Water polo at the Summer Olympics

Men’s Tournament

NationGoldSilverBronze
Hungary933
Great Britain 400
Yugoslavia 341
Italy 323
Soviet Union 223
Croatia 120
Germany120
Spain 110
France 103
Serbia 102
Belgium 042
United States 033
Sweden 012
Russia 011
Serbia and Montenegro 010
Netherlands 002
Unified Team001
West Germany001
YearHostGoldScoreSilverBronze
1900ParisGreat Britain
(Osborne Swimming Club)
7–2Belgium
(Brussels Swimming and Water Polo Club)
France
(Libellule de Paris)
Frabce
(Pupilles de Neptune de Lille #2)
1904St. LouisWater polo was a demonstration sport
1908LondonGreat Britain9–2BelgiumSweden
1912StockholmGreat Britain8–0SwedenBelgium
1920AntwerpGreat Britain3–2BelgiumSweden
1924ParisFrance3–0BelgiumUnited States
1928AmsterdamGermany5–2HungaryFrance
1932Los AngelesHungaryRound-robinGermanyUnited States
1936BerlinHungaryRound-robinGermanyBelgium
1948LondonItalyRound-robinHungaryNetherlands
1952HelsinkiHungaryRound-robinYugoslaviaItaly
1956MelbourneHungaryRound-robinYugoslaviaSoviet Union
1960RomeItalyRound-robinSoviet UnionHungary
1964TokyoHungaryRound-robinYugoslaviaSoviet Union
1968Mexico CityYugoslavia13–11Soviet UnionHungary
1972MunichSoviet UnionRound-robinHungaryUnited States
1976MontrealHungaryRound-robinItalyNetherlands
1980MoscowSoviet UnionRound-robinYugoslaviaHungary
1984Los AngelesYugoslaviaRound-robinUnited StatesWest Germany
1988SeoulYugoslavia9–7United StatesSoviet Union
1992BarcelonaItaly
Ratko Rudić
9–8SpainUnified Team
1996AtlantaSpain
Joan Jane
7–5CroatiaItaly
2000SydneyHungary
Dénes Kemény
13–6RussiaFR Yugoslavia
2004AthensHungary
Dénes Kemény
8–7Serbia and MontenegroRussia
2008BeijingHungary
Dénes Kemény
14–10United StatesSerbia
2012LondonCroatia
Ratko Rudić
8–6ItalySerbia
2016RioSerbia
Dejan Savić
11–7CroatiaItaly
2020Tokyo

Women’s Tournament

NationGoldSilverBronze
United States221
Italy110
Australia 102
Netherlands 100
Greece 010
Spain 010
Russia 002
YearHostGoldScoreSilverBronze
2000SydneyAustralia
István Görgényi
4–3United StatesRussia
2004AthensItaly
Pierluigi Formiconi
10–9GreeceUnited States
2008BeijingNetherlands
Robin van Galen
9–8United StatesAustralia
2012LondonUnited States
Adam Krikorian
8–5
Maggie Steffens (USA)
SpainAustralia
2016RioUnited States
Adam Krikorian
12–5
Maggie Steffens (USA)
ItalyRussia
2020Tokyo