London Olympics Water Polo 2012

London Olympics Water Polo 2012 Key Facts

Venue: Water Polo Arena
Dates: Sunday 29 July – Sunday 12 August
Gold medals up for grabs: 2
Athletes: 260

2012 London Olympics Water Polo Qualification

Men

Competition Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation - - 1 Great Britain
2011 World League Super-Final Jun 21 - 26, 2011 Italy 1  
2011 FINA World Championships Jul 16 - 31, 2011 Shanghai, China 3  
2011 Pan American Games Oct 14 - 30, 2011 Guadalajara, Mexico 1  
African Qualifying Tournament TBD TBD 1  
Asian Qualifying Tournament TBD TBD 1  
Oceania Qualification Tournament TBD TBD 1  
Olympic Games Qualification Tournament Apr 1 - 8, 2012 Edmonton, Canada 3  
TOTAL   12  

Women

Competition Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation - - 1 Great Britain
2011 Pan American Games Oct 14 - 30, 2011 Guadalajara, Mexico 1  
African Qualifying Tournament TBD TBD 1  
Asian Qualifying Tournament TBD TBD 1  
Oceania Qualification Tournament TBD TBD 1  
Olympic Games Qualification Tournament Apr 15 - 22, 2012 Italy 3  
TOTAL   8  

 

2012 London Olympics Water Polo Medals

Event Nation Medals
Women's Water Polo United States Gold Medal
Spain Silver Medal
Australia Bronze Medal
Men's Water Polo Croatia Gold Medal
Italy Silver Medal
Serbia Bronze Medal

London Olympics Water Polo 2012 Schedule

29 July

  • Men's preliminaries

30 July

  • Women's preliminaries

31 July

  • Men's preliminaries

1 August

  • Women's preliminaries

2 August

  • Men's preliminaries

3 August

  • Women's preliminaries

4 August

  • Men's preliminaries

5 August

  • Women's quarter finals

6 August

  • Men's preliminaries

7 August

  • Women's semi-final, classification match (5th-8th places)

8 August

  • Men's quarter finals

9 August

  • Women's classification matches (5th-6th, 7th-8th places) 
  • Women's bronze medal match, gold medal match

10 August

  • Men's semi-finals, classification match (5th-8th places)

12 August

  • Men's classification matches (5th-6th, 7th-8th places) 
  • Men's bronze medal match, gold medal match