Greece crush Cuba
FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - GROUP D (MD 2)
Greece’s women’s national water polo team scored their first win of the 2019 World Championships, after beating Cuba 20-4.
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The Greeks got off to a great start, finding themselves ahead 5-0 after the first period of play. They would then extend their lead to 11-0 in the second period, but the Cubans would reduce the deficit to 11-3 by halftime. Greece then went up 16-3 after three periods, and ultimately came out on top 20-4.
Alkisti Avramidou was undoubtedly the MVP, as she led the Greeks with six goals. Eleni Xenaki was also a key contributor, as she scored three goals.
Greece will wrap up group play on Thursday against Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan beat Cuba 9-6 and lost to Spain 18-6 in their previous two group matches.