FINA Communication Department

The Netherlands and Russia disputed their second round game of the FINA Women's Water Polo World League 2017 European preliminaries yesterday evening, December 20, in Utrecht (NED).

In the only match of the night, Group A's Russia defeated the Netherlands 15-12 despite a difficult first quarter (2-2, 5-4, 4-1, 5-4).

The other game of the second round was played on November 22 (Italy-France, 14-4)

The third round of the European preliminaries will take place next year on January 24. Russia will play Greece in Athens, while Italy will visit the Hungarians in Budapest.