Twenty youth teams will be fighting as of Saturday, August 11 for the Men’s World Youth title in Szombathely, Hungary, when the city will stage the 4th FINA World Men’s Youth Water Polo Championships 2018.
While 8 teams represent Europe, 5 teams America, 3 teams Asia, 2 teams Oceania and 2 teams Africa, the youth tournament is open to players aged 18 years old and under.
New Rules To Be Tested
FINA announced the testing:
A set of amended rules proposed by the FINA Technical Water Polo Committee (TWPC) and discussed at the FINA World Water Polo Conference organised in Budapest in April 2018 will be tested at this event, as well as at the FINA World Women’s Youth Water Polo Championships in Belgrade (SRB, August 27-September 2, 2018), the FINA Women’s World Cup in Surgut (RUS, September 4-9, 2018) and the FINA Men’s World Cup in Berlin (GER, September 11-16, 2018), to be then presented by the Extraordinary Water Polo Congress in Hangzhou, China, on December 10, 2018.
You can read the new rules on this link.