29 junio 2016

Trofeo Herceg Novi (MNE) 2016 ESP-HUN-MNE-CRO 23-25/06/2016

23 junio 2016

World League Men SuperFinal World League, Huizhou 2016

 Defending champions Serbia enjoyed a comfortable victory 10-6 (2-0, 3-1, 3-0, 2-5) over the U.S.
to retain the champion's trophy at the FINA Men's Water Polo World League Super Final which
concluded in Huizhou, China, on Sunday.

Tony Azevedo of the United States was named the Best Scorer of the tournament, Greece's
Konstantinos Flegkas received the Best Goal Keeper trophy and Serbia's Branislav Mitrovic
claimed MVP of the Super Final.

In the bronze medal match, Greece beat Italy 11-7, while Australia placed fifth, defeating Japan 12-7.
Water polo powerhouse Serbia grabbed the title for the fourth consecutive year and remained
unbeaten throughout the tournament in Huizhou. The team was defeated once in the European
preliminaries by Montenegro after a 10-10 tie (13-15 after PSO). Montenegro did not make it to
the Super Final.

Final ranking of the 2016 World League

1. Serbia, 2. USA, 3. Greece, 4. Italy, 5. Australia, 6. Japan, 7. Brazil, 8. China

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Seven out of the eight squads of this Super Final will be again in action at the upcoming
Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The Olympic groups’ composition is as follows:

Group A
  • Serbia
  • Greece
  • Brazil
  • Australia
  • Japan
  • Hungary
Group B
  • USA
  • Spain
  • France
  • Montenegro
  • Italy
  • Croatia
In the women’s Super Final, the USA was the best, followed by Spain and Australia in that order.