Russia Jumps To Top Of Group A In Women’s Water Polo World League

May 27, 2012; Newport Beach, CA, USA; General view of a FINA water polo Mikasa ball during the exhibition game between the Hungary and the United States at Newport Harbor high school. The United States defeated Hungary 12-9. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-USA TODAY Sports
Photo Courtesy: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-USA TODAY Sports

The Russians defeated the Greeks 11-10 on Saturday December 1 in Patras (GRE) on the occasion of the third Game Day of the FINA’s Women Water Polo World Leagues European preliminaries.

Following this tight game, 3-5; 4-2; 3-2; 1-1, Russia jumps to the top of Group A with 6 points (2 wins). Greece takes the second position with 3 points (1 win and 1 loss).

Three more games are to be played on Tuesday December 4: Israel will play Russia, Italy and Hungary will meet in Verona (ITA) and France and the Netherlands will play in Chalons-en-Champagne (FRA).

Provisional ranking
GROUP A: 1. Russia 6pts ; 2. Greece 3pts ; 3. Spain 3pts ; 4. Israel 0
GROUP B: 1. Hungary 3pts; 2. Italy 3pts; 3. Netherlands 0; 4. France 0

SCHEDULE of the Game Days available here

The Men’s World League European preliminaries resumes on December 11.

You can follow the pool action and watch most games LIVE streamed or VOD on FINAtv.

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