División de Honor de Waterpolo

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División de Honor
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2017–18 División de Honor de Waterpolo
Sport water polo
Founded 1912
No. of teams 12
Country  Spain
Most recent
champion(s)
Atlètic-Barceloneta (2017–18)
Most titles CN Barcelona
(59 titles overall)
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Primera División
Domestic cup(s) Copa del Rey
Official website rfen.es

The Spanish water polo championship has been contested since 1912. The current league format was introduced in 1965. The top division is currently known as the División de Honor and consists of 12 clubs. The current champions (2017–18 season) are CN Atlètic-Barceloneta, from Barcelona.

Competition[edit]

Format[edit]

The División de Honor season takes place between October and May, with every team playing each other home and away for a total of 22 matches. Points are awarded according to the following:

  • 3 points for a win
  • 1 points for a draw

The team with the highest number of points at the end of 22 rounds of matches become champions.

Promotion and relegation[edit]

The bottom team in the standings at the end of the season is relegated to Primera División, while the top team from Primera División is promoted.

2016–17 season teams[edit]

División de Honor de Waterpolo is located in Catalonia
Atl. BarcelonetaBarcelonaMediterraniSant AndreuCatalunya
Atl. Barceloneta
Barcelona
Mediterrani
Sant Andreu
Catalunya
Terrassa
Terrassa
Mataró
Mataró
Sabadell
Sabadell
RubíMolins
Rubí
Molins
Catalan teams in División de Honor 2016–17
División de Honor de Waterpolo is located in Spain
Navarra
Navarra
Real Canoe
Real Canoe
Remaining teams in División de Honor 2016–17
Team City/Area Founded Stadium website
Atlètic-Barceloneta Barcelona 1913 (1992) Piscina Sant Sebastià [1]
AstralPool Sabadell Sabadell 1916 Can Llong [2]
Real Canoe–Isostar Madrid 1931 Piscina Real Canoe [3]
Terrassa Terrassa 1932 Àrea Olímpica [4]
Mataró Quadis Mataró 1932 Piscina Joan Serra [5]
Barcelona Barcelona 1907 Nova Escullera [6]
Sant Andreu Barcelona 1971 Piscina Pere Serrat [7]
Mediterrani Barcelona 1931 Instal·lació Josep Vallès [8]
Catalunya Barcelona 1931 Piscina Sant Jordi [9]
Waterpolo Navarra Pamplona 2006 Ciudad Deportiva Amaya [10]
Rubí Rubí 1971 Piscina Can Rosés [11]
Molins de Rei Molins de Rei 1971 Piscina CN Molins de Rei [12]

Previous winners[edit]

Spanish Championship (1912–1973)[edit]

Spanish League (1965–present)[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Spanish Championship[edit]

Team Titles Years Won
Barcelona 40 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971
Atlètic-Barceloneta 1 1973
Montjuïc 1 1972

Spanish League[edit]

Team Titles Years Won
Barcelona 19 1965–66, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1974–75, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1986–87, 1990–91, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2004–05
Atlètic-Barceloneta 18 1969–70, 1972–73, 1973–74, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
Montjuïc 7 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86
Catalunya 7 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1997–98
Real Canoe 2 1998–99, 1999–00

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General

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