Water polo at the 2016 Summer Olympics

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Water polo
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
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Venue Maria Lenk Aquatic Center (preliminaries), Olympic Aquatics Stadium (men's last preliminary round, play-off matches)
Dates 6–20 August
Competitors 260 from 20 nations
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Water polo at the
2016 Summer Olympics

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Tournaments
men  women
Rosters
men  women

The water polo tournaments at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are scheduled to take place from 6 to 20 August at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center in Barra da Tijuca. Twenty teams (twelve for men and eight for women) will compete in the tournament.[1] Games that end in ties in elimination rounds are decided by shootouts, as overtime has been abolished since 2013.

Qualification

Men's qualification

Qualification Date Host Berths Qualified
Host nation 2 October 2009 Denmark Copenhagen 1  Brazil
2015 FINA World League 23–28 June 2015 Italy Bergamo 1  Serbia
2015 Pan American Games 7–15 July 2015 Canada Toronto 1  United States
2015 FINA World Championships 27 July – 8 August 2015 Russia Kazan 2  Croatia
 Greece
Oceanian Continental Selection[2] 19 October 2015 Australia Perth 1  Australia
2015 Asian Championships 16–20 December 2015 China Foshan 1  Japan
2016 European Championships 10–23 January 2016 Serbia Belgrade 1  Montenegro
World Qualification Tournament 3–10 April 2016 Italy Trieste 4  Hungary
 Italy
 Spain
 France
Total 12

Women's qualification

Qualification Date Host Berths Qualified
Host nation 2 October 2009 Denmark Copenhagen 1  Brazil
Oceanian Continental Selection[2] 19 October 2015 Australia Perth 1  Australia
2015 Asian Championships 16–17 December 2015 China Foshan 1  China
2016 European Championships 10–22 January 2016 Serbia Belgrade 1  Hungary
World Qualification Tournament 21–28 March 2016 Netherlands Gouda 4  United States
 Italy
 Russia
 Spain
Total 8

Men's competition

The competition consists of two stages; a group stage followed by a knockout stage.

Group stage

Teams are divided into two groups of six countries, playing every team in their group once. Two points for a victory, one - for a draw. Top four teams per group qualify for the quarterfinals.

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2  Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Brazil (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 6 August 2016. Source:
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
(H) Host.

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2  Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Montenegro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 6 August 2016. Source:
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finals Semi-finals Gold medal
 
                   
 
16 August
 
 
Winners Group A
 
18 August
 
Fourth-placed team Group B
 
 
 
16 August
 
 
 
Runners-up Group B
 
20 August
 
Third-placed team Group A
 
 
 
16 August
 
 
 
Runners-up Group A
 
18 August
 
Third-placed team Group B
 
 
 
16 August
 
  Bronze medal
 
Winners Group B
 
20 August
 
Fourth-placed team Group A
 
 
 
 
 
 

Women's competition

The competition consists of two stages; a group stage followed by a knockout stage.

Group stage

Teams are divided into two groups of four countries, playing every team in their group once. Two points for a victory, one - for a draw. All teams qualify for the quarterfinals.

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2  Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Brazil (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 9 August 2016. Source:
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
(H) Host.

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2  China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 9 August 2016. Source:
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finals Semi-finals Gold medal
 
                   
 
15 August
 
 
Winners Group A
 
17 August
 
Fourth-placed team Group B
 
 
 
15 August
 
 
 
Runners-up Group B
 
19 August
 
Third-placed team Group A
 
 
 
15 August
 
 
 
Runners-up Group A
 
17 August
 
Third-placed team Group B
 
 
 
15 August
 
  Bronze medal
 
Winners Group B
 
19 August
 
Fourth-placed team Group A
 
 
 
 
 
 

Medal summary

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 0 0
Total 2 2 2 6

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
details
Women
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See also

References

  1. "Rio 2016 – FINA Water Polo Qualification System" (PDF). FINA. Retrieved 30 September 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Breakdown of anticipated athletes by sport". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 19 January 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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