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
|25th July||Women’s Group Stage|
|26th July||Men’s Group Stage|
|27th July||Women’s Group Stage|
|28th July||Men’s Group Stage|
|29th July||Women’s Group Stage|
|30th July||Men’s Group Stage|
|31st July||Women’s Group Stage|
|1st August||Men’s Group Stage|
|2nd August||Women’s Group Stage|
|3rd August||Men’s Group Stage|
|4th August||Women’s Quarter-finals|
|5th August||Men’s Quarter-finals|
|6th August||Women’s Semi-finals|
|7th August||Men’s Semi-finals|
|8th August||Women’s Bronze medal match|
Women’s Gold medal match
|9th August||Men’s Bronze medal match|
Men’s Gold medal match
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.
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|
Water Polo Medal Table of 2016 Summer Olympics