Sunday, October 18, 2020

1952, Helsinki: The team of Barzil

The team of Brazil,9th, at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games. The team coached by José Roberto Haddock Lobo: Samuel Scheimberg, Sérgio Geraldo de Alencar Rodrigues, Marvio Kelly dos Santos, Claudino Caiado de Castro, Daniel José Silli, Douglas Arnaud de Souza Lima, Edson Peri, Henrique Sérgio Melman, Leo Rossi, Jean Marie Godefroid Havellange and Lucio da Wedge Figueiredo. 

Source: Touca 14 WP Blog

Saturday, October 3, 2020

1922: Império Foot-ball Club, Madeira

The Império Foot-ball Club, 1922 Madeira Champion competing against the teams of Clube Sport Marítimo , Grupo Desportivo Nacional , Club Sports da Madeira and União Foot-ball Club. Source: Historical archive of the Regional Education Secretariat (SRE) of the Autonomous Region of Madeira. Article: The water polo in Madeira in the 1920s by Eduardo Simões (SRE).


1970: The team of Puerto Rico

The National team of Puerto Rico that took part at the Central American and Caribbean Games held 1970 in Panama City. Ranking of the teams: 1. Cuba, 2. Mexico, 3. Panama, 4. Colombia, 5. Barbados, 6. Puerto Rico. Photo: courtesy Michael Randazzo

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Paris 1900: Olympic Games Silver Medal


The silver medal awarded to the athletes of "Brussels Swimming and Water Polo Club", Belgium at the inaugural Paris 1900, Olympics Games. The Belgian team: Albert Michant, Fernand Feyaerts, Henri Cohen, Victor De Behr, Oscar Grégoire,, Victor Sonnemans, Jean de Backer, Guillaume Seron, Georges Romas, A.R.Upton.

Friday, April 10, 2020

2005. Montreal: The golden Women's team of Hungary


The Women’s team of Hungary Gold winner in Montreal 2005 FINA World Championships. The Hungarian team coached by the legendary Tamás Faragó: Patricia Horvath, Eszter Tomaskovics, Khrisctina Serfozo, Dora Kisteleki, Mercedes Stieber, Andrea Toth, Rita Dravucz, Krisztina Zantleitner, Orsolya Takacs, Aniko Pelle, Agnes Valkai, Fruzsina Bravik, Timea Benko.  
Ranking. 1. Hungary, 2. United States, 3. Canada, 4. Russia, 5. Greece, 6. Australia, Italy, Germany.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

1995, Dunkirk: The golden Juniors of Hungary


The juniors team of Hungary gold winner in Dunkirk 1995 World Junior Championship. Standing L-R:  Rajmund Fodor, Barnabás Steinmetz, Tamás Molnár, Áron Regős, Gergely Kiss Tamás Kásás, Attila Vári. Squating L-R: Péter Tiba, Székely Bulcsú, Hesz Máté, Fecsó Kemény (Head Coach), Balázs Pelle, Tamás Faragó (Head Coach) and Tamás Varga.
Source: FB Vízilabdás öregfiúk +40

Thursday, March 26, 2020

1977: The Universities Club of Sydney


The team of Universities Club of Sydney winner of the Bryan Bert Ford Trophy in Queensland, the NSWWPA 1st grade premiership and the inaugural official Australian Club Championship in 1977. Back row (L-R): Peter Fox (President), Peter Kerr, Tracy Rockwell, Charles Turner, Chris Robinson, Front row L-R: Sandy Grant, Robert Menziers, Peter Montgomery, Don Cameron. (Absent Graham Hannan). 
Source: Peter Montgomery, Tracy Rockwell