Throughout the whole tournament, Croatian water polo team was best of all teams, and they deserved to win the gold medal. Croatian national water polo team is one of the best water polo teams in the world, and they came here to win gold medal. Olympic gold medal was only medal which they did not have so far. Now they have olympic gold medal!
In the first round of qualifications, Croatian national team has won the match against Greece.
29.07. Croatia - Greece: 8:6
In the second round, in a much more difficult game, Croatia has won the match against Spanish team.
31.07. Croatia - Spain 8:7
In the third round we played against very strong team from Italy, but Croatia has won that match for first place very easily.
02.08. Croatia - Italy: 11:6
In the fourth round, Croatian national water polo team played against Australia. Croatian water polo team has won that match easily.
04.08. Croatia - Australia: 11:6
In the latest round, Croatian team has played against Kazakhstan, and Croatia has won that match.
06.08. Croatia - Kazakhstan: 12:4
With all five wins Croatian water polo team has shown that we are biggest favorite for the gold medal and they had a great support from us and from English fans during the tournament.
In the quarter-final, Croatian water polo team has convincingly won the match against strong team of USA.
08.08. Croatia - USA: 8:2
Semifinals: 10.08. Croatia - Montenegro: 7:5
With this victory, Croatia has shown again that is better than any team in the tournament.
Final: 12.08. Croatia - Italy: 8:6
Croatian water polo team has convincingly won in the match against Italy.
Croatian water polo team has become Olympic gold medalist in water polo with all the victories, and we will remember for long time how easily and convincingly Croatia dominated throughout the tournament. Congratulations!