Thursday, April 28, 2016

1905: The team of Schwimmclub SC Austria

The team of Schwimmclub SC Austria Wien, Champions of Austria in 1905

1930 The National team of Hungary

The National team of Hungary in 1930. From L-R: Ivády Sándor, Barta István, Vértessy József, Homonnai Márton, Németh János, Keserű Alajos, Keserű Ferenc 
Source: Hungarian National Museum

Monday, April 25, 2016

1987 The Champions of Sisley Pescara

The team of Sisley Pescara winner of European and Italian Championships in 1987 along with their Coach Ivo Trumbic The team: Ballerini, Bertazzoli, Mundula, Salonia, Malara, Rapini, Estiarte, Papa, D’Altrui, Pomilio, Battinelli, Montanaro, Di Fulvio.
Source: Archive Luciano Bonici 

Sunday, April 24, 2016

1966: Utrecht European Championship awarding

The awarding ceremony at Utrecht 1966 European Championships. Gold medal for USSR, silver for the team of DDR and bronze for the team of Yugoslavia.
Sourse: http://www.geheugenvannederland.nl/

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

1927: Water Polo in Santander, Spain

Water Polo match in the port of Santander, Spain in 1927. The port city of Santander is the capital of Cantabria situated in the north coast of Spain between Asturias and the Basque Country.
Source: private collection 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

1960: Water Polo match in the port of Volos, Greece

Action during a game of Volos Nautical Club in the port of Volos, Greece 1960.
Source: courtesy Tasos Marinagis 

1991, Havana: Fidel Castro with the team USA

Fidel Castro with the team USA, silver winner at 1991 Pan American Games. The US team: Craig Wilson, Terry Schroeder, Douglas Kimbell, Chris Humbert, Craig Klass, Mike Evans, John Vargas, Robert Lynn, Jeff Campbell, Chris Duplanty, Erich Fisher, and Charlie Harris. 
Source: courtesy of Kirk Everist

Monday, April 11, 2016

1929: Final match for the French Championship

Match between the team Enfants de Neptunes de Tourcoing (ENT) and the Sporting Club Universitaire de France (SCUF) at the pool "Tourelles" of Paris 1929. ENT won the title by winning against SCUF by 9-1.
Source: Le Sport Universel illustre 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

1968: The team of Rari Nantes Salerno

The team of Rari Nantes Salerno coached by Gieppino D Altrui promoted in B Category of the Italian Championship in 1968. Standing L-R: Gianfranco Camisa, Dario Salvati, Roberto Agostino, Mariano Aliberti, mister Geppino D'Altrui, Nicola Borrelli, Paolo Lista, Sergio Mogavero,  Antonio Barela, Gino Stefanelli - Squatting L-R: Pasquale Rossi, Antonio D'Anna, Biagio Agostino, Giuseppe Casella

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Saturday, April 2, 2016

1923: The National team of France vs Netherlands

The National team of France that played against the team Netherlands in Paris in 1923

1919: Water Polo at Villennes sur Seine, Paris

Water Polo match at Villennes sur Seine, Paris on the occasion of "Touring Club de France" jubilee in 1919.

1911: The National team of France

The National team of France that played against Belgium at Joinville-le-Pont, Paris in 1911. Source: http://gallica.bnf.fr/

1920, Antwerp: The National team of France

The National team of France that participated in Antwerp 1920 Olympic Games. From L-R: Henri Duvanel (Paris), Albert Mayaud (Paris),  Paul Vasseur (Nice), Marcel Hussaud (Paris), Henri Padou, Sr (Tourcoing), Émile-Georges Drigny (Paris),  Jean Thorailler (Paris) 
Source: http://gallica.bnf.fr/

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

1980: CSK Moscow European Cup winner

The team of CSK Moscow winner of European Cup for National Cup Winners in 1980.

Monday, March 28, 2016

1933: KPK Korčula Vs. HMS Queen Elisabeth team

The teams of KPK Korčula and HMS Queen Elisabeth, after their match in Korčula in 1933.
Source: courtesy of Asja Silić Lozica

1969: The team of "Paleo Faliro" Athens, Greece

The team of Atlhetic Club Paleo Faliro, Athens in 1969.
Source: AOPF archives 

Sunday, March 27, 2016

1969: The National team of Italy in Trofeo Italia

The National team of Italy coached by Mario Majoni and Giepino D'Altrui winner of the Trofeo Italia held in Budapest in 1969
Source: courtesy of Mattia Aversa

Saturday, March 19, 2016

1952: The Champions of Balluta WPC, Malta

The team of Balluta WPC Malta League Champions and Knock out winners in 1952. The team: C. Ciarlo, A.Tonna, F.Miggiani, C.Borg, L.Falzon, J.Grixti, F. Fenech, E Micallef
Source: courtesy of Andrew Fenech 

1952: The winners of Balluta WPC

The team of Balluta Water Polo Club, Malta league Champions and knock out winners in 1952. The team: C. Ciarlo, A.Tonna, F.Miggiani, C.Borg, L.Falzon, J.Grixti, F. Fenech, E Micallef
Source: courtesy of Andrew Fenech 

1958 The National team of Tunisia

The National team of Tunisia in 1958 Outtet (Coach), Kasnadar, Mahjoub, Faouzi, Ben Becheur, Achour A., Fred, Ouali, Ghelatti, Bouazza, Achour H

1978 The golden team of KP Korcula

The golden generation of water polo players from KP Korcula in 1978. Duško Antunović (Coach), Slobodan Bobo Trifunović, Uroš Marović, Velebit Veršić, Milovan Tomić, Nebojša Jeričević, Žarko Lozica, Marinko Bojić, Perica Radonić, Boško Lozica, Perica Richter  and Bojan Lozica

1958: The team of KP Korcula

The team of KP Korcula, Croatia in 1958 From L-R: Zak Montina, Svemir Vilovic, Tomic (Coach), Nikica Ivancevic, Branko Milat, Gojko Arneri, Andro Depolo, Egon Padovan, Felice Tedeschi
Source: www.korculainfo.com

Monday, February 29, 2016

1931: Match Primorac Kotor Vs. Jadran Herceg Novi

The teams of Primorac Kotor and Jadran Herceg Novi in the friendly game held in the bay "Italian park" at Kotor in 1931.
Source: courtesy of Vasko Vuskovic

1931: Primorac VK Kotor and Jadran Herceg Novi

The teams of Primorac Kotor and Jadran Herceg Novi after their friendly game in the bay of the "Italian park" of Kotor in 1931.
Source: courtesy of Vasko Vuskovic

Sunday, February 28, 2016

1986: The Champions of PVK ''Primorac Kotor''

The team of PVK Primorac Kotor”, Champion of Yugoslavia and Cup winner in 1986  Standing L-R: Pavle Vicevic (Coach), Andrija Popovic, Stojan Kostic, Vasko Lalosevic, Ranko Perovic, Emil Nikolic, Dusko Cirkovic, Mirko Vicevic, Dragan Samardzic, Zoran Kovacevic, Zelimir Uljarevic, Dragan Strugar, Petar Porobic. Kneeling L-R: Slobodan Vicevic (ass. Coach), Blazenko Radnjic, Veselin Markovic, Zoran Nikcevic, Drasko Krivokapic, Zoran Gopcevic, Dragan Djurcic (Official), Radule Dragovic, Djordje Klajn (Doctor), Djordjije Djurovic (Official).
Source: courtesy of Vasko Vuskovic

Monday, February 15, 2016

1972: The winners of Mladost Zagreb

The team of Mladost Zagreb" (Hrvatski Akademski Vaterpolski Klub Mladost), winner of the 1971-1972 European Cup for National Champions: Stipanic, Zuzej, Bonacic, Simenc Z., Lopatny, Poljak, Jeger, Matosic, Radjenovic, Dijakovic and Hebel.

Monday, February 1, 2016

1929: The team of Hungary in Klebesberg Cup

The National team of Hungary winner of the first Klebelsberg Cup held in Budapest in 1929 The team: Barta, Keseru II, Ivady, Halassy, Nemeth, Homonnai, Sarkany, Kesetu I, Vertessy. The ranking: 1. Hungary, 2. Sweden, 3. Germany, Belgium, 5. France, 6. England.


Sunday, January 31, 2016

1936, Berlin: The golden Hungarians

The National team of Hungary gold winners in Berlin 1936 Olympic Games From L-R: Halassy, Molnar, Brandy, Tarics, Nemeth, Homonnai, Brody, Bozsik.

1976, Montreal: The silver Italian team

The team of Italy coached by Gianni Lonzi, winner of silver medal in Montreal 1976, Olympic Games. Standing L-R: Alessandro Ghibellini, Umberto Panerai, Vicenzo D' Angelo, Riccardo De Magistris, Gianni De Magistris, Sante Marsili. Squatting L-R: Silvio Baracchini, Marcello Del Duca, Luigi Castagnola, Roldano Simeoni, Alberto Alberani

Friday, January 29, 2016

1984, Los Angeles: The National team of Italy

The National team of Italy that took part in Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games coached by Fritz Dennerlein. Standing L-R: Romeo Collina, Enzo D'Angelo, Antonello Steardo, Andrea Pisano, Umberto Panerai, Gianni De Magistris. Squatting L-R: Marco Galli, Alfio Misaggi, Mario Fiorillo, Marco Baldineti, Marco D'Altrui, Roberto Gandolfi, Stefano Postiglione.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

1928, Amsterdam: The team of Argentina

The team of Argentina that took part in Amsterdam 1928 Olympic Games: Ricardo Bustamente, Carlos Castro, Francisco Uranga, Jorge Moreau, César Vásquez, Mario Bistoletti, Luciano Rovere.
Source: private collection

Sunday, January 24, 2016

1956, Melbourne: The silver team of Yugoslavia

Players of the Yugoslavian team that won the silver medal in Melbourne 1956 Olympics. Back row L-R: Lovro Radonić, Zdravko Ježić, Zdravko Kovačić and Ivica Cipci. Front L-R: Ivo Štakula, Vladimir Ivković i Boško Vuksanović.

1964, Tokyo: The silver team of Yugoslavia

The team of Yugoslavia, silver medalist in Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games. Standing L-R: Boško Vuksanović, Milan Muškatirović, Mirko Sandić, Ozren Bonačić, Božidar Stanišić, Ivo Trumbić, Jozo Bačić (President VSJ) . Squatting L-R: Zlatko Šimenc, Vinko Rosić, Karlo Stipanić, Zoran Janković, Anton Nardelli, Frano Nonković.


Friday, January 22, 2016

1927: Action during the match EN Tourcoing vs. Nice

Action during the match Enfants de Neptune de Tourcoing and Nice in the pool Hébert, Paris in 1927
Source: private collection

Thursday, January 7, 2016

1960's: Water Polo match in Corfu, Greece

Water Polo game  in the island of Corfu (Kerkyra), Greece in the mid of 1960's
Source: Courtesy of Theodoros Metalinos 

Thursday, December 31, 2015

1965: The team of Californa Golden Bears

The 1965 team of University of California “Golden Bears”: First row L-R: Baird (Ass. Coach), Gage, Baker, Lambert, Gove, Ventes, McCreary Second row L-R: Dean (Ass. Coach), Spieker, Clevenger, Cronk, Pierog, Pattison, Szabo, Pete Cutino (Head Coach) Third row L-R:  Evans, Amudsen, Mitchell, Bentley, Thelin, Martin

1957: The Champions of Heliopolis SC, Cairo

The team of Heliopolis Sporting Club, Cairo Champions of Egypt in 1957 composed from: Abdel Rahman  Amin, Ohayyed Soliman, Sameh Fahmy, Adly Yehya Shafik, Asharf Khorshed, Ahmed Refaat, Aly Mansour. This magnificent team was winning the National Championships in Egypt until 1972….During this period the HSC water polo team members represented the majority of the National Water Polo team that took part in Rome 1960, Tokyo 1964 and Mexico 1968 Olympics.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

1955: The winners of Argentina

The National team of Argentina gold winner in Mexico, 1955 Pan American Games composed by: Sandiago Gentile, Rafael Bartolome, Osvaldo Codaro, Oscar J.Marino, Enrique Cevasco, Luis A.Diez, Mario Sebastian, Luis Normandin, Juan J.Cal, Norberto Marino.
Source: Courtesy Rosana Codaro