How heavy is a water polo ball?

How many pounds is a water polo ball?

Learn about the equipment used in water polo at the Olympic Games. Ball: The ball used in water polo weighs between 400-450g (less than a pound) and measures about 0.68m to 0.71m across (26 to 28 inches) for men and 0.65m to 0.67m (25 to 26 inches) across for women.

What ball is used for water polo?

The most popular ball, is the Mikasa wave W6000W. It has been approved as The Official Game ball for all Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA)events.

What size water polo ball should I get?

Size 1.5– is used for recreational water polo. The ball is smaller than the size two and is often used by schools and clubs when teaching basic skills to young players.

Do water polo players touch bottom?

They are not allowed to touch the bottom of the pool and must tread water the entire time – although players use a movement called the egg-beater which is more efficient than the normal action of treading water. Players can move the ball by throwing it to a teammate or swimming while pushing the ball in front of them.

How much do water polo caps cost?

Water Polo Expenses By the Numbers

Water Polo Expense Cost
Water Polo Cap $15
Men’s Water Polo Swimsuit Women’s Water Polo Swimsuit $30 $50
USA Water Polo Annual Membership Fee $45
Total Expenses (*for high school players) ~$100
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