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October 5, 2022

Road to European Championships in Israel begins in March

The European season for the senior national teams will begin in March, with the qualifications for the European Championships in Israel. LEN has determined the calendar […]
September 18, 2022

Szilard Jansik: We achieved great result, but sense of loss remains

Summer 2022 didn’t start well for the Hungarian senior male national team. The Hungarians finished 7th at the World Championships in front of the home crowd […]
September 15, 2022

Marko Zuvela: Unforgettable golden summer school

Croatian water polo has many heroes after a two-week European Championships in Split. But, at this moment, one of them is in the shadow of more […]
September 11, 2022

Who surprised and who disappointed in Split?

An exhausting water polo summer for senior national teams finished in Split last evening. Croatia became the new European champion, and it clinched the gold medal […]
September 10, 2022

Croatia dethrones Hungary to become European champion after 12 years

Croatia is a new European champion for men. The Croats defeated the 2020 champion Hungary in a brilliant battle in the final in the “Spaladium Arena” […]
September 10, 2022

Spain wins bronze in Split – third big medal in 2022

Spain finished a very successful season with the third medal. After the gold at the World Championships and bronze in the World League, the world champions […]
September 10, 2022

Greece finishes in 5th place; Montenegro goes to Fukuoka

Olympic silver medalist Greece finished in 5th place at the European Championships in Split. The Greeks beat France 10:8 in the 5th-place game in the Spaladium […]
September 10, 2022

Di Somma and Marziali miss bronze-medal match; Italy with 12 players

Italy will play with 12 players in today’s bronze-medal match against Spain at the 35th European Championships in Split. After the semifinals against Croatia, LEN suspended […]
September 9, 2022

Spain retain European title in Split with deserved victory over Greece

Spain have retained their European title from two years ago after narrowly defeating Greece 9-6 in the gold medal match in Split.  Miki Oca’s team are […]
September 9, 2022

Sensational Setterosa fight back against the Netherlands to secure Bronze in dramatic battle

Italy have won bronze at the European Championships with a dramatic late victory against the Netherlands – coming from two goals down at the beginning of […]
September 9, 2022

Hungary equal worst ever finish; France occupy seventh spot once more

Hungary have finished 5th at the European Championships in Split after a routine 18-7 display against Israel. The placements are significant for both teams. For Israel, […]
September 8, 2022

Croatia and Hungary to battle for European crown in Spaladium

Hungary and Croatia advanced to the big final of an exhausting water polo summer 2022, to the gold-medal match at the 35th European Championships in Split. […]
September 8, 2022

France qualifies for World Championships; plays with Greece for 5th place in Split

France and Greece will play in the 5th-place at the European Championships in Split on Saturday. France beat Georgia 7:5 in the semifinals of the 5th-8th […]
September 8, 2022

Serbia shows no mercy to Romania and finishes 9th in Europe

The sixth day of the 35th Men’s Championships in Split began with matches for 9th – 12th place classification. The only of the “Big Seven” that […]
September 7, 2022

Spain bid to retain European title against Greece after two excellent semi-final contests

Spain and Greece will contest the gold medal match at the 35th European Championships in Split, after overcoming their opponents with strong defensive displays this evening. […]
September 7, 2022

European Championships: Hungary and Israel to contest 5th place

Hungary will face Israel in the 5th/6th play off final after both secured well-earned victory’s this afternoon. Krisztina Garda scored six goals as Hungary easily defeated […]
September 7, 2022

Hungary earns Fukuoka berth, two tickets from Europe are still available

One of the quarterfinal duels at the European Men’s Championships in Split was also some kind of a qualification match. It was a game between Hungary […]
September 6, 2022

Spain’s defense blocks Greece; Croatia leaves no chance to Georgia

The last two matches of the fifth day at the 35th European Championships for men in Split didn’t produce a lot of excitement. Spain and Croatia […]
September 6, 2022

Hungary and Italy take first two tickets for men’s semis in Split

Hungary and Italy celebrated wins in the first half of the quarterfinal program at the 35th Men’s European Championships in Split. The Hungarians defeated Montenegro 11:8, […]
September 6, 2022

Serbia and Romania struggle, but go to 9th-place match after penalty dramas

Serbia and Romania will play in the 9th-place match at the European Championships in Split. Both teams were favorites in today’s semifinals in the classification 9th-12th. […]
September 5, 2022

Spain to meet Netherlands in Semi-finals after victory over Hungary; Greece dominate Israel

Spain and Greece will take on the Netherlands and Italy respectively in the semi-finals of the women’s European Championships competition in Split. Spain played incredibly well […]
September 5, 2022

European Championships: Netherlands and Italy progress to semi-finals without trouble

We have the names of the two European Championships semi-finalists in the women’s competition; with the Netherlands and Italy, progressing. Both teams are currently undefeated.  The […]
September 4, 2022

France ousts Olympic champion and jumps into quarters for first time after 1958

Montenegro, Georgia, Greece, and France completed the list of the quarterfinalists of the 35th European Championships for men. These four teams beat their respective rivals in […]
September 3, 2022

Huge margins of victory on day eight as quarter finalists are determined

Eight teams have progressed to the quarter-finals in Split on the final day of the women’s group stage at the European Championships, On a day that […]