Water Polo at Summer Olympics 2020 Schedule & Teams Info

Water Polo

The Water polo sport is played between two teams in water. It consists of two teams play in water and goals by throwing the ball into the opposition goal post. There are six field players with one goalkeeper for each team. And the fun fact is while they play with swimming the whole water pool.

Water Polo at Summer Olympics 2020 Schedule, Fixtures & Calender

In 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, this sports event will be scheduled from 25th July to 9th August at Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center. The twelve teams for men’s and ten teams for women will play in this competition. In total 242 competitors will participate that two events.

Here is the full Water Polo Schedule, Fixtures & Calender at Summer Olympics 2020

DateEvents
25th JulyWomen’s Group Stage
26th JulyMen’s Group Stage
27th JulyWomen’s Group Stage
28th JulyMen’s Group Stage
29th JulyWomen’s Group Stage
30th JulyMen’s Group Stage
31st JulyWomen’s Group Stage
1st AugustMen’s Group Stage
2nd AugustWomen’s Group Stage
3rd AugustMen’s Group Stage
4th AugustWomen’s Quarter-finals
5th AugustMen’s Quarter-finals
6th AugustWomen’s Semi-finals
7th AugustMen’s Semi-finals
8th AugustWomen’s Bronze medal match
Women’s Gold medal match
9th AugustMen’s Bronze medal match
Men’s Gold medal match
Water Polo Action for Goal

Water Polo at Summer Olympics 2020 Teams Qualifications

The men’s 12-team qualification comes from eight different competitions. Those competitions are – 2019 FINA World League, 2019 FINA World Championships, 2019 Pan American Games, Oceanian Continental Selection, African Continental Selection, 2020 European Championships, 2018 Asian Games, World Qualification Tournament.

Men’s team qualifications for the Water Polo Sports

Here the men’s qualified 12 teams for the Water polo at Tokyo Olympic Games.

Japan (Host)Italy
United StatesHungary
AustraliaKazakhstan
South AfricaTBA
SpainTBA
SerbiaTBA

Women’s team qualifications for the Water Polo Sports

The ten women’s qualification teams come from as same as men’s eight different competitions. Those teams are listed below.

Japan (Host)South Africa
United StatesRussia
CanadaChina
SpainTBA
AustraliaTBA

Water Polo Medal Table of 2016 Summer Olympics

PositionTeamGoldSilverBronze
1Serbia100
2United States100
3Italy011
4Croatia010
5Russia001

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