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June 9, 2023

World Junior Championships in Otopeni: Milestone for age groups major tournaments

Tomorrow a new chapter in the history of World Aquatics’ water polo competitions for junior and youth ages begins. The 22nd World Men’s U20 Championships will […]
June 9, 2023

World U20 Championships, Otopeni – Rosters

The rosters of the participating teams in the World U20 Championships in Otopeni. Division 1 GROUP A Italy – Alessandro Balzarini (Brescia), Francesco Condemi (Pro Recco), […]
June 6, 2023

Hungarian juniors win 1st place at Belgrade Trophy

In the shadow of the Champions League Final Eight, Belgrade was a host of the international friendly junior tournament “The Belgrade Trophy”. Six national teams participated. […]
March 14, 2023

Draw for World U20 Championships: New competition formula for more excitement

The draw of the groups at the 2023 World Men’s U20 World Championships in Bucharest and Otopeni (Romania) has taken place in Zagreb. But, the most […]
February 10, 2023

Host cities and qualified teams for both World U20 Championships confirmed

World Aquatics has confirmed the list of the qualified teams and the venues for both the 2023 World Water Polo U20 Championships. We already reported the […]
September 26, 2022

Serbian water polo future in three colors; great summer for Hungarian and Spanish teenagers

From April to September, seven FINA and LEN tournaments for male national teams were held across Europe. The busy season started with the Final Eight of […]
August 28, 2022

August 2022 – month of new generations of Hungarian water polo

Summer 2022 didn’t start well for the Hungarian male water polo. The national team finished 7th in the World Championships in Budapest. That result caused changes […]
August 19, 2022

Hungary defeats Serbia in penalty drama and wins World youth title

Hungary is the new World champion for the U18 age category. The final of the 5th World Youth Championships in Belgrade was undoubtedly the best and […]
August 19, 2022

Spain’s teenagers take World bronze after thriller in Belgrade

Spain won bronze at the World Men’s U18 Championships in Belgrade. The Spaniards beat the Netherlands in a very exciting bronze-medal match. Both teams had ups […]
August 18, 2022

Hungary and Serbia battle for gold at U18 Worlds

Serbia and Hungary will battle for the gold medal n tomorrow’s final at the 5th FINA Youth World Championships in Belgrade. These two teams were considered […]
August 18, 2022

Croatia and Italy to play for 5th place in Belgrade

Croatia and Italy will play in the 5th-place match at the FINA Men’s World U18 Championships in Belgrade. In the first semifinals for the classification 5th-8th […]
August 17, 2022

Serbia defeats Croatia in derby, Netherlands ousts Montenegro

The evening session of the quarterfinal day at the World Men’s Youth Championships offered exciting encounters. Serbia defeated its archrival Croatia – 12:7. The last quarterfinal […]
August 17, 2022

Hungary rushes into semifinals in Belgrade; Spain edges out Greece

Spain and Hungary are the first two semifinalists of the 5th FINA Men’s World U18 Championships in Belgrade. Hungary advanced to the semis with a convincing […]
August 16, 2022

Eight European teams in quarterfinals in Belgrade

Eight European teams will play in the quarterfinals of the FINA World Men’s Youth Championships in Belgrade. The matches of the crossover round were on today’s […]
August 15, 2022

Serbia and Montenegro finish group stage in style and join Greece and Hungary

Serbia and Montenegro recorded wins in derby games on the last day of the group stage at the World U18 Championships in Belgrade and advanced to […]
August 14, 2022

Hungary and Greece earn quarterfinal berths at World U18 Championships

Hungary and Greece are the winners of Day 4 at the FINA World Men’s U18 Championships at the “Milan Gale Muskatirovic – 25 May” Sports Centre […]
August 13, 2022

Italy and USA share points in Belgrade; “Sharks” struggle but win

The big match of Day 3 at the World Men’s U18 Championships in Belgrade ended in a draw. Italy and USA shared the points – 8:8 […]
August 12, 2022

Greece opens Worlds U18 with win in thriller; first points for Hungary, Brazil and Kazakhstan

The highlight of the second day of the World U18 Championships in Belgrade was an encounter between Greece and the Netherlands. The Greeks, who had a […]
August 11, 2022

Hard fought wins for Australia and Netherlands; Serbia downs USA in first derby at U18 Worlds

Favorites recorded big wins on Day 1 of the Men’s World U18 Championships in Belgrade. Most of today’s games were one-sided contests. However, several games offered […]
August 10, 2022

World Men’s U18 Championships: Boys start chasing medals in Belgrade

Two days ago, Team USA lifted the winning trophy at the World Women’s Youth Championships in Belgrade. After a short break, the water polo festival in […]
January 5, 2022

Major water polo events in 2022 – UPDATED

The post-Olympic year will be packed with many water polo competitions. The World Championships and the European Championships will be held in 2022. However, it won’t […]
September 5, 2021

Serbian juniors clinch World title in Prague

The great summer of Serbian water polo, which started at the Tokyo Olympics, has continued. Serbia won the gold medal at the 21st World Junior Championships […]
September 4, 2021

Serbia and Italy battle for gold at World Junior Championships

Serbia and Italy will battle for the World crown in Prague tomorrow. The national teams of Serbia and Italy advanced to the final of the 21st […]
September 3, 2021

Serbia, Italy, Hungary and Montenegro jump into semifinals in Prague

Serbia, Italy, Hungary, and Montenegro will play in the semifinals of the World Junior Championships in Prague tomorrow. Hungary ousted Greece, the champion at the previous […]