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Women’s World Water Polo Championships

 

News from the pools around the globe - find out what is making waves in the world of water polo.

July 26, 2019

Team USA makes history winning third straight world title

The United States women’s team makes history. In the final of the 2018 World Championships in Gwangju, the ladies from the USA defeated Spain 11:6. They […]
July 26, 2019

Australia edges out Hungary and takes bronze

Australia won the bronze medal at the women’s World Championship in Gwangju, by defeating Hungary in the match for the third place, by a goal – […]
July 26, 2019

Russia claims 5th place at women’s World Championship

Russia claimed the 5th place at the women’s tournament at the World Championships in Gwangju. The Russians defeated Italy in the game for the 5th position […]
July 24, 2019

Spain advances to the final and qualifies for the 2020 Olympic Games

Spain and the USA will meet in the final of the women’s water polo tournament at the 18th FINA Championships in Gwangju. Spain defeated Hungary in […]
July 24, 2019

Reigning champion freezes Australia to secure a new medal

The USA women’s water polo team will play in the final game of the World Championships for the third time in a row. The Americans, who […]
July 24, 2019

Russia and Italy eyeing the 5th place in Gwangju

Russia and Italy advanced to consolation final for the 5th place of the World Championship women’s water polo tournament in Gwangju. Russia trashed Greece in today’s […]
July 22, 2019

USA, Spain, Australia and Hungary advance to women’s semifinals in Gwangju

The teams of the United States, Australia, Spain and Hungary will play in the semifinals of the women’s water polo tournament at the FINA World Championships […]
July 20, 2019
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The Netherlands beat Canada in a low-scoring thriller

The Netherlands, Hungary, Greece and Australia advanced to the quarterfinals of the World Championships for women, as they defeated their respective opponents in today’s Preliminary Round […]
July 18, 2019
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Russia, Italy, USA and Spain secure spots among the eight best teams

The female teams of the USA, Russia, Spain, and Italy clinched top places in their respective groups at the World Championships in Gwangju and qualified for […]
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 16, 2019
Maddie Musselman

Olympic champion defeats European champion in a clash of giants

The highlight of the Day 2 of the World Championships women’s tournament in Gwangju was an encounter between Olympic and World champion the USA team and […]
July 14, 2019
Rita Keszthelyi

Flood of goals opens women’s water polo tournament in Gwangju

The opening day of the women’s water polo tournament at the 18th World Championships in Gwangju was the day of big wins. More than 200 goals […]
July 12, 2019

Gwangju 2019 preview (part V): Team USA aims 12th world gold in a row

The last part of our Gwangju 2019 preview is the article about the women’s water polo tournament which will start tomorrow. The European teams have been […]
July 9, 2019
A Florist with a Silver Medal Interview with Australia's Keesja Gofers

Keesja Gofers: “I have full confidence in my girls!”

In the women’s very close competition, the Aussie Stingers are definitely a team you want to avoid. One of their star players, Keesja Gofers, shared her […]
July 7, 2019

Sabrina Van der Sloot: “Every team has its weak spot”

Gold medalist and MVP from the Barcelona 2018 European Championships, Silver medalist from Kaan 2015 World Championships, runner up in the Total Player 2018 award… What […]
July 6, 2019

Rita Keszthelyi: “I believe that everyone is beatable”

Two years ago, during the World Championships in Budapest, Rita scored one of the most spectacular goals of the tournament. Here are her thoughts on the […]
July 4, 2019

Beach Water Polo at the World Championships in Gwangju

The idea of Beach Water Polo has been out there for years and FINAlly, we have a chance to witness this variation of water polo as […]
July 4, 2019

Bea Ortiz: “We have a lot to show at this World Championship”

Last year in Barcelona, Bea Ortiz was crowned as the top scorer of the European Championships. She shares her thoughts with us in our World Championships […]