The Draws of the Men’s & Women’s Olympic Games Water Polo Tournaments 2016 were held in Trieste (ITA) following the conclusion of the FINA Men’s Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament 2016 on Sunday April 10, 2016.

Draw Results

Men

Group A Group B
A1 - SERBIA B1 - UNITED STATES
A2 - GREECE B2 - SPAIN
A3 - BRAZIL B3 - FRANCE
A4 - AUSTRALIA B4 - MONTENEGRO
A5 - JAPAN B5 - ITALY
A6 - HUNGARY B6 - CROATIA

 

Tournament Men after FINA BL 9.4.1.2

There will be two (2) groups of six (6) teams, which form groups A and B. Each group will play a round robin. The four (4) highest ranked teams in each group will qualify for the Quarter Final Round. The fifth and sixth ranked teams in each group will be eliminated and will not play anymore.

Preliminary Round – 6 August 2016 – Day 1

1. A1 – A6     3. A2 – A5    5. B3 – B4
2. A3 – A4     4. B1 – B6     6. B2 – B5

Preliminary Round – 8 August 2016 – Day 2

7. B6 – B4    9.   B1 – B2     11. A5 – A3
8. B5 – B3    10. A6 – A4    12. A1 – A2

Preliminary Round – 10 August 2016 – Day 3

13. A4 – A5    15. A3 – A1    17. B2 – B6
14. A2 – A6    16. B4 – B5     18. B3 – B1

Preliminary Round – 12 August 2016 – Day 4

19. B6 – B5    21. B2 – B3     23. A1 – A4
20. B1 – B4    22. A6 – A5    24. A2 – A3

Preliminary Round – 14 August 2016 – Day 5

25. A3 – A6    27. A1 – A5    29. B4 – B2
26. A4 – A2    28. B3 – B6     30. B1 – B5

The first, second, third and fourth placed teams in Group and and Group B form a Group D or eight (8) teams. Group D plays a modified single elimination format.

Games played in the Preliminary Round may be repeated in the Quarter Final, Semi Final or Final Round. All games played in group D must be played so that a definite winner is declared. Accordingly it may be necessary to apply the Water Polo Rules relating to penalty shoot-out.

Quarter Final Round – 16 August 2016 – Day 6

31. 1A – 4B    32. 2A – 3B    33. 3A – 2B    34. 4A – 1B

Semi Final Round – 18 August 2016 – Day 7

35. L31 – L33    36. L32 – L34    37. W31 – W33    38. W32 – W34

Final Round – 20 August 2016 – Day 8

39. L35 – L26 (Winner 7th, Loser 8th)
40. W35 – W36 (Winner 5th, Loser 6th)
41. L37 – L38 (Winner 3rd, Loser 4th)
42. W37 – W38 (Winner 1st, Loser 2nd)

Games 31 through 42 must be played to a conclusion, accordingly it may be necessary to apply the Water Polo Rules relating to penalty shoot-out.

Please note that the Management Committee of FINA Competitions may change the order and schedule of games to meet with the requirements of the Host Federation and/or television provided that at least twenty four (24) hours’ notice is given.

Women

Group A Group B
A1 - ITALY B1 - SPAIN
A2 - RUSSIA B2 - CHINA
A3 - AUSTRALIA B3 - HUNGARY
A4 - BRAZIL B4 - UNITED STATES

Tournament Women after FINA BL 9.4.2.2

Preliminary Round

Two (2) groups of four (4) teams form Group A and Group B and play a single round robin each group.

Preliminary Round – 9 August 2016 – Day 1

1. B2 – B3      3. B1 – B4
2. A2 – A3     4. A1 – A4

Preliminary Round – 11 August 2016 – Day 2

5. A1 – A3    7. A2 – A4
6. B2 – B4     8. B1 – B3

Preliminary Round – 13 August 2016 – Day 3

9. B2 – B1       11. B3 – B4
10. A2 – A1    12. A3 – A4

Quarter Final Round – 15 August 2016 – Day 4

13. 2A – 3B     14. 3A – 2B    15. 1A – 4B    16. 4A – 1B

Semi Final Round – 17 August 2016 – Day 5

17. L13 – L16    18. L14 – L15    19. W13 – W16    20. W14 – W15

Final Round – 19 August 2016 – Day 6

21. L17 – L18 (Winner 7th, Loser 8th)
22. W17 – W18 (Winner 5th, Loser 6th)
23. L19 – L20 (Winner 3rd, Loser 4th)
24. W19 – W20 (Winner 1st, Loser 2nd)

Games 13 through 24 must be played to a conclusion, accordingly it may be necessary to apply the Water Polo Rules relating to penalty shoot-out.

Please note that the Management Committee of FINA Competitions may change the order and schedule of games to meet with the requirements of the Host Federation and/or television provided that at least twenty four (24) hours’ notice is given.