Left-handed water polo players are like gold dust – every team needs them. But why are they so useful?
Most water polo players are right-handed. When they attack, they want to receive a pass from the right wing (position 1 or 2).
A left-handed player naturally plays on the 2-m right wing
Croatia in water polo has been a World Champion twice, Champion of Europe, World League and Mediterranean Games winner as well as winner of European Cup. Records have been set globally; however, there is one success, one trophy, one gold that is the greatest of all ever won. One that
In women's water polo Canada, and in men's water polo the United States earned quotas for the 2020 Olympics.
At the Pan American Games, the Finals were easy in water polo. The women's US team won by 20 goals. This makes head coach Adam Krikorian's team's third trophy in 2019,
Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals made from 80,000 tons of recycled mobile phones, electronics
The Tokyo 2020 Medal Project sparked the collection of nearly 80,000 tons of mobile phones and small electronic devices around Japan, which will be used in the crafting of every gold, silver and bronze Olympic and Paralympic medal awarded to athletes
As known, there can only be 11 players at the Olympics, instead of the current 13. The head coaches can choose 2 goalkeepers and 9 field players. This could affect a team's performance significantly.
The rule states exactly that, in addition to the 11 players, two may be in Tokyo but
There are 12 men's teams and 10 women's teams who can participate at the Olympics. Japan, as the host, has the right to quality both its team, so only 11 men's and 9 women's left to qualify.
Then, the 2019 World League winners, the two men's finalists of World Championships, the
The Olympic Games (officially Games of the XXXII Olympiad) in Tokyo, Japan is scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2019. We cannot wait to see our favorites compete for gold medals. However, there are so many preparation for the athletes that outsiders do not know nor understand.
The 1992 Olympics were held in Barcelona and the home team got really close to winning it all.
Reigning world champion Yugoslavia qualified for the tournament but was formally dissolved in the meantime, so they obviously could not participate. Czechoslovakia took their place as neither Serbia, nor Croatia, nor Montenegro was
The 1988 Summer Olympics were held in Seoul, South Korea and it turned out to be a historical one. This is now known as the last Olympics, where Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union participated. Not only did the participate, but they won medals in the water polo tournament, Yugoslavia winning
Croatia did a magnificent job in London in the summer of 2012 and won the Olympic gold without losing or even without drawing throughout the tournament. The victory was especially sweet because this was their first ever Olympic gold medal in water polo.
Twelve nations competed in the water polo tournament