Italy, Greece, Hungary and Spain qualify for quarterfinals in Tbilisi
Photo: Georgian Aquatic Sports Federation
Italy, Greece, Hungary and Spain won the 1st places in their respective groups at the Men’s European U17 Championships in Tbilisi, and have advanced to the quarterfinals.
Italy and Spain secured their spots among top 8 teams yesterday,
Today, at 11am the Russian Federation and Hungary had a bronze match where Hungary beat Russia 23-22.
Then, the gold medal match seemed to be an easy win for host Italy against the United States. The final score was 18-7.
The winner team (photo: Federnuoto)
The final result:
2. United States
The men's teams also met up today to compete at the University Games in Naples.
Today was a short(er) day as there were only three matches. First up was the Republic of Korea against the United Kingdom. The UK won the game 15-7.
Then Teams France and Australia met where the French
The men's Universiade also met for the quarterfinals.
The first two teams were Russian and Australia. The Russian won 13-7, getting into the Semi-finals.
The next teams were the US and Croatia where Croatia lost 11-12 in a tight match. Croatia will play for 5-8th place, while the US is in the
The men's preliminary rounds also continued.
Today, the United States and the Russian Federation from Group A competed first. The U.S. won 13-8. Both teams got into the quarterfinals, and the U.S. will play with Croatia while Russia will play with a team that wins Round 16 tomorrow, 9 July.
On 6 July, the men's teams were up against each other. First, Group A's France and the United States had a tight match where the U.S. bet France 10-8.
The second match was South Korean against Russia. Russia won over Korea tremendously. The final result is 3-31.
Then, Japan and Croatia of
The last day of the BENU Cup was a full house.
The first match today was between Hungary U20 against Serbia U20. Hungary won over Serbia 10-7 now having 2 wins. The guys did a great job, and it was not easy to determine which team is better - they all
On the second day of BENU Cup, the first match was between Hungary U20 and Montenegro U20. Hungary bet Montenegro 17-10 in a tough game.
The second game was Greece against France. France took the lead by 3 goals at first, and it seemed they would be able to keep it.
Today, on 30 June, the 3-day long BENU Cup has started. U20 teams of Hungary, Serbia and Montenegro were invited to Margaret Island, Budapest to compete against each other, and the national teams of Hungary, the Netherlands, France and Greece will compete.
On Day 1, the U20 teams of Serbia and
The Hungarian men's national team is preparing for the World Championships, and their last matches before the big event will be at BENU Cup.
Attila Vári, President of the Hungarian Water Polo Federation (MVLSZ), said at the press conference today, 28 June, that this tournament is a crucial event for the