Water Polo Australia can confirm that Steve Blunt has recently resigned as a director of the Water Polo Australia Board.
Having served on the WPA Board for the past three years and prior to that five years as a member of the Water Polo Victoria Board, Steve has contributed significantly to
In an exciting addition to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games build up, Water Polo Australia today announced the Aussie Sharks and Aussie Stingers will host the USA water polo teams in Brisbane next January.
The three test match series will be held as part of the Australian Youth Water Polo Championships
The first match of the day was conducted between Germany and Greece for 7th place. During the first quarter, Germany took the lead with 2-1. Then the second quarter was in favor of Greece, and by the third quarter they were leading. Greece kept scoring goals while Germany was a bit unlucky
Today has started with Japan and South Africa playing for 11th place. Though the match was very intense between the teams, Japan beat South Africa 15-5 (5-1, 4-1, 3-2, 3-1) placing 11th in the match, and South Africa finishing 12th. Japan was very tactical and reacting fast while South Africa
Hungary won over Australia in the third quarterfinal match today. The game was a battle as both teams played extremely well. Australia started the lead, then Hungary kept equalizing. Then, Hungary scored two goals in a row and started leading in the third quarter for the first time. When Hungary
In the first Preliminary Round II, Australia beat the top-eight nation Montenegro thrillingly by 2 goals, with a final score of 13-11 after penalties. The lead changed twice with Montenegro forcing the shootout, which the Aussie Sharks converted 4-2 to book a clash with Hungary.
Greece was next across the line
Today was the last day of Men's Preliminary rounds.
The first match between Hungary and South Africa seemed to be a piece of cake for team Hungary. Hungary beat South Africa 5-23. We have written a detailed article here on the match.
Then, New Zealand and Spain competed. Spain won this match
Today was the second day of Men's preliminary rounds.
The first match was conducted between Australia and Kazakhstan. Australia is a strong team, and Kazakhstan has proved to be a quickly improving team. The final score was 17-8.
Then, the U.S. and Croatia measured themselves. The U.S. is a great team, but
Today, 16 teams competed in the Preliminary rounds.
The first two teams competing were Serbia and Montenegro. If anyone though the game was expected to be tough, they were right. The teams finished the game with a score of 10-10.
Next up was the Republic of Korea against Greece. Greece is also
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