Water polo at the 1982 World Aquatics Championships – Men's tournament

The 1982 FINA Men's World Water Polo Championship was the fourth edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the FINA. The tournament was incorporated in the 1982 World Aquatics Championships, held in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Final ranking

1st, gold medalist(s)  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Hungary
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  West Germany
4.  Netherlands
5.  Cuba
6.  United States
7.  Yugoslavia
8.  Spain
9.  Italy
10.  China
11.  Australia
12.  Greece
13.  France
14.  Canada
15.  Egypt
16.  New Zealand

 1982 FINA Men's World Champions 

Soviet Union
Second title

Team rosters

 Soviet Union

Vladimir Akimov, Mikhail Ivanov, Aleksandr Kabanov, Alexander Kleimenov, Sergei Kotenko, Nurlan Mendigaliev, Georgy Mshevenieradze, Erkin Shagaev, Yevgeni Sharonov, Nicola Smirnov, Aleksei Vdovin [1]


  1. "HistoFINA, Volume III: Medallists & Statistics, Special Water Polo, Before 2008 Season" (PDF). FINA.org (2007/2008 ed.). 2007. Retrieved 12 August 2014.

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