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Olympiacos Water Polo Club is the water polo team of the Greekmarker sports club Olympiacos. It was founded in 1925 and was among the founding members of the Hellenic Federation of Swimming Fans. Today the Federation has been renamed to Hellenic Federation of Swimming.

Olympiacos is amongst the most successful Greek and European teams as they have won numerous titles in Greek and European competitions. In the Greek League Olympiacos along with their eternal enemy of Piraeusmarker, Ethnikos, share the majority of the titles of Champion but Olympiacos is the only Greek team to have won the Euroleague and the European Super Cup, in 2002 when they won Honvéd in Budapestmarker and Vasas respectively. They have also participated in 3 more finals, one in the Euroleague and two in the Cup Winners' Cup. Olympiacos finished fourth in the Euroleague Final Four 2007, while in the Greek championship 2007 finals, Olympiacos defeated Ethnikos with 3-1 total wins and won the championship for 20th time, while they won all their 22 matches in the regular season.

It is the only club in Water Polo history that has won a national championship, a national cup, the Euroleague and a European Super Cup within a single year (in 2002).

The club has also a successful women's team which belongs to the top Greek teams having won 2 championships. They have also participated in a Champions Cup and twice in a Len Trophy final four. Their latest success was the participation in the 2006-07 Women's LEN Trophy Final Four, where they finished 4th.

Current squad

Νο Player Date of Birth Height
1 Nikos Deligiannis 03.09.1976 1.91
9 Christos Floros 31.01.1982 1.88
13 Dionysis Stathopoulos 01.01.1978 1.83
4 Nikitas Kochilas 01.03.1983 1.82
12 Tasos Schizas 18.02.1977 1.92
18 Andria Comantina 23.05.1977 1.96
10 Slobodan Nikić 25.01.1983 1.95
- Giorgos Katsoulakis 25.04.1984 1.91
2 Sakis Platanitis 28.02.1974 1.86
21 Giorgos Afroudakis 17.10.1976 1.94
- Giannis Kochilas 01.03.1983 1.85
3 Gerasimos Salpadimas 20.01.1979 1.82
5 Thodoros Chatzitheodorou* 01.10.1976 1.92
6 Argyris Theodoropoulos 13.01.1981 1.88
7 Giorgos Doskas 01.01.1984 1.81
14 Vaggelis Delakas 08.02.1985 1.90
20 Petros-Stefanos Santa 21.05.1976 1.86
- Antonis Vlontakis 10.10.1975 1.88
- Antonio Petkovic 11.01.1986 1.80
Coach: Vaggelis Pateros


  • *captain


International record

Men





Season Achievement Notes
Euroleague
2000-01 2nd / Final Four defeated by VK Jug Dubrovnik
2001-02 Winner / Final Four won Budapest Honvéd FC
2006-07 4th / Final Four defeated 9-10 by Pro Recco in semi-final and 13-15 by Partizan in final
Cup Winners' Cup
1997-98 Final defeated by Ferencvárosi TC
1998-99 Final defeated by Mladost HL Zagreb, lost 4-13 in Zagreb, won 10-6 in Athens
European Super Cup
2001-02 Winner won Vasas SC



Women

Season Achievement Notes
LEN Trophy
2006-07 4th / Final Four defeated by ASD Roma 4-7 and ZWV Nereus Zaandam 6-7, a tie against OSC Budapest 7-7
2007-08 2nd / Final Four won OSC Budapest 12-13 in semi-final, but defeated by ASD Roma 10-9 in final



Honours

(Total titles: 39)

Men

Domestic


European


Other


Women

Domestic


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