WPWL Women's Super Final, Day 2: Italy wins close duel with Russia
The United States, Italy and Australia continued their winning streak on the second day of the Women's Water Polo World League Super Final in Shanghai (CHN), while the Netherlands found their form against Brazil 13-5.
Four games were disputed this Wednesday June 10 in the Oriental Sport Centre.
Game 5: AUS 11 - CHN 5 / Quarters: 4-1, 2-2, 4-0, 1-2
AUSTRALIA: Yanitsas Lea, Barr Chloe, Bucking Hannah (2), Lincoln-Smith Holly, Bishop Isobel (1), Knox Bronwen (Captain, 1), Gofers Keesja (1), McGhie Giencora, Arancini Zoe, Southern Ashleigh (1), Halligan Bronte (3), Zagame Nicola (2), Wakendfield Kelsey. Head Coach: Greg McFadden.
CHINA: Yang Jun, Tian Jianing, Mei Xiaohan, Xiong Dunhan, Niu Guannan (1), Sun Yating (Captain, 1), Song Donglun, Zhang Cong, Zhao Zihan (2), Zhang Weiwei, Wang Xinyan, Zhang Jing (1), Peng Lin. Head Coach Ricardo Azevedo.
WPWL Women's Super Final, Day 1: Canada starts with difficult win against the Netherlands
With the top eight teams from the world, the FINA Women's Water Polo World League Super Final 2015 kicked off on June 9 at the Oriental Sports Center, venue of the 2011 FINA World Championships, in Shanghai.
According to FINA rules, Australia, Brazil, Canada, the Netherlands, Italy, Russia, the United States and hosts China qualified for the Super Final out of 16 teams in the World League in 2015.
On Day 1, Canada set the thrilling tone of the FINA Women's Water Polo World League Super Final 2015 with the opening games by edging the Netherlands 15-14 through penalty shootout.