Men Water polo at the World Aquatics Championships

  Winners  
Italy4
Hungary3
Spain2
Croatia2
Serbia2
Soviet Union2
Yugoslavia2
Serbia and Montenegro1
YearHost GoldScore Silver
1973Belgrade, YugoslaviaHungaryRound-robinSoviet Union
1975Cali, ColombiaSoviet UnionRound-robinHungary
1978West Berlin, West GermanyItalyRound-robinHungary
1982Guayaquil, EcuadorSoviet UnionRound-robinHungary
1986Madrid, SpainYugoslavia12–11 Italy
1991Perth, AustraliaYugoslavia8–7Spain
1994Rome, ItalyItaly10–5Spain
1998Perth, AustraliaSpain6–4Hungary
2001Fukuoka, JapanSpain4–2Yugoslavia
2003Barcelona, SpainHungary
Dénes Kemény
11–9 Italy
2005Montreal, CanadaSerbia and Montenegro8–7Hungary
2007Melbourne, AustraliaCroatia9–8 Hungary
2009Rome, Italy Serbia7–7
(7–6 pen.)
Spain
2011Shanghai, ChinaItaly8–7 Serbia
2013Barcelona, SpainHungary8–7Montenegro
2015Kazan, RussiaSerbia11–4Croatia
2017Budapest, HungaryCroatia8–6Hungary
2019Gwangju, South KoreaItaly
Alessandro Campagna
10-5
Francesco Di Fulvio (İtaly)
Spain