Men Water Polo Olympic Games 1980 Moscow, Soviet Union - 20th to 29th July - Winner Soviet Union
Final Groupptswondrwlstgfgag+-
1.URS Soviet Union1050034:21+13
2.YUG Yugoslavia731134:32+2
3.HUN Hungary630232:30+2
4.ESP Spain420328:31-3
5.CUB Cuba202331:38-7
6.NED Netherlands101426:33-7
_ Final Ranking, Qualification
Group 7-12
First Groups Round
_ Group A, Group B, Group C
Soviet Union---8:75:46:28:57:3
Yugoslavia ---8:77:67:75:4
Hungary ---6:57:58:7
Spain ---9:76:5
Cuba ---7:7
Netherlands ---
datetimeteam 1scoreteam 21T2T3T
24.07.8016:00URS Soviet Union5-4HUN Hungary2-23-35-4
24.07.8017:00ESP Spain6-5NED Netherlands2-14-25-5
24.07.8018:00YUG Yugoslavia7-7CUB Cuba1-15-46-5
25.07.8016:00YUG Yugoslavia8-7HUN Hungary3-25-46-4
25.07.8017:00CUB Cuba7-7NED Netherlands1-33-55-5
25.07.8018:00URS Soviet Union6-2ESP Spain1-02-15-2
26.07.8016:00HUN Hungary6-5ESP Spain1-13-15-4
26.07.8017:00YUG Yugoslavia5-4NED Netherlands1-02-14-1
26.07.8018:00URS Soviet Union8-5CUB Cuba1-12-25-3
28.07.8016:00HUN Hungary7-5CUB Cuba1-12-44-4
28.07.8017:00URS Soviet Union7-3NED Netherlands1-02-15-2
28.07.8018:00YUG Yugoslavia7-6ESP Spain2-13-27-4
29.07.8016:00HUN Hungary8-7NED Netherlands2-24-36-6
29.07.8017:00URS Soviet Union8-7YUG Yugoslavia3-25-46-4
29.07.8018:00ESP Spain9-7CUB Cuba2-26-37-5
Final Rankingptswondrwlstgfgag+-
1.URS Soviet Union1680058:31+27
2.YUG Yugoslavia1252158:42+16
3.HUN Hungary1151251:44+7
4.ESP Spain840443:42+1
5.CUB Cuba723350:49+1
6.NED Netherlands521542:48-6
Group 7-12
7.AUS Australia1151245:39+6
8.ITA Italy941340:35+5
9.ROU Romania1042251:41+10
10.GRE Greece420644:50-6
11.SWE Sweden311631:63-22
12.BUL Bulgaria000833:62-19
Soviet Union qualified as Host.
Italy (1.), Hungary (2.), Yugoslavia (3.), United States (5.), Romania (6.) and West Germany (7.) qualified form World Men 1978.
United States and West Germany boycotted the Games. They were replaced by Bulgaria (8. from World Champs) and Sweden (Wild Card).
Spain (1.), Australia (2.), Cuba (3.), Netherlands (4.) and Greece (5.) qualified from Intercontinental Tournament Men OQ 1980.
Group 7-12ptswondrwlstgfgag+-
7.AUS Australia941030:19+11
8.ITA Italy840126:18+8
9.ROU Romania731136:26+10
10.GRE Greece420328:280
11.SWE Sweden210423:40-17
12.BUL Bulgaria000525:37-12
Italy ---5:34:38:35:4
Romania ---11:88:310:6
Greece ---9:56:4
Sweden ---8:6
Bulgaria ---
datetimeteam 1scoreteam 21T2T3T
24.07.8011:00ITA Italy5-3ROU Romania1-12-23-3
24.07.8012:00GRE Greece9-5SWE Sweden1-35-38-5
24.07.8013:00AUS Australia8-5BUL Bulgaria3-15-36-4
25.07.8011:00AUS Australia4-4ROU Romania0-01-02-2
25.07.8012:00GRE Greece6-4BUL Bulgaria0-12-24-3
25.07.8013:00ITA Italy8-3SWE Sweden3-16-26-2
26.07.8011:00ROU Romania8-3SWE Sweden1-13-24-3
26.07.8012:00AUS Australia4-2GRE Greece1-12-13-2
26.07.8013:00ITA Italy5-4BUL Bulgaria0-22-23-2
28.07.8011:00ROU Romania10-6BUL Bulgaria0-05-27-3
28.07.8012:00ITA Italy4-3GRE Greece1-13-13-3
28.07.8013:00AUS Australia9-4SWE Sweden2-14-36-3
29.07.8011:00ROU Romania11-8GRE Greece3-26-48-6
29.07.8012:00AUS Australia5-4ITA Italy1-13-24-3
29.07.8013:00SWE Sweden8-6BUL Bulgaria0-23-34-3

First Groups Round

First 2 from each Group advanced to Final Group. Rest to Group 7-12.
Group Aptswondrwlstgfgag+-to
1.HUN Hungary521019:14+53. Final Group
2.NED Netherlands420116:15+16. Final Group
3.ROU Romania311115:1509. Group 7-12
4.GRE Greece000316:22-610.Group 7-12
Netherlands ---5:38:7
Romania ---6:4
Greece ---
datetimeteam 1scoreteam 21T2T3T
20.07.8011:00HUN Hungary6-6ROU Romania2-23-24-5
20.07.8016:00NED Netherlands8-7GRE Greece1-12-44-6
21.07.8011:00HUN Hungary5-3NED Netherlands2-14-15-2
21.07.8016:00ROU Romania6-4GRE Greece0-12-15-3
22.07.8011:00HUN Hungary8-5GRE Greece1-03-36-3
22.07.8016:00NED Netherlands5-3ROU Romania2-13-34-3
Group Bptswondrwlstgfgag+-to
1.URS Soviet Union630024:10+141. Final Group
2.ESP Spain420115:11+44. Final Group
3.ITA Italy101214:17-38. Group 7-12
4.SWE Sweden10128:23-1511.Group 7-12
Soviet Union---4:38:612:1
Spain ---5:47:3
Italy ---4:4
Sweden ---
datetimeteam 1scoreteam 21T2T3T
20.07.8012:00ESP Spain7-3SWE Sweden2-03-13-1
20.07.8017:00URS Soviet Union8-6ITA Italy4-35-46-6
21.07.8012:00ITA Italy4-4SWE Sweden1-22-43-4
21.07.8017:00URS Soviet Union4-3ESP Spain0-12-12-2
22.07.8012:00URS Soviet Union12-1SWE Sweden3-05-19-1
22.07.8017:00ESP Spain5-4ITA Italy1-13-13-2
Group Cptswondrwlstgfgag+-to
1.YUG Yugoslavia521024:10+142. Final Group
2.CUB Cuba521019:11+85. Final Group
3.AUS Australia210215:20-57. Group 7-12
4.BUL Bulgaria00038:25-1712.Group 7-12
Cuba ---6:47:1
Australia ---9:5
Bulgaria ---
datetimeteam 1scoreteam 21T2T3T Yugoslavia6-6CUB Cuba2-43-54-5 Australia9-5BUL Bulgaria1-04-06-3 Yugoslavia9-2BUL Bulgaria1-13-15-2 Cuba6-4AUS Australia2-13-34-4 Yugoslavia9-2AUS Australia0-03-05-1 Cuba7-1BUL Bulgaria0-02-04-1
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______ XXXIII Paris 2024
Serbia XXXII Tokyo 2020
Serbia XXXI Rio de Janeiro 2016
Croatia XXX London 2012
Hungary XXIX Beijing 2008
Hungary XXVIII Athens 2004
Hungary XXVII Sydney 2000
Spain XXVI Atlanta 1996
Italy XXV Barcelona 1992
Yugoslavia XXIV Seoul 1988
Yugoslavia XXIII Los Angeles 1984
Soviet Union XXII Moskva 1980
Hungary XXI Montreal 1976
Soviet Union XX Munchen 1972
Yugoslavia XIX Mexico City 1968
Yugoslavia XVIII Tokyo 1964
Italy XVII Roma 1960
Hungary XVI Melbourne 1956
Hungary XV Helsinki 1952
Italy XIV London 1948
Hungary XI Berlin 1936
Hungary X Los Angeles 1932
Germany IX Amsterdam 1928
United States VIII Paris 1924
Great Britain VII Antwerp 1920
Great Britain V Stockholm 1912
Great Britain IV London 1908
New York Athletic Club (USA) III Saint Loius 1904
Osborne Swimming Club (GBR) II Paris 1900
Special thanks to Serguey Shklyar

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