Croatia – London 2012: marvelous Olympic waterpolo gold glory!

Croatia wins waterpolo gold at London 2012 Photo: Reuters/Pixsell

What a marvelous Sunday August 12 Croatia had at the Olympics – first handball bronze and then came the Games competitions finale and the Croatian waterpolo team won gold.

CROATIA, in this sport, won her first Olympic Games gold medal in the men’s water polo with an 8-6 win over Italy in the final.

Croatia remained unbeaten in the tournament to go one better than their silver medal at Atlanta in 1996 when they beat Italy in the semi-final.

Croatia only has 4.3 million people and yet she won 6 medals at the London Olympic Games – not many countries can say that – not many countries can boast of such excellence in the ratio: total population/Olympic Glory Medals.

So proud!

Croatia’s Olympic Waterpolo team – ecstatic for the gold Photo:Reuters/Pixsell

Croatian Waterpolo Olympic Team celebrate Gold glory Photo: Reuters/Pixsell

Croatian 2012 Olympic Games Medalists Photo: Croatia, the War and, the Future


  1. GOLD in the Waterpolo! What a fantastic game, and what a fantastic result! Here in Split we are all so proud!. Croatia played a magnificent game!

  2. Dubrovniklady says:

    Sveti Vlaho was with our team.

  3. Hungarians says:

    well done coratia 🙂 greetings from the HUNGARIANS <3

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