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WPWL 2018: Spain, Russia and the Netherlands off to the Super Final

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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, a tournament that gathers the best European teams and the best Asian, American and Oceania teams.

In last ultimate round, the Netherlands narrowly beat by one goal Spain in Madrid, for a final score of 11-10 (2-3, 3-2, 4-2, 2-3), and Russia defeated Hungary 13-11 in St-Petersburg (4-3, 3-3, 3-4, 3-3).

Spain finish top of the European ranking with 11 points, while Russia and the Dutch have 9 points. Hungary has 7 points.

Standings

 Rank  Team Name  Nationality  Points
 1.  Spain    11
 2.  Russian Federation    9
 3.  Netherlands    9
 4.  Hungary    7

You can see the results of all the past games here.

The teams qualified for the Super Final following the Inter-Continental Cup are the USA, Australia and Canada, China and Japan.

Super Final Seeding

 A1  Australia  B1  USA
 A2  Spain  B2  Russia
 A3  China  B3  Canada
 A4  Netherlands  B4  Japan

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