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January 26, 2020

Hungary wins European gold after 21 years

The penalty shootout decided the gold-medal winner at the Europeans for the second time in history. The first final, which went to a shootout, was the […]
January 26, 2020

Montenegro clinches bronze after magnificent comeback

Montenegro won the bronze medal at the male European Championships, after a magnificent comeback in the match for the third place against Croatia. The Montenegrins edged […]
January 26, 2020

Serbia wins in clash of champions for 5th place

The outgoing continental champion Serbia won the 5th place at the 34th European Championships in Budapest. Serbia recorded an 8:7 win over Italy in the 5th-place […]
January 25, 2020

Gergely Kiss: “One big question remains”

Leading up to the final days of the competition, we saw some thrilling games as well as real surprises. In the women’s tournament, I really expected […]
January 24, 2020

Hungary ousts Montenegro and earns medal and Olympic ticket

Hungary beat Montenegro in the second semifinal of the ECH in Budapest 10:8 and achieved two objectives – they secured a medal and also earned an […]
January 24, 2020

Spain repeats story from Gwangju and continues battle for gold

Spain defeated Croatia 9:8 in the first semifinal game of the men’s tournament at the European Championships in Budapest. The final score  is very similar to […]
January 24, 2020

Serbia and Italy to face off in consolation final

Two reigning champions – Italy and Serbia – will play in the 5th-place game at the 34th European Championships for men. Italy, the world champion, defeated […]
January 24, 2020

“Nothing happens by chance” – Calcaterra on Italy’s defeat

Total Waterpolo’s blogger Roberto Calcaterra analyzes Italy’s defeat in the quarterfinals and predicts the outcome of the European Championships. Montenegro stopped the world champions from Gwangju […]
January 22, 2020

Hungary and Croatia join Spain and Montenegro in semifinals

Hungary and Croatia recorded the victories in the third and fourth quarterfinal match of the male tournament at the 34th European Championships and joined Montenegro and […]
January 22, 2020

Two champions leave Budapest without medals

Olympic champion Serbia and World champion Italy will finish the 34th European Championships in Budapest with no medals. Both teams were defeated in the quarterfinal matches […]
January 22, 2020

Germany and Georgia to play for 9th place

The teams of Georgia and Germany will play in the match for the 9th place at the 34th European Championships for men in Budapest. The semifinals […]
January 20, 2020

Favorites make no mistake in crossover round

Favorites made no mistake in the crossover round of the 34th European Championships for men in Budapest. Spain, Russia, Greece and Montenegro defeated their respective rivals […]
January 20, 2020

Montenegro cruises to quarterfinals

Montenegro cruised to a win over Turkey in the first match of the crossover round at the male tournament of the 34th European Championships in Budapest. […]
January 18, 2020

Hungary equals Greece’s record and reaches quarterfinals

Hungary equaled Greece’s record of the biggest victory in the history of the European Championships for men. On Day 3 of the 34th Europeans in Budapest, […]
January 18, 2020

Romania earns ticket for crossover round

Romania is the winner of the morning/afternoon session of the last day of the group stage at the European Championships for men in Budapest. The Romanians […]
January 16, 2020

Thrilling night in Budapest: Hungary and Spain share points, Croatia advances to quarterfinals

Two big derbies closed the second day of the male tournament at the 34th European Championships in Budapest. Hungary and Spain shared the points in an […]
January 16, 2020

Titleholder keeps top spot in the group with easy win

Serbia became the first team that collected 6 points at the male tournament of the 34th European Championships in Budapest. The reigning champion easily beat Romania […]
January 16, 2020

Big gap between elite teams and the rest of Europe

After the first four days of the European Championships, we have to say that these were a kind of warm-up matches. It is very clear that […]
January 14, 2020

Two champions start journey with valuable victories

The match Italy – Greece was the most awaited encounter of the first day at the male tournament of the 34th European Championships in Budapest. World […]
January 14, 2020

Finally an exciting match: The Dutch edge out Romania

The 34th European Championships for men has started in Budapest this morning. After 12 one-sided matches on the first two days of the female tournament, the […]
January 13, 2020

Budapest preview, part III: Teams that might break South Slavs’ golden streak

Total Waterpolo completes a three-part preview of the 34th European Championships. Today’s article focuses on the teams which will try to halt the South Slavic domination […]
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