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[ASIAN GAMES 2018] Women’s Tournament, Finals — China Takes The Gold!

[ASIAN GAMES 2018] Women's Tournament, Finals — China Takes The Gold!

Women’s Tournament on the Asian Games ended today. China took the gold, Kazakhstan won silver, and Japan is going home with bronze.

On the last day of the Games, the matches were straight-forward, with an exception of Kazakhstan vs Japan.

Tight throughout the quarters, the teams battled for the second place. In the end, Kazakhstan was better by a notch, taking the lead and paving their way to the silver medal.

As for the champion – China – match against Hong Kong was a walk in the park. They crushed their opponents with 16:3. It will be a tournament they’ll surely remember because of the flawless overall gameplay (5/5 matches won).

Gong Da Li, China coach, commented the finals:

“We are so satisfied with the result. To continuously win in the tournament is beyond our expectation. We have worked hard and have done our best. Our suggestion for the Hong Kong team is to maximize their skills because we are sure they have the capacity. This Asian Games is our means to develop to compete in the 2018 Water Polo World Cup.”

Final Standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 China 5 5 0 0 76 24 52 10
2 Kazakhstan 5 4 0 1 70 34 36 8
2 Japan 5 3 0 2 84 36 48 6
4 Thailand 5 2 0 3 53 62 -9 4
4 Indonesia 5 1 0 4 30 82 -52 2
6 Hong Kong 5 0 0 5 22 97 -75 0

Results

Thursday 16th August

14:30 Japan15
Indonesia4
15:50 Thailand19
Hong Kong6

17:10 China11
Kazakhstan4

Friday 17th August

14:30 Indonesia9
Hong Kong8
15:50 Kazakhstan13
Thailand4

17:10 Japan8
China12

Sunday 19th August

14:30 Hong Kong2
Kazakhstan22
15:50 China20
Indonesia4

17:10 Thailand5
Japan19

Monday 20th August

14:30 Indonesia6
Kazakhstan19
15:50 Japan31
Hong Kong3

17:10 China17
Thailand5

Tuesday 21st August

14:30 Thailand20
Indonesia7
15:50 Hong Kong3
China16

17:10 Kazakhstan12
Japan11


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