Water Polo at the 2005 Summer Universiade
Water polo events were contested at the 2005 Summer Universiade in zmir, Turkey.Water polo has been part of the Universiade program since the first games, in 1959. A women's water polo tournament was introduced for the 2009 Summer Universiade. After not being included in 1975 and 1989.The 2005 Summer Universiade, also known as the XXIII Summer Universiade, took place in zmir, Turkey.The emblem is the letter U , inspired by the bird s-eye view of the Gulf of zmir. This shape has perfectly fit the letter U of Universiade, symbolizing its multi-cultural feature, while the smooth outline emphasizes the harmony and uniformity of the Universiade spirit.