Countries that are surprisingly good at these sports

Their success defies belief.

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ergo Fekete of Hungary in action during the Men's Water Polo Group Round Group B Match between Hungary and Azerbaijan. ergo Fekete of Hungary in action during the Men's Water Polo Group Round Group B Match between Hungary and Azerbaijan. (Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty Images for BEGOC)

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Hungary: Water Polo

Hungary isn't just good at water polo – they're simply the best

The men's team is basically like the Yankees of water polo – they've set the standard for success every other team in the world is trying to reach. They've won, in the last century, 15 Olympic, 10 World Championship and 21 European Championship medals.

The women's team, only having begun international competition in 1985, isn't too bad either. They are currently in the top five in the world.

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