Tuesday, August 30, 2011

1925: London Aquatic Sports in Surrey Docks

A “Topical Budget” newsreel shot in the Surrey Commercial Docks in 1925. Dockworkers, their families and their friends assisting the “Port of London’s Aquatic Sports”, including Swimming, Water Polo and high Diving.
Source: BFIfilms

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

1963: The Juniors of Rari Nantes Napoli

The Juniors of Rari Nantes Napoli in 1963. Standing L-R: Wirz, Caiazzo, Rastreli, Luigi Chiosi , D'Isanto, Donadio. Squatting L-R: In basso: Foà, Mastrogiovanni, Buonaiuto, Mino Marsili e Simonelli.
Source: courtesy of Luigi Chiosi 

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

1965: The Juniors of Italy with Mario Majoni

The National Juniors team of Italy in 1965 with the legendary Coach Mario Majoni: Giancarlo Baccini, Mimmo Mastrogiovanni, Alessandro Amici, Bruno Caiazzo, Luigi Rossetti, Giorgio Amici, Giuliano Forcella, Ciociò D'Urso, Mario Maioni (Coach), Mino Marsili, Pierluigi Formiconi, Luigi Chiosi, Dario Foà, Razio Buonaiuto
Source: courtesy of Luigi Chiosi 

Friday, August 19, 2011

1991, Athens: Stamenic leads Yugoslavia to gold

The legendary coach Nicola Stamenic leads Yugoslavia to winning its first (and last....) European Championship title in Athens, August 1991. The Yugoslavian team played without the participation of Croatian Nationality players.

Monday, August 15, 2011

1970: The team of Rari Nantes Salerno.

The team of Rari Nantes Salerno in 1979 at the pool of Napoli "Mostra d' oltremare". Roberto Agostino, Antonio D'Anna, Paolo Lista, Nicola Borrelli, Antonio Barela, Sergio Mogavero, Dario Salvati, Mariano Aliberti, Biagio Agostino, Pepe Casella, Gianfranco Camisa, Pasquale Rossi, Gino Stefanelli. 
Source: courtesy of Pasquale Rossi 

1980: The team of Sisport FIAT Torino

The team of "Sisport FIAT Ricambi" of Torino in 1980. Standing L-R: Sante Marsili, Drago, Bertello, Mattia Aversa, Telemaco Marcoccio, Antonio Consiglio. Seatting L-R: Cicoria, Rossi, Manzin, xxxxx, Francone, Agostino Puleo. 
Source: courtesy of Mattia Aversa

Saturday, August 13, 2011

1971: The National team of Italy in the mountains

The National team of Italy in the mountain of San Candido (Bolzano) in 1971. From L-R: Mario Majoni (Coach), Enzo D'Angelo, Mattia Aversa, Pietro Calcagno, Nando Lignano, Elios Marsili, Paolo Galbusera, Geppino D'Altrui.
Source: courtesy of Mattia Aversa. 

Friday, August 12, 2011

1956, Melbourne: Blood in th pool

Blood in the pool. Hungary vs. USSR at Melbourne 1956 Olympics.It should be clear that we never had any ill feelings toward the Russian people. It was just a match at the wrong time and the wrong place," said few years ago Ervin Zador

Monday, August 8, 2011

1978: The team of Chiavari Nuoto.

The team of Chiavari Nuoto in 1978. Franco Lavoratori (coach), Grande Franchino, Luciano Pozzo, Franco Labò, Gianfranco "Tappo" Tedeschi, Danilo Ghio, Enrico Valentini, Nicola Chiari, Enrico Ferrando, Angelo Casazza, Paolo "Lupo" Vincenti, Enrico Bianconi, Zecchin.
Source: courtesy of Danilo Ghio 

1980: The team of Chiavari Nuoto

The team of Chiavari Nuoto in 1980. Enzo Barlocco (Coach), Mario Arienti, Alfredo Cupido, Paino Spinetta, Alessandro Macchiavello, Danilo Ghio , Carlo Peri, Alessandro Nassano, Luciano Pozzo, Gianfranco "Tappo" Tedeschi, Nicola Chiari, Franco Labò. 
Source: courtesy of Danilo Ghio

1930: Water Polo for Ladies in London

"Water Polo for Ladies” - Filmed at Stoke Newington, London in 1930. "Mere man's one-time exclusive water sport is now being dived right into by the girls." (British Pathe Archive)
Source: http://www.britishpathe.com, Copyright remains property of British Pathe 


Sunday, August 7, 2011

1979: The winners of Korcula PK

The team of Korcula Plivacki Klub winner of the European Cup for National Cup winners in 1979 with coach Duško Antunović.
Source: A century of Croatian Water Polo

1978: The tream of Korcula PK

The team of Korcula Plivacki Club winner of the former Yugoslavia Cup in 1978. Korčula is an island in the Adriatic Sea, in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia
Source: A century of Croatian Water Polo

1976: The team of V.K.Sibenik (Solaris)

The team of V.K.Sibenik (Solaris) coached by Mile Nakic entered the A' division of Yugoslav Championship in 1976. Šibenik is a historic town in Croatia, located in central Dalmatia.
Source: A century of Croatian Water Polo. 

Thursday, August 4, 2011

1950's: French educational film

This film was made by Maurice Laurent in collaboration with ASFFA and the French Swimming Federation. It presents the pedagogy of learning Water Polo in the 50's.
Source: ASFFA asffa.angers.free.fr (courtesy of Petar Kovacevic)