Meet the groups – Group D (division 2)

SLOVAKIA Slovakia first appeared at European Championships much earlier than many later great nations in this sport. Almost a whole century ago or exactly 97 years ago! It was at the 2nd European Championship, played in Bologna 1927. under the name of the country at that time, which was called Czechoslovakia. After 1992. when Slovakia […]

Meet the groups – Group C (division 2)

SERBIA Another european and world water polo superpower, although it has existed as an independent state under its current name only since 2006. Serbian water polo has an immeasurably longer and above all, successful history. Just as in the case of Croatia and Montenegro, Serbian water polo players made their contribution to the great victories […]

Meet the groups – Group B (division 1)

GREECE Greece has been experiencing a water polo boom for the past few years, culminating in the 2021. Tokyo Olympics (officially 2020.) when they won a silver medal, their biggest success to date at the senior level. Until then, the best at the Olympics were in Athens, 2004. (4th place). The Tokyo silver is just […]

Meet the groups – Group A (division 1)

CROATIA The tradition of water polo, as well as the history of the success of this sport in Croatia, is much longer than the state’s independence. Therefore, it is impossible not to mention the role of Croatian players, coaches and clubs in water polo successes even before the independence of Croatia. In all the trophies […]

Meet the competition system

This European Water Polo Championship will be significantly different from previous tournaments in terms of the competition system or the way of playing. Namely, European Aquatics changed the competition system so that it was first tested in tournaments of younger age categories, where it proved to be good and more interesting than the previous one. […]

HOST CITIES – DUBROVNIK AND ZAGREB

CROATIA Awe-inspiring views and scenery. A cuisine known for its many flavours and aromas. Culture and history that will inspire you. People you will remember fondly. Croatia is much more than just the name. Croatia occupies the largest area of the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea which, as a part of the Mediterranean Sea, […]

EUROPEAN AQUATICS BEVESTIGT DE SCHEMA’S VAN DE EUROPESE WATERPOLOKAMPIOENSCHAPPEN 2024

European Aquatics is verheugd om de schema’s van de Europese waterpolokampioenschappen van 2024 te onthullen, na bevestiging dat Eindhoven (NED) en Zagreb/Dubrovnik (CRO) het toernooi in januari samen zullen organiseren. Het Topwaterpolotoernooi zal in drie steden van start gaan: het manenntoernooi begint op 4 januari in Zagreb en Dubrovnik, terwijl het vrouwenevenement een dag later […]

EK WATERPOLOVROUWEN IN EINDHOVEN

EK waterpolovrouwen in Eindhoven Het EK Waterpolo voor vrouwen wordt van 5 tot en met 13 januari 2024 in het Pieter van den Hoogenband Zwemstadion in Eindhoven gespeeld. Het EK voor vrouwen én mannen zou in die periode in Netanya (Israël) plaatsvinden, maar vanwege de oorlog moest European Aquatics, de Europese zwembond, in allerijl op […]

NEDERLANDSE WATERPOLODAMES LOTEN VERENIGDE STATEN, KAZACHSTAN EN BRAZILIË OP WK

De Nederlandse waterpolovrouwen zijn op het wereldkampioenschap in Doha (Qatar) in de A-poule gekoppeld aan de Verenigde Staten, Kazachstan en Brazilië. Het team van bondscoach Evangelos Doudesis is titelverdediger. De loting werd onder meer verricht door international Brigitte Sleeking. “Het afgelopen WK in Fukuoka was een groot succes voor ons. In Doha gaan we zeker […]