FINA Communication Department

The European teams disputed the final round of the FINA Women's Water Polo World League 2017 last night in Astrakhan (RUS) and Avezzano (ITA) respectively.

Hungary narrowly defeated Italy 12-10 (3-2, 3-2, 4-2, 2-4), while the Russians crushed Greece 20-11 (5-3, 6-1, 6-4, 3-3).

Both Russia and the Netherlands have 7 points in Group A, but Russia leads the group with a better goal difference (52-41 against 36-38). The Netherlands are also going through to the Super Final thanks to a better win-loss record in Group A, with 3 wins compared to Italy in Group B with 2 wins.

Hungary is the only team from Group B to go to the Super Final, with a clear 4 wins and a total of 11 points.

Final ranking after round 6 (completed)

GROUP A: RUS 7pts (2W, 1Lp, 1L); NED 7pts (1W, 2Wp, 1L); GRE 4pts (1W, 1Lp, 2L)
GROUP B: HUN 11 pts (3W, 1Wp); ITA 7pts (2W, 1Lp, 1L); FRA 0 pt (4L)

The Super Final of the FINA Women's Water Polo World League 2017 will be played from June 6-11 in Shanghai (CHN), while the Intercontinental tournament will be held in Sacramento (USA) from May 2-7.