The Netherlands ended a 32-year drought by winning the women’s world title in thrilling fashion over Italy on Friday in Fukuoka.
The United States women’s water polo team claimed its sixth World Championship title, while Italy was crowned as the men’s champion for the fourth time.
The United States, Australia, Spain and Hungary are still in the running for medals in women’s water polo at the World Championships after quarterfinal wins.
The Netherlands, Hungary, Greece and Australia claimed the final four spots in the women’s water polo quarterfinals at the World Championships.
The United States, Russia, Spain and Italy claimed the first four spots in the women’s water polo quarterfinals at the World Championships.
The American women beat one of their biggest rivals, the Dutch women 12-9 in group play on Tuesday at the World Championships.
The USA is the favorite to earn the 2019 women’s water polo title at the World Aquatic Championships. The Americans are the two-time defending champs.
2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships – Water Polo July 16th-29th, 2017 Alfred Hajos National Swimming Stadium, Budapest, Hungary Draws Teams/Qualifying…