FINA Postpones Women’s Water Polo Olympic Qualifier In Coronavirus Emergency

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FINA has Postponed the Women’s Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament scheduled for Trieste in Italy from March 8-15 as a result of the coronavirus emergency.

The event is the latest of many sports events around the world to be either postponed or cancelled altogether. The tournament has been put back to provisional dates of May 17-24. A decision will be taken to confirm or move the tournament to another venue on April 20.

The FINA statement:

Due to the worldwide disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the FINA Executive, after consulting with the FINA Technical Water Polo Committee, decided to postpone the FINA Women’s Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, initially scheduled in Trieste (ITA), from March 8-15, 2020.

The new dates of the tournament are May 17-24, 2020. One month before, on April 20, it will be decided if the competition can still be held in Trieste (ITA), or if another Organiser is staging the event.

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