FINA Communication Department

The team of Saudi Arabia won the third edition of the FINA Men’s Water Polo Development Trophy that was held in Dammam (KSA) on April 23-29, 2011. After finishing first in the respective group of the preliminary round, the local team beat in the decisive match of the tournament Iran by 7-6 (after a penalty shootout). The third place went to Kuwait, easy winner of Chile by 13-5.The participating teams in this third edition were: Algeria, Chile, Iran, Kuwait, Morocco, Netherlands Antilles, Peru, Trinidad & Tobago, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Tunisia.In the first two editions of this competitions – with the participation of national squads normally not present at major international events -, held in 2007 and 2009 in Kuwait City (KUW), the winners were respectively Colombia and Kuwait.

FINAL RANKING

1
Saudi Arabia
2
Iran
3
Kuwait
4
Chile
5
Trinidad & Tobago
6
Singapore
7
Tunisia
8
Peru
9
Netherlands Antilles
10
Morocco
11
Algeria