Water polo at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Fifteen nations competed in water polo at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Buenos Aires. Due to the lack of aquatics infrastructure, the tournament reverts to single-elimination system.

Bracket[edit | edit source]

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
November 29 - Buenos Aires
 
 
Flag of Greece Greece3
 
December 3 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Germany Germany6
 
Flag of Germany Germany1
 
November 28 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia2
 
Flag of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia4
 
December 5 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Portugal Portugal1
 
Flag of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia2
 
November 28 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Italy Italy3
 
Flag of South Africa South Africa0
 
December 3 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Italy Italy6
 
Flag of Italy Italy5
 
November 29 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Australia Australia1
 
Flag of Australia Australia5
 
December 7 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Brazil Brazil2
 
Flag of Italy Italy0
 
November 28 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Hungary Hungary4
 
Flag of Romania Romania1
 
December 4 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of United States United States3
 
Flag of United States United States2
 
November 30 - Avellaneda
 
Flag of Hungary Hungary6
 
Flag of Belgium Belgium0
 
December 5 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Hungary Hungary3
 
Flag of Hungary Hungary4
 
 
 
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union0 Third place
 
bye
 
December 3 - Buenos AiresDecember 6 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Argentina Argentina
 
Flag of Argentina Argentina0Flag of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia3
 
December 1 - Buenos Aires
 
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union3 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union2
 
Flag of United Kingdom Great Britain2
 
 
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union7