Italy breezes through to the quarters, Spain downs Montenegro

Italy thrashed Greece and booked their spot in the quarters, while the young Hungarians beat Georgia in an entertaining match on the second day of Division One action at the European Water Polo Championships. Spain brushed off Montenegro’s comeback efforts, while host Croatia stormed to a big win against France. Group A (Dubrovnik): Montenegro v […]

World champions Netherlands down Hungary to march into quarterfinals

Netherlands, Greece, Italy and Spain all booked quarterfinal spots after a second day of spectacular action in Eindhoven, as Hungary suffered a second successive defeat that condemned them to Monday’s crossover round. Group A: Greece 25-8 Croatia, Netherlands 14-11 HungaryGroup B: Italy 12-6 France, Spain 22-7 Israel  The stands were rocking and the noise deafening […]

Great Britain, Czechia, Serbia and Germany book tickets to crossovers

After another morning session packed with thrilling water polo action, four teams – Great Britain, Czechia, Serbia and Germany – confirmed their place in Monday’s crossover round by making it two wins from two, but who finishes top of Group C and Group D will be decided in a series of sensational showdowns on Sunday. […]

Serbia set the tone, Romania snatch crucial win

The first day of the second division tournaments offered no surprises. In Zagreb, Serbia thrashed Israel, and Germany managed to overcome some difficulties to down Malta. In Dubrovnik, Slovakia upended Slovenia, while Romania beat the Netherlands in a crucial match-up. Group C (Zagreb): Serbia v Israel 22-1, Germany v Malta 18-13Group D (Dubrovnik): Slovakia v […]

Wins for Great Britain, Germany, Serbia and Czechia on opening day 

After all the close and exciting drama in Croatia on Thursday, it was Eindhoven’s turn on Friday, and the morning session didn’t disappoint as a series of entertaining encounters saw Czechia, Serbia, Great Britain and Germany emerge with victories.  Group C: Romania 12-13 Czechia, Serbia 13-6 Türkiye  Group D: Slovakia 7-12 Great Britain, Germany 29-9 […]

Eindhoven all set to host a thrilling tournament

Eindhoven is ready to put on a spectacular show of water polo – that was the overriding message from today\’s opening press conference for the 2024 European Championships. European Aquatics Vice President Kyriakos Giannopoulos addressed members of the accredited media on Thursday afternoon to officially welcome all the players, coaches and fans to the city. […]