WATER POLO: Play concluded at the 2019 Water Polo World Championships, with Greece’s men finishing in seventh place, while the women ended in eighth place, after both teams lost in the quarterfinals to the eventual champions.
WATER POLO: Greece’s men’s national water polo team fell 9-3 to Serbia in the last game of group play at the 2019 World Championships, and the Greeks will now face the USA for a spot in the quarterfinals.
WATER POLO: Greece’s women’s national water polo team wrapped up group play at the 2019 World Championships with a 13-7 win over Kazakhstan, and will now face China for a chance to reach their eighth consecutive World Championship quarterfinal.
WATER POLO: The Greek women’s national water polo team did not get off to a good start at the World Championships, as the 2011 world champions were destroyed 14-4 by Spain in the opening match of group play.
WATER POLO: Despite a late Olympiacos comeback to tie the game at 10-10 with three unanswered goals, Hungary’s FTC Telekom Budapest won on penalties to be crowned European champions for the first time in club history.