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Men’s water polo world championship

 

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August 2, 2019

Edoardo di Somma’s journey from coma to world title

Italy has 13 new heroes – 13 water polo players who won the gold medal at the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju. But, one of […]
July 27, 2019

Italy downs Spain and wins first world crown after eight years!

Italy men’s national team became the world champion for the first time since 2011. The Italians defeated Spain 10:5 in the final of the 18th World […]
July 27, 2019

Croatia earns 7th medal at the World Championships

Bronze medal from the men’s tournament at the World Championships in Gwangju goes to Croatia. The Croats defeated Hungary in the match for the 3rd place […]
July 27, 2019

Serbia finishes 5th in men’s competition in Gwangju

Olympic champion Serbia won the 5th place at the men’s water polo tournament of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju. Serbia defeated Australia 13:9 in […]
July 25, 2019

Italy defeats Hungary and joins Spain in the final in Gwangju

Italy is the second finalists of the men’ water polo tournament at the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju. Italy defeated Hungary in the semifinals – […]
July 25, 2019

Spain upsets Croatia to take a medal and Olympic ticket

Spain has produced the biggest upset of the men’s water polo tournament at the World Championships in Gwangju. In the first semifinal match, Spain was better […]
July 25, 2019

Serbia and Australia survive dramas and face off in the game for the 5th place

Serbia and Australia will face off in the match for the 5th place of the World Championship men’s water polo tournament in Gwangju. The two teams […]
July 25, 2019

Andrija Prlainovic: “FINA and LEN don’t treat us like humans.”

Andrija Prlainović, the Total Player runner up of the last two years, gave an extensive interview for the biggest Croatian news portal. He expressed some interesting […]
July 23, 2019

Italy returns into Top 4 teams of the world

Italy defeated Greece 7:6 in the last match of the quarterfinals of the men’s water polo tournament at the World Championships in Gwangju. The Italian team […]
July 23, 2019

Denes Varga leads Hungary to semifinals

The third quarterfinal match of the men’s tournament at the World Championships in Gwangju offered a thrilling finish. Hungary defeated Australia 10:9, by a goal which […]
July 23, 2019

Croatia overcomes big troubles and defeats Germany

As expected, Croatia defeated Germany in the 2nd quarterfinal encounter of the men’s water polo championships. But the titleholder overcame big troubles with a tough opponent […]
July 23, 2019

Spain beats Serbia and reaches World Championships semifinals for the first time since 2009

Spain became the first semifinalist of the men’s water polo tournament at the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju. The Spaniards defeated Olympic and European champion […]
July 23, 2019

The USA team and Montenegro to play for the 9th place

The games for the 9-16 classification were played in the morning session of the 5th day of the men’s water polo tournament at the World Championships […]
July 21, 2019
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Australia edges out Montenegro in a penalty shootout

Australia will be the only non-European team in the quarterfinals of the men’s water polo tournament at the World Championships in Gwangju. Australia, which won bronze […]
July 19, 2019

Serbia downs Greece to join Croatia, Hungary and Italy in the quarterfinals

Great excitements and big matches at the men’s water polo tournament at the World Championships in Gwangju are getting closer. The Group Stage was completed today. […]
July 19, 2019

France dominates the beach water polo tournament for men in Gwangju

The first FINA World Championships beach water polo tournament was ended at the Nambu University Grounds in Gwangju. The matches for the final ranking in competition […]
July 18, 2019
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The USA team is the first World Champion in beach water polo

The USA women’s team became the first world champion in the beach water polo. The first WCH in this new sport is an exhibition event during […]
July 17, 2019
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Hungary wins and reaches quarterfinals without Denes Varga

Hungary was one of the most successful teams of Day 2 of the men’s water polo tournament at the World Championships in Gwangju. The Hungarians defeated […]
July 15, 2019
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Croatia with no mercy, Serbia and Montenegro share points

Two encounters between squads which are in the circle of the best water polo teams in the world were on the schedule of Day 1 of […]
July 14, 2019

Felipe Perrone: “It is an important moment for Spain’s water polo to achieve a good result in Gwangju”

What better introduction to give to Felipe Perrone than to say he is the Total Player 2018. Find out more about his expectations for this World […]
July 12, 2019

Gwangju 2019 preview (part IV): Does Italy have an easy task?

The Italians will be the favorite in Group D of the men’s tournament at the World Championships in Gwangju. But, they have to be cautious in […]
July 12, 2019
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Dusan Mandic: “Our goal remains the same – win the gold medal!”

Serbia’s water polo team went to Gwangju without seven main players, but they still feature a mighty roster led by Milos Cuk, Nikola Jaksic and our […]
July 12, 2019

Gwangju 2019 preview (part III): Hungary and Spain in a hunt for 1st place in Group C and for medals

Two strong European teams and two squads that haven’t big chances to secure themselves spots among top 8 teams will play in Group C of the […]
July 11, 2019

Gwangju 2019 preview (part II): Croatia wants to replay Budapest golden story

World champion for men Croatia was drawn in Group B of the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, with three non-European teams Australia, the USA, and Kazakhstan. […]
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