Spain Wins FINA Women’s Water Polo World Junior Championship Crown

Courtesy: FINA

Spain triumphed tonight in Netanya (ISR) in the final match of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World Junior Championships to claim the gold medal at stake. The Spanish girls defeated Greece 10-5, despite both teams scoring the same number of goals in the third and fourth quarters (5-1, 1-0, 3-3, 1-1).

Hungary clinched the bronze by beating Italy 12-10 (3-3, 4-4, 1-1, 4-2).

2021 final ranking

1.Spain, 2. Greece, 3. Hungary,4.Italy, 5. Russia, 6. Netherlands, 7. Israel, 8. Serbia, 9. Brazil, 10. Argentina, 11. France, 12. Germany, 13. Uzbekistan, 14. South Africa, 15. Slovakia, 16. Peru

Daily wrap-up reports are available on FINA website.

Match results can be found here and all games can be re-played on FINA YouTube channel.

Russia won the two previous editions of the World Junior Championships in Funchal (POR) in 2019 and in Volos (GRE) in 2017 respectively.

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