Olga Kamardina, FINA Correspondent in Russia

The 2017 FINA Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final in Ruza is approaching its climax as the Competition Day 4 confirmed the list for the semi-finals.

Reigning crown Serbia earned its semi-finals trip easily against Japanese, 19-10, and tomorrow shall meet the USA, which will be a re-play of the last year's gold final. Defending vice-champion in their turn, knocked out Russia en route to the semies, seding their home crowd in despair, 8-6. Another fantastic battle will see the 2016 Olympic medalists Croatia and Italy, as in the quarter-finals they routed Kazakhstan, 19-3, and Australia, 13-5, respectively.

FINA Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final 2017

Competition results

Day 4 24 June, 2017 / Competition Day 4 / Quarter-finals

Game 13. 2A – 3B ITA Italy – AUS Australia 13-5 (3-1, 4-2, 4-1, 2-1)

Game 14. 1A – 4B SRB Serbia – JPN Japan 19-10 (4-1, 6-0, 4-3, 5-6)

Game 16. 4A – 1B KAZ Kazakhstan – CRO Croatia 3-19 (0-6, 2-3, 0-6, 1-4)

Game 14. 3A – 2B USA United States of America – RUS Russian Federation 8-6 (2-1, 4-2, 2-1, 0-2)

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Competition schedule of the Competition Day 5 / Semi-finals

Game 17. 16:00 L13 – L16 AUS Australia – KAZ Kazakhstan

Game 18. 17:20 L14 – L15 RUS Russian Federation – JPN Japan

Game 19. 18:40 W13 – W16 ITA Italy – CRO Croatia

Game 20. 20:00 W14 – W15 SRB Serbia – USA United States of America

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