After beating title-holder Olympiacos (GRE) on the opening day, newcomer BPM Busto (ITA) downed 2017 winner Szolnok (HUN) as well in Group B. Olympiacos is still winless as they could claim only one point in Hannover (GER).
Perhaps for the last time this year all eyes from the water polo family will be set on Budapest: site of this summer’s World Championships and also that of three European Cup finals, the Hungarian capital hosts both the men’s and women’s Super Cup finals on Saturday.
Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, and Hungary all won their respective groups and advance to the quarter-finals of the men’s tournament in Budapest.
Serbia, Montenegro, Japan and Greece all had big wins on Day Two of the men’s water polo group play in Budapest.
2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships – Water Polo July 16th-29th, 2017 Alfred Hajos National Swimming Stadium, Budapest, Hungary Draws Teams/Qualifying…
Montenegro beat Hungary 9-9 (4-2) to advance to the semifinals of the men’s water polo tournament in Rio de Janeiro.
The country of less than a million inhabitants would not be denied against traditional power Hungary.
Ryan Lochte has been named the FINA World Swimmer of the Year for the 2nd time in three years.