The USA Women’s National Team opened up play at the FINA World League Super Final with a 14-4 win over Japan.
The pool will feature diving towers, a 50-meter competition pool, and a large recreational pool.
A six-day tournament gathering the world’s best women’s water polo teams will kick off on Monday May 20 in Kunshan, China.
USA Water Polo recently released a four-part video series highlighting diversity in water polo, profiling four different clubs/athletes to tell the story of their water polo experience.
Olympic champions Ashleigh Johnson, Melissa Seidemann, Rachel Fattal, Maggie Steffens and Kiley Neushul lead the way into China in the second major competition of the year.
Jug (CRO) managed to beat Dynamo (RUS) in a great game and since Brescia (ITA) also won, the Russians missed the cut. With 183 goals (22.8 per game) on the last day, the main round came to an end, next is the Final Eight tournament on 7-9 June in Genoa (ITA).
It’s judgement day for Jug (CRO), Brescia (ITA) and Dynamo (RUS): their race for the Final Eight will end on Wednesday but only two of them could join the other six sides which have already secured their respective berths for the June 7-9 showcase in Genoa.
After six European preliminary rounds played from November 2017 to May 2018, Spain, Russia and the Netherlands secured a berth to the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League Super Final, to be held in Kunshan (CHN) from May 28 to June 2.
On Monday, the NCAA Women’s Water Polo Committee announced the ten teams that will make up the 2018 National Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Championship.
LEN President Paolo Barelli met Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban at Budapest in the Parliament. The meeting took place on the occasion of the FINA World Water Polo Conference when a delegation, led by FINA President Dr Julio C. Maglione, was welcomed by Hungary’s freshly re-elected leader.
At the 2018 FINA World Water Polo Conference in Budapest, Krikorian explained that the water polo viewing experience must improve.
While Olympiacos (GRE) and Recco (ITA) secured their respective top spots, the race is still on in Group A for the remaining two berths.
Five sides are already aboard, three more spots are to be booked, the penultimate round might decide the faith of each – or none.
Kinef (RUS) stayed on Europe’s throne after managed to prevail against Sabadell (ESP) in a shootout in the final of the women’s Euro League in Kirishi. The bronze medal was also decided by penalties, here Orizzonte (ITA) defeated UVSE (HUN).
This weekend offers another outstanding showcase of water polo in Kirishi (RUS) where the Euro League Final Four tournament takes place featuring the crème de la crème of the women’s field.