FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup

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The FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup is an international water polo competition contested by women's national water polo teams of the members of FINA, the aquatic sports' global governing body. The tournament was established in 1979 with an erratic schedule, was contested every two years from 1989 - 1999, and has been contested every four years since 2002.[1]

Results[edit]

Year[1] Host Winner Runner-up 3rd Place
1979
Details
United States
Merced,
United States

United States

Netherlands

Australia
1980
Details
Netherlands
Breda,
Netherlands

Netherlands

United States

Canada
1981
Details
Australia
Brisbane,
Australia

Canada

Netherlands

Australia
1983
Details
Canada
Sainte-Foy, Québec,
Canada

Netherlands

United States

Australia
1984
Details
United States
Irvine,
United States

Australia

United States

Netherlands
1988
Details
New Zealand
Christchurch,
New Zealand

Netherlands

Hungary

Canada
1989
Details
Netherlands
Eindhoven,
Netherlands

Netherlands

United States

Hungary
1991
Details
United States
Long Beach,
United States

Netherlands

Australia

United States
1993
Details
Italy
Catania,
Italy

Netherlands

Italy

Hungary
1995
Details
Australia
Sydney,
Australia

Australia

Netherlands

Hungary
1997
Details
France
Nancy,
France

Netherlands

Russia

Australia
1999
Details
Canada
Winnipeg,
Canada

Netherlands

Australia

Italy
2002
Details
Australia
Perth,
Australia

Hungary

United States

Canada
2006
Details
China
Tianjin,
PR China

Australia

Italy

Russia
2010
Details
New Zealand
Christchurch,
New Zealand

United States

Australia

China
2014
Details
Russia
Khanty-Mansiysk,
Russia

United States

Australia

Spain
2018
Details
Russia
Surgut,
Russia

United States

Russia

Australia


Medal table[edit]

Gillian van den Berg won the competition in 1999 as part of the Dutch team. In the photo she is seen celebrating her gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Netherlands83112
2 United States45110
3 Australia34512
4 Hungary1135
5 Canada1034
6 Italy0213
 Russia0213
8 China0011
 Spain0011
Totals (9 nations)17171751

Participation details[edit]

Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
Team[1] 1979
United States
(5)
1980
Netherlands
(4)
1981
Australia
(4)
1983
Canada
(4)
1984
United States
(4)
1988
New Zealand
(7)
1989
Netherlands
(8)
1991
United States
(8)
1993
Italy
(8)
1995
Australia
(8)
1997
France
(8)
1999
Canada
(8)
2002
Australia
(8)
2006
China
(8)
2010
New Zealand
(8)
2014
Russia
(8)
2018
Russia
(8)
Years
 Australia 3rd 4th 3rd 3rd 1st 5th 5th 2nd 4th 1st 3rd 2nd 6th 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 17
 Brazil 8th 1
 Canada 4th 3rd 1st 4th 3rd 4th 4th 6th 5th 5th 3rd 7th 5th 6th 14
 China 4th 8th 3rd 4th 5th 5
 France 7th 7th 8th 3
 West Germany 6th 1
 Greece 6th 8th 7th 6th 7th 5
 Hungary 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 4th 1st 5th 6th 5th 9
 Italy 8th 5th 2nd 5th 4th 3rd 5th 2nd 8
 Japan 6th 7th 2
 Kazakhstan 8th 8th 2
 Netherlands 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 12
 New Zealand 5th 4th 6th 7th 8th 8th 7th 7
 Puerto Rico 7th 1
 Russia 4th 2nd 7th 4th 3rd 4th 6th 2nd 8
 Singapore 7th 1
 South Africa 7th 8th 2
 Spain 3rd 4th 2
 United States 1st 2nd 4th 2nd 2nd 4th 2nd 3rd 5th 6th 7th 6th 2nd 4th 1st 1st 1st 17

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "HistoFINA – Water polo medalists and statistics" (PDF). fina.org. FINA. September 2019. p. 67. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 August 2020. Retrieved 22 August 2020.

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