PR 3 - Italy and Hungary victorious after first preliminary round in Europe
Lausanne (SUI), January 23, 2013 – The first round of the European tournament of the 2013 FINA Women’s Water Polo World League was held today.
Hungary (Group A) defeated Spain 12-9 in Mataro (ESP) while the Italians (Group B) eclipsed the Dutch squad 12-6 in Alphen aan den Rijn (NED).
The second round will take place on January 26 with Hungary facing Greece in Eger (HUN) and Italy playing Russia in Cetania (ITA). There are six rounds of games in the women’s European tournament.
The Asia/Oceania tournament will kick off on May 9th in Auckland (NZL), followed by the Americas tournament on May 24th in the USA (city to be confirmed).
The women’s World League Super Final will be organised in Beijing (CHN) from June 3-8, 2013.