|Born||4 January 1964|
Split, SFR Yugoslavia
Renco Posinković (January 4, 1964) is a former Yugoslav and Croatian water polo water polo player and coach. He was part of the Yugoslavia team which won the Gold medal in water polo in the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Tamás Molnár is a Hungarian water polo player, who played on the gold medal squads at the 2000 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Olympics. He is one of ten male athletes who won three Olympic gold medals in water polo. He was named Hungarian Water Polo Player of the Year in 1998, and made his debut for the national team in 1997.
Péter Biros is a Hungarian water polo player, who played on the gold medal squads at the 2000 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics, which makes him one of ten male athletes who won three Olympic gold medals in water polo. He also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Aleksandar Šoštar is a Serbian water polo goalkeeper who played on the bronze medal squad of FR Yugoslavia at the 2000 Summer Olympics and on the gold medal squad for SFR Yugoslavia at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Dejan Savić is a Serbian professional water polo coach and former player. During his playing career, he was part of two Olympic bronze medal squads, one for FR Yugoslavia at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, the other for Serbia at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and one Olympic silver medal squad for Serbia and Montenegro at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.
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.
Igor Milanović is a retired Serbian water polo player who is considered as the best water polo player of all time. Milanović had an illustrious professional career spanning twenty years. He is now a water polo coach.
Craig Martin Wilson is an American former water polo player who was a member of the United States men's national water polo team and two-time Olympic silver medalist. He is considered to be the best goalkeeper in the history of the sport.
Dubravko Šimenc is a former Croatian water polo player who competed for both Yugoslavia and Croatia, and later waterpolo coach.
The men's water polo tournament at the 1992 Summer Olympics was held from 1 to 10 August 1992, in Barcelona, Spain. Reigning world champion Yugoslavia had qualified for the tournament, but as it had formally dissolved in the interim, it didn't participate. The successor countries didn't participate for several reasons. The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia couldn't participate due to the UN sanctions due to their aggression on Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Croatia, which was the strongest among them at the time, also did not participate in the water polo tournament. The position of Yugoslavia was replaced by Czechoslovakia.
Mirko Sandić was a Serbian water polo player who led Yugoslav teams to a gold medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics. He also competed in the 1960 and 1972 Olympics where his teams placed fourth and fifth, respectively. He was given the honour to carry the national flag of Yugoslavia at the opening ceremony of the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, becoming the tenth water polo player to be a flag bearer at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics. Between 1958 and 1974 Sandić played more than 235 matches for the Yugoslav national team contributing 250 goals.
The Croatia men's national water polo team represents Croatia in international water polo competitions and friendly matches. It is controlled by the Croatian Water Polo Federation. They have won gold medals in the Olympics, World and European Championships, FINA World League and Mediterranean Games, making them one of the most successful men's water polo teams in the world.
Zdravko-Ćiro Kovačić was a Croat water polo player who competed for Yugoslavia in the 1948 Summer Olympics, in the 1952 Summer Olympics, and in the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Goran Rađenović is a retired Yugoslav and Serbian water polo player and now he is water polo coach. During his career he played in Partizan, Roma and Budva and won numerous national and international trophies. The most of his successes are from the time when he was part of national team of Yugoslavia. He played for national team 265 times and won Olympic, World and European Championship.
Vaterpolski klub Mornar is a professional water polo club based in Split, Croatia. As of 2019–20 season, it competes in the Croatian League and Regional League A1.
Mirko Vičević is a Montenegrin retired water polo player. He was part of the Yugoslavia team which won the Gold medal in water polo in the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Igor Gočanin is a Montenegrin water polo player. He was part of the Yugoslavia team which won the Gold medal in water polo in the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Mait Riisman was an Estonian water polo player who was the part of the Soviet water polo team which won the Gold medal in the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. He was born in Tallinn.
Božo Grkinić was Yugoslav water polo and basketball player and coach. He was a member of the Yugoslavia national water polo team and Yugoslavia national basketball team.
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