Water polo at the 1986 World Aquatics Championships – Men's tournament

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1986 World Water Polo Championship
5th FINA World Aquatics Championships
LocationFlag of Spain.svg  Spain
Date(s)13–23 August
Category 1986 World Aquatics Championships
  1982 1991  

The 1986 Men's World Water Polo Championship was the fifth edition of the men's water polo tournament at the World Aquatics Championships, organised by the world governing body in aquatics, the FINA. The tournament was held from 13 to 23 August 1986, and was incorporated into the 1986 World Aquatics Championships in Madrid, Spain. [1]

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This was the only men's world championship to have featured fifteen teams instead of the usual sixteen. Yugoslavia won its first title by defeating Italy in the final. The Soviet Union, the defending champion, came third.

First stage

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1 Flag of Italy.svg Italy 330024206
2 Flag of Spain.svg Spain 320135194
3 Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary 310229182
4 Flag of Israel.svg Israel 310213440
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1 Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Yugoslavia 211023153
2 Flag of Cuba.svg Cuba 211023213
3 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia 200214240
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1 Flag of Germany.svg West Germany 330026146
2 Flag of France.svg France 320118204
3 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada 310217212
4 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 300315210
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1 Flag of the United States.svg United States 330038176
2 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union 320136274
3 Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 301226401
4 Flag of Greece.svg Greece 301219341

Second Stage

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1 Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Yugoslavia 321029225
2 Flag of Italy.svg Italy 320122224
3 Flag of Cuba.svg Cuba 311130313
4 Flag of Spain.svg Spain 300324300
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1 Flag of the United States.svg United States 321026235
2 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union 320130224
3 Flag of Germany.svg West Germany 310227232
4 Flag of France.svg France 301214290

Semifinals

Team #1Res.Team #2
Yugoslavia Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 9–8 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union
Italy Flag of Italy.svg 8–7 Flag of the United States.svg United States

Bronze match

Team #1Res.Team #2
Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 8–6 Flag of the United States.svg United States

Final

Team #1Res.Team #2
Yugoslavia Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 12–11 Flag of Italy.svg Italy
 1986 FINA Men's World Champions 
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Yugoslavia
First title

Final ranking

RANK [1] TEAM
Gold medal icon.svgFlag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia
Silver medal icon.svgFlag of Italy.svg  Italy
Bronze medal icon.svgFlag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
4.Flag of the United States.svg  United States
5.Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
6.Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
7.Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
8.Flag of France.svg  France
9.Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
10.Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
11.Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
12.Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
13.Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
14.Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
15.Flag of Israel.svg  Israel

Team rosters

Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia

Dragan Andrić, Perica Bukić, Veselin Đuho, Milorad Krivokapić, Deni Lušić, Igor Milanović, Tomislav Paškvalin, Zoran Petrović, Andrija Popović, Dubravko Šimenc, Aleksandar Šoštar, Anto Vasović, Mirko Vičević. [1]

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References

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