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Italy women's national water polo team

Association Italian Swimming Federation
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Fabio Conti
Asst coach Paolo Zizza
Captain Tania Di Mario
Olympic Games
Appearances 3 (first in 2004)
Best result 1st (2004)
World Championships
Appearances 10 (first in 1994)
Best result 1st (1998, 2001)
World League
Appearances 3 (first in 2004)
Best result 2nd (2006)
World Cup
Appearances 8 (first in 1989)
Best result 2nd (1993, 2006)
Tania Di Mario (3rd standing from left) and Setterosa, with Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi after Olympic gold medal at Quirinale in 2004.

The Italy women's national water polo team represents Italy in international women's water polo competitions and friendly matches. The team is one of the leading teams in Europe since the mid-1990s, claiming the title at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The squad is nicknamed the Setterosa.


Competition 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Olympic Games 1 0 0 1
World Championship 2 1 2 5
European Championship 5 2 1 8
Universiade 0 0 0 0
Mediterranean Games not yet disputed
Total 8 3 3 14


Olympic Games

  • 20041st Gold medal
  • 20086th place
  • 20127th place

Olympic Year Tournament

  • 19963rd Bronze medal

World Championship

  • 19943rd Bronze medal
  • 19981st Gold medal
  • 20011st Gold medal
  • 20032nd Silver medal
  • 20057th place
  • 20075th place
  • 20114th place
  • 201310th place
  • 20153rd Bronze medal

FINA World League

  • 20043rd Bronze medal
  • 20058th place
  • 20062nd Silver medal

FINA World Cup

  • 19898th place
  • 19915th place
  • 19932nd Silver medal
  • 19955th place
  • 19974th place
  • 19993rd Bronze medal
  • 20025th place
  • 20062nd Silver medal

European Championship

  • 19894th place
  • 19913rd Bronze medal
  • 19934th place
  • 19951st Gold medal
  • 19971st Gold medal
  • 19991st Gold medal
  • 20012nd Silver medal
  • 20031st Gold medal
  • 20062nd Silver medal
  • 20084th place
  • 20104th place
  • 20121st Gold medal
  • 20144th place




  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

External links

  • Official website
  • FINA
  • Squads
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