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2016 Olympics Water Polo schedule

Photo: Christos Afroudakis (GRE) vs. Gabor Kis (HUN). Photo by: David Damnjanovic.

The days are counting before the 2016 Olympics get underway with the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The following day, on Saturday, the water polo tournament kicks off in the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre with medal contenders Serbia and Hungary going head to head in the men’s tournament.

We kick off our week of preview to the water polo action in Rio by publishing the tournament’s preliminary stage schedule. Use it as your guidance through the two-week tournament. Stay tuned for several detailed previews coming up in the next days warming up for the action to start on Saturday.

 

2016 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro

Water Polo Schedule

Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre

Saturday, August 6 – day 1

09.00: Serbia vs. Hungary – men
10.20: USA vs. Croatia – men
11.40: Spain vs. Italy – men
13.00: Greece vs. Japan – men
19.30: France vs. Montenegro – men
20.50: Brazil vs. Australia – men

Monday, August 8 – day 2

09.00: Serbia vs. Greece – men
10.20: Italy vs. France – men
11.40: USA vs. Spain – men
13.00: Hungary vs. Australia – men
19.30: Japan vs. Brazil – men
20.50: Croatia vs. Montenegro – men

Tuesday, August 9 – day 3

09.00: China vs. Hungary – women
10.20: Italy vs. Brazil – women
11.40: Spain vs. USA – women
13.00: Russia vs. Australia – women

Wednesday, August 10 – day 4

09.00: Australia vs. Japan – men
10.20: Greece vs. Hungary – men
11.40: France vs. USA – men
13.00: Montenegro vs. Italy – men
19.30: Brazil vs. Serbia – men
20.50: Spain vs. Croatia – men

Thursday, August 11 – day 5

09.00: Russia vs. Brazil – women
10.20: Italy vs. Australia – women
11.40: China vs. USA – women
13.00: Spain vs. Hungary – women

Friday, August 12 – day 6

09.00: Hungary vs. Japan – men
10.20: Croatia vs. Italy – men
11.40: USA vs. Montenegro – men
19.30: Greece vs. Brazil – men
20.50: Spain vs. France – men
22.10: Serbia vs. Australia

Saturday, August 13 – day 7

09.00: China vs. Spain – women
10.20: Russia vs. Italy – women
11.40: Australia vs. Brazil – women
13.00: Hungary vs. USA – women

Olympic Aquatics Stadium

Sunday, August 14 – day 8

12.50: Montenegro vs. Spain – men
14.10: Australia vs. Greece – men
15.30: USA vs. Italy – men
16.50: France vs. Croatia – men
19.30: Serbia vs. Japan – men
20.50: Brazil vs. Hungary – men

N.b.: Time mentioned is local time (UTC/GMT – 3 hours)

Knockout stage

MEN

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.

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)

WOMEN

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)

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