were members of the Hungary men's national water polo team. Dezső Gyarmati is the first and only athlete (man or woman) to win five Olympic medals in water polo (three gold, one silver and one bronze). [1]

Legend
Male athletes who won four or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightMen's teamPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Dezső Gyarmati 19271.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1948195219561960196416 years
(20/36)
3115 [1]
2 György Kárpáti 19351.67 m
(5 ft 6 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP195219561960196412 years
(17/29)
3014 [3]
3 László Jeney 19231.81 m
(5 ft 11 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary GK194819521956196012 years
(25/37)
2114 [4]
4 Mihály Mayer 19331.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP195619601964196812 years
(22/34)
2024 [5]
5 András Bodnár 19421.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP196019641968197212 years
(18/30)
1124 [6]
Endre Molnár 19451.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary GK196819721976198012 years
(23/35)
1124 [7]
István Szívós Jr. 19482.02 m
(6 ft 8 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP196819721976198012 years
(20/32)
1124 [8]
8 Joseph Pletincx 1888Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium FP190819121920192416 years
(20/36)
0314 [2]
RkPlayerBirthHeightMen's teamPos12345Period
(age of
first/last)
GSBTRef
Water polo tournamentsMedals

Source:

Three Olympic medals

The following table is pre-sorted by number of Olympic gold medals (in descending order), number of Olympic silver medals (in descending order), year of receiving the last Olympic medal (in ascending order), year of receiving the first Olympic medal (in ascending order), name of the player (in ascending order), respectively. Last updated: 18 January 2021.

Forty-seven male athletes won three Olympic medals in water polo.

Legend
Male athletes who won three Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightMen's teamPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
9 Paul Radmilovic 18861.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain FP1908191219201924192820 years
(22/42)
3003 [9]
Charles Smith 18791.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain GK190819121920192416 years
(29/45)
3003 [10]
Tibor Benedek 19721.90 m
(6 ft 3 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1992199620002004200816 years
(20/36)
3003 [11]
Péter Biros 19761.96 m
(6 ft 5 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP200020042008201212 years
(24/36)
3003 [12]
Tamás Kásás 19762.00 m
(6 ft 7 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1996200020042008201216 years
(20/36)
3003 [13]
Gergely Kiss 19771.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP200020042008201212 years
(22/34)
3003 [14]
Tamás Molnár 19751.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP2000200420088 years
(25/33)
3003 [15]
Zoltán Szécsi 19771.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary GK200020042008201212 years
(22/34)
3003 [16]
17 Olivér Halassy 19091.55 m
(5 ft 1 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1928193219368 years
(18/27)
2103 [17]
Márton Homonnai 19061.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP192419281932193612 years
(18/30)
2103 [18]
István Szívós Sr. 19201.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1948195219568 years
(27/36)
2103 [19]
Aleksei Barkalov 19461.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union FP196819721976198012 years
(22/34)
2103 [20]
Perica Bukić 19661.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia FP1984198812 years
(18/30)
2103 [21]
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 1996
22 Kálmán Markovits 19311.78 m
(5 ft 10 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1952195619608 years
(20/28)
2013 [22]
Ottó Boros 19291.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary GK1956196019648 years
(27/35)
2013 [23]
Tivadar Kanizsa 19331.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1956196019648 years
(23/31)
2013 [24]
25 Fritz Gunst 1908Flag of Germany.svg  Germany FP1928193219368 years
(19/27)
1203 [25]
26 Leonid Osipov 19431.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union FP1964196819728 years
(21/29)
1113 [26]
Dénes Pócsik 19401.95 m
(6 ft 5 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1964196819728 years
(24/32)
1113 [27]
Ferenc Konrád 19451.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1968197219768 years
(23/31)
1113 [28]
László Sárosi 19461.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1968197219768 years
(22/29)
1113 [29]
Tamás Faragó 19521.94 m
(6 ft 4 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1972197619808 years
(20/27)
1113 [30]
Slobodan Nikić 19831.97 m
(6 ft 6 in)
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Serbia and Montenegro FP200412 years
(21/33)
1113 [31]
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 20122016
32 Zoltán Dömötör 19351.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1960196419688 years
(25/33)
1023 [32]
László Felkai 19411.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1960196419688 years
(19/27)
1023 [33]
János Konrád 19411.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary FP1960196419688 years
(18/27)
1023 [34]
Yevgeny Sharonov 19581.89 m
(6 ft 2 in)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union GK1980198812 years
(21/33)
1023 [35]
Olympic flag.svg Unified Team 1992
Filip Filipović 19871.96 m
(6 ft 5 in)
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia FP2008201220168 years
(21/29)
1023 [36]
Živko Gocić 19821.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia FP2008201220168 years
(25/33)
1023 [37]
Duško Pijetlović 19851.97 m
(6 ft 6 in)
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia FP2008201220168 years
(23/31)
1023 [38]
Andrija Prlainović 19871.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia FP2008201220168 years
(21/29)
1023 [39]
40 Oscar Grégoire 1877Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium FP19001908191212 years
(23/35)
0213 [40]
Albert Durant 1892Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium GK19121920192412 years
(20/32)
0213 [41]
Gérard Blitz 1901Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium FP192019241928193616 years
(19/35)
0213 [42]
Vladimir Semyonov 19381.84 m
(6 ft 0 in)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union FP1960196419688 years
(22/30)
0213 [43]
44 Robert Andersson 1886Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden FP19081912192012 years
(21/33)
0123 [44]
Pontus Hanson 1884Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden FP19081912192012 years
(24/36)
0123 [45]
Harald Julin 1890Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden FP19081912192012 years
(18/30)
0123 [46]
Torsten Kumfeldt 1886Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden GK19081912192012 years
(22/34)
0123 [47]
Viktor Ageyev 19361.84 m
(6 ft 0 in)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union FP1956196019648 years
(20/28)
0123 [48]
Dmitry Gorshkov 19671.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
Olympic flag.svg Unified Team FP199212 years
(25/37)
0123 [49]
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 199620002004
Nikolay Kozlov 19721.92 m
(6 ft 4 in)
Olympic flag.svg Unified Team FP199212 years
(20/32)
0123 [50]
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 199620002004
Aleksandar Ćirić 19771.92 m
(6 ft 4 in)
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  FR Yugoslavia FP20008 years
(22/30)
0123 [51]
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Serbia and Montenegro 2004
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 2008
Aleksandar Šapić 19781.88 m
(6 ft 2 in)
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  FR Yugoslavia FP1996200012 years
(18/30)
0123 [52]
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Serbia and Montenegro 2004
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 2008
Dejan Savić 19751.90 m
(6 ft 3 in)
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  FR Yugoslavia FP1996200012 years
(21/33)
0123 [53]
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Serbia and Montenegro 2004
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 2008
Vladimir Vujasinović 19731.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  FR Yugoslavia FP1996200012 years
(22/34)
0123 [54]
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Serbia and Montenegro 2004
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 2008
Vanja Udovičić 19821.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Serbia and Montenegro FP20048 years
(21/29)
0123 [55]
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 20082012
RkPlayerBirthHeightMen's teamPos12345Period
(age of
first/last)
GSBTRef
Water polo tournamentsMedals

Source:

By tournament

The following table is pre-sorted by edition of the Olympics (in ascending order), name of the team (in ascending order), name of the player (in ascending order), respectively. Last updated: 12 February 2021.

Legend
YearTotalFive-time Olympic medalistFour-time Olympic medalistThree-time Olympic medalist
1900 0000
1908 0000
1912 100Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium: Oscar Grégoire 1
1920 700Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium *: Joseph Pletincx
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain: Paul Radmilovic, Charles Sydney Smith (GK)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden: Robert Andersson, Pontus Hanson, Harald Julin, Torsten Kumfeldt
7
1924 20Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium: Joseph Pletincx 1Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium: Albert Durant 1
1928 0000
1932 0000
1936 400Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium: Gérard Blitz
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany *: Fritz Gunst
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Olivér Halassy, Márton Homonnai
4
1948 0000
1952 0000
1956 300Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Dezső Gyarmati, László Jeney (GK), István Szívós Sr. 3
1960 40Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Dezső Gyarmati, László Jeney (GK)2Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: György Kárpáti, Kálmán Markovits 2
1964 6Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Dezső Gyarmati 1Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: György Kárpáti 1Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Ottó Boros (GK), Tivadar Kanizsa, Mihály Mayer
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union: Viktor Ageyev
4
YearTotalFive-time Olympic medalistFour-time Olympic medalistThree-time Olympic medalist
1968 60Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Mihály Mayer 1Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: András Bodnár, Zoltán Dömötör, László Felkai, János Konrád
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union: Vladimir Semyonov
5
1972 30Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: András Bodnár 1Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Dénes Pócsik
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union: Leonid Osipov
2
1976 400Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Ferenc Konrád, Endre Molnár (GK), László Sárosi, István Szívós Jr. 4
1980 50Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Endre Molnár (GK), István Szívós Jr. 2Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Tamás Faragó
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union *: Aleksei Barkalov, Yevgeny Sharonov
3
1984 0000
1988 0000
1992 100 Olympic flag.svg Unified Team: Yevgeny Sharonov (GK)1
1996 100Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia: Perica Bukić 1
2000 0000
2004 200Flag of Russia.svg  Russia: Dmitry Gorshkov, Nikolay Kozlov 2
2008 1000Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary: Tibor Benedek, Péter Biros, Tamás Kásás, Gergely Kiss, Tamás Molnár, Zoltán Szécsi (GK)
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia: Aleksandar Ćirić, Aleksandar Šapić, Dejan Savić, Vladimir Vujasinović
10
2012 100Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia: Vanja Udovičić 1
2016 400Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia: Filip Filipović, Živko Gocić, Duško Pijetlović, Andrija Prlainović 4
2020
YearTotalFive-time Olympic medalistFour-time Olympic medalistThree-time Olympic medalist

Source:

By team

The following tables are pre-sorted by total number of Olympic medals (in descending order), number of Olympic gold medals (in descending order), number of Olympic silver medals (in descending order), year of receiving the last Olympic medal (in ascending order), year of receiving the first Olympic medal (in ascending order), name of the player (in ascending order), respectively.

Legend

Belgium

  • Men's national team: Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
  • Team appearances: 11 (1900, 1908–1928, 1936–1952, 1960–1964)
  • As host team: 1920*

* Number of five-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 1
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 3
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Joseph Pletincx 1888FP190819121920192416 years
(20/36)
0314 [2]
2 Oscar Grégoire 1877FP19001908191212 years
(23/35)
0213 [40]
Albert Durant 1892GK19121920192412 years
(20/32)
0213 [41]
Gérard Blitz 1901FP192019241928193616 years
(19/35)
0213 [42]

Croatia

  • Men's national team: Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
  • Team appearances: 6 (1996–2016)
  • As host team: —
  • Related team: Yugoslavia

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 1
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Abbreviation
  • CRO – Croatia
  • YUG – Yugoslavia
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Perica Bukić 19661.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
FP1984
YUG
1988
YUG
1996
CRO
12 years
(18/30)
2103 [21]

France

  • Men's national team: Flag of France.svg  France
  • Team appearances: 11 (1900*, 1912–1928, 1936–1948, 1960, 1988–1992, 2016)
  • As host team: 1900*, 1924*

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

Germany

  • Men's national team: Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
  • Team appearances: 9 (1900, 1928–1936*, 1952, 1992–1996, 2004–2008)
  • As host team: 1936*
  • Related team: West Germany

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 1
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Fritz Gunst 1908FP1928193219368 years
(19/27)
1203 [25]

Great Britain

  • Men's national team: Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
  • Team appearances: 11 (1900, 1908*–1928, 1936–1956, 2012*)
  • As host team: 1908*, 1948*, 2012*

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 2
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Paul Radmilovic 18861.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP1908191219201924192820 years
(22/42)
3003 [9]
Charles Smith 18791.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
GK190819121920192416 years
(29/45)
3003 [10]

Hungary

  • Men's national team: Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
  • Team appearances: 22 (1912, 1924–1980, 1988–2016)
  • As host team: —

* Number of five-time Olympic medalists: 1

  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 6
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 19
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Dezső Gyarmati 19271.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP1948195219561960196416 years
(20/36)
3115 [1]
2 György Kárpáti 19351.67 m
(5 ft 6 in)
FP195219561960196412 years
(17/29)
3014 [3]
3 László Jeney 19231.81 m
(5 ft 11 in)
GK194819521956196012 years
(25/37)
2114 [4]
4 Mihály Mayer 19331.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP195619601964196812 years
(22/34)
2024 [5]
5 András Bodnár 19421.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP196019641968197212 years
(18/30)
1124 [6]
Endre Molnár 19451.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
GK196819721976198012 years
(23/35)
1124 [7]
István Szívós Jr. 19482.02 m
(6 ft 8 in)
FP196819721976198012 years
(20/32)
1124 [8]
8 Tibor Benedek 19721.90 m
(6 ft 3 in)
FP1992199620002004200816 years
(20/36)
3003 [11]
Péter Biros 19761.96 m
(6 ft 5 in)
FP200020042008201212 years
(24/36)
3003 [12]
Tamás Kásás 19762.00 m
(6 ft 7 in)
FP1996200020042008201216 years
(20/36)
3003 [13]
Gergely Kiss 19771.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
FP200020042008201212 years
(22/34)
3003 [14]
Tamás Molnár 19751.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP2000200420088 years
(25/33)
3003 [15]
Zoltán Szécsi 19771.98 m
(6 ft 6 in)
GK200020042008201212 years
(22/34)
3003 [16]
14 Olivér Halassy 19091.55 m
(5 ft 1 in)
FP1928193219368 years
(18/27)
2103 [17]
Márton Homonnai 19061.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP192419281932193612 years
(18/30)
2103 [18]
István Szívós Sr. 19201.85 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP1948195219568 years
(27/36)
2103 [19]
17 Kálmán Markovits 19311.78 m
(5 ft 10 in)
FP1952195619608 years
(20/28)
2013 [22]
Ottó Boros 19291.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
GK1956196019648 years
(27/35)
2013 [23]
Tivadar Kanizsa 19331.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP1956196019648 years
(23/31)
2013 [24]
20 Dénes Pócsik 19401.95 m
(6 ft 5 in)
FP1964196819728 years
(24/32)
1113 [27]
Ferenc Konrád 19451.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP1968197219768 years
(23/31)
1113 [28]
László Sárosi 19461.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP1968197219768 years
(22/29)
1113 [29]
Tamás Faragó 19521.94 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP1972197619808 years
(20/27)
1113 [30]
24 Zoltán Dömötör 19351.86 m
(6 ft 1 in)
FP1960196419688 years
(25/33)
1023 [32]
László Felkai 19411.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP1960196419688 years
(19/27)
1023 [33]
János Konrád 19411.83 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP1960196419688 years
(18/27)
1023 [34]
RkPlayerBirthHeightPos12345Period
(age of
first/last)
GSBTRef
Water polo tournamentsMedals

Italy

  • Men's national team: Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
  • Team appearances: 20 (1920–1924, 1948–2016)
  • As host team: 1960*

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

Netherlands

  • Men's national team: Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
  • Team appearances: 17 (1908, 1920–1928*, 1936–1952, 1960–1984, 1992–2000)
  • As host team: 1928*

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

Russia

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 2
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Abbreviation
  • EUN – Unified Team
  • RUS – Russia
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Dmitry Gorshkov 19671.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP1992
EUN
1996
RUS
2000
RUS
2004
RUS
12 years
(25/37)
0123 [49]
Nikolay Kozlov 19721.92 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP1992
EUN
1996
RUS
2000
RUS
2004
RUS
12 years
(20/32)
0123 [50]

Serbia

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 10
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Abbreviation
  • FRY – FR Yugoslavia
  • SCG – Serbia and Montenegro
  • SRB – Serbia
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Slobodan Nikić 19831.97 m
(6 ft 6 in)
FP2004
SCG
2012
SRB
2016
SRB
12 years
(21/33)
1113 [31]
2 Filip Filipović 19871.96 m
(6 ft 5 in)
FP2008201220168 years
(21/29)
1023 [36]
Živko Gocić 19821.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP2008201220168 years
(25/33)
1023 [37]
Duško Pijetlović 19851.97 m
(6 ft 6 in)
FP2008201220168 years
(23/31)
1023 [38]
Andrija Prlainović 19871.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
FP2008201220168 years
(21/29)
1023 [39]
6 Aleksandar Ćirić 19771.92 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP2000
FRY
2004
SCG
2008
SRB
8 years
(22/30)
0123 [51]
Aleksandar Šapić 19781.88 m
(6 ft 2 in)
FP1996
FRY
2000
FRY
2004
SCG
2008
SRB
12 years
(18/30)
0123 [52]
Dejan Savić 19751.90 m
(6 ft 3 in)
FP1996
FRY
2000
FRY
2004
SCG
2008
SRB
12 years
(21/33)
0123 [53]
Vladimir Vujasinović 19731.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
FP1996
FRY
2000
FRY
2004
SCG
2008
SRB
12 years
(22/34)
0123 [54]
Vanja Udovičić 19821.93 m
(6 ft 4 in)
FP2004
SCG
2008
SRB
2012
SRB
8 years
(21/29)
0123 [55]
RkPlayerBirthHeightPos12345Period
(age of
first/last)
GSBTRef
Water polo tournamentsMedals

Serbia and Montenegro

Notes:

Soviet Union

  • Men's national team: Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
  • Team appearances: 9 (1952–1980*, 1988)
  • As host team: 1980*
  • Related teams: Unified Team [lower-alpha 5] , Russia
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 4
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Aleksei Barkalov 19461.80 m
(5 ft 11 in)
FP196819721976198012 years
(22/34)
2103 [20]
2 Leonid Osipov 19431.87 m
(6 ft 2 in)
FP1964196819728 years
(21/29)
1113 [26]
3 Vladimir Semyonov 19381.84 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP1960196419688 years
(22/30)
0213 [43]
Viktor Ageyev 19361.84 m
(6 ft 0 in)
FP1956196019648 years
(20/28)
0123 [48]

Note:

Spain

  • Men's national team: Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
  • Team appearances: 17 (1920–1928, 1948–1952, 1968–1972, 1980–2016)
  • As host team: 1992*

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

Sweden

  • Men's national team: Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
  • Team appearances: 8 (1908–1924, 1936–1952, 1980)
  • As host team: 1912*

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 4
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend
  •     – Hosts
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Robert Andersson 1886FP19081912192012 years
(21/33)
0123 [44]
Pontus Hanson 1884FP19081912192012 years
(24/36)
0123 [45]
Harald Julin 1890FP19081912192012 years
(18/30)
0123 [46]
Torsten Kumfeldt 1886GK19081912192012 years
(22/34)
0123 [47]

Unified Team

  • Men's national team: Olympic flag.svg Unified Team [lower-alpha 5]
  • Team appearances: 1 (1992)
  • As host team: —
  • Related teams: Soviet Union , Russia
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 1
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.
Legend and abbreviation
  •     – Hosts
  • EUN – Unified Team
  • URS – Soviet Union
Male athletes who won three or more Olympic medals in water polo
RkPlayerBirthHeightPosWater polo tournamentsPeriod
(age of
first/last)
MedalsRef
12345GSBT
1 Yevgeny Sharonov 19581.89 m
(6 ft 2 in)
GK1980
URS
1988
URS
1992
EUN
12 years
(21/33)
1023 [35]

Notes:

United States

  • Men's national team: Flag of the United States.svg  United States
  • Team appearances: 21 (1920–1972, 1984*–2016)
  • As host team: 1932*, 1984*, 1996*

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

West Germany

  • Men's national team: Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
  • Team appearances: 5 (1968–1976, 1984–1988)
  • As host team: 1972*
  • Related teams: Germany
  • Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

Yugoslavia

* Number of four-time Olympic medalists: 0

  • Number of three-time Olympic medalists: 0
  • Last updated: 1 May 2021.

Note:

FR Yugoslavia

Notes:

See also

Notes

  1. France had four teams compete in 1900. Bronze medals were given to the losers of both semifinals; France took both bronze.
  2. Having drawn a bye in the first round and having received a walkover against Austria in the semi-final, the final was the only match that Great Britain played during the tournament.
  3. There was no bronze medal match for the 1908 Games in London. Belgium beat the Netherlands in the only one first round match and beats Sweden in the only one semifinal.
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 After the breakup of Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia men's national water polo team participated at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics, and won a bronze medal in 2000. In 2003, after the country was renamed from FR Yugoslavia to Serbia and Montenegro, the team was also renamed to "Serbia and Montenegro men's national water polo team".
  5. 1 2 3 In 1992, 12 of the 15 former Soviet Republics competed together as the Unified Team and marched under the Olympic Flag in the Barcelona Games.

Related Research Articles

Water polo at the Summer Olympics Water polo competition

Water polo has been part of the Summer Olympics program since the second games, in 1900. A women's water polo tournament was introduced for the 2000 Summer Olympics. Hungary has been the most successful country in men's tournament, while the United States is the only team to win multiple times at the women's tournament since its introduction. Italy is the first and only country to win both the men's and women's water polo tournaments.

This article presents the national team appearances in the men's Olympic water polo tournament since the inaugural official edition in 1900.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Serbia men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Yugoslavia men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Great Britain men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Italy men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Hungary men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Spain men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Netherlands men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Soviet Union men's national water polo team and the Unified Team men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the FR Yugoslavia men's national water polo team and the Serbia and Montenegro men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Sweden men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.

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