At the 2008 Games in Beijing, Hungary won gold in the men's division and Netherlands won gold in the women's division.
Croatia (CRO) won the Men's Water Polo and the Women's was won by the USA
Croatia won the gold medal
At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, the Soviet Union won gold in men's water polo.
The United States won the gold medal in women's water polo at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The U.S. beat Italy 12-5 in the Gold medal match.
United States (USA)
Italy won the silver medal in women's water polo at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The U.S. beat Italy 12-5 in the Gold medal match.
Hungary won the men's gold medal and Italy won the women's gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in water polo and are both likely contenders for the 2008 Olympics. Update; Hungary did win the Olympic gold medal in mens water polo at Beijing in 2008 to make a hattrick of consecutive golds. The womens competition was won by the Netherlands
Italy won the bronze
Serbia won the silver
Serbia won the gold medal in men's water polo at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Gojko Pijetlović Dušan Mandić Živko Gocić Sava Ranđelović Miloš Ćuk Duško Pijetlović Slobodan Nikić Milan Aleksić Nikola Jakšić Filip Filipović Andrija Prlainović Stefan Mitrović Branislav Mitrović
Russia won the bronze medal in women's water polo at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Russia beat Hungary 19-18 in the Bronze medal match.