Water Polo at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The Water Polo events of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be held at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center in Barra da Tijuca from 6 to 20 August 2016.

Water Polo at the 2016 Summer Olympics

In the sport of Water Polo, two teams of seven players face each other in the pool with the objective of throwing the ball into the opposition’s goal – the team that scores the most goals wins.

The Water Polo Event made its Olympic debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.

I am sure you want to know all details about Water Polo at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Water Polo Events :

There will be two medal event namely – Men’s and Women’s Team Event.

Twenty teams (twelve for men and eight for women) will compete in the tournament.

Men’s Team Event : 12 teams will compete for 1 medal event.

Women’s Team Event : 8 teams will compete for 1 medal event.

Qualified Men’s Water Polo Teams : Brazil, Serbia, United States, Croatia, Greece, Australia, Japan, Montenegro, Hungary, Italy, Spain and France.

Qualified Women’s Water Polo Teams : Brazil, Australia, China, Hungary, United States, Italy, Russia and Spain

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