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The Barcelona City Council stand at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell has hosted this afternoon the presentation of the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships Barcelona 2018. With less than three months to go until the start of the tournament, the major water polo event of the season, numerous players of the Spanish national teams have taken the opportunity to show their support for the
Kinef Kirishi retained their European crown after beating Astraloll CN Sabadell 12-13 in the penalty shootout. The match proved to be a thrilling battle between the best two continental squads, which ended up being decided by Russian hero Ekaterina Prokofyeva (pictured). Kinef’s 3, the most feared player in the pool, was in charge of throwing the final penalty shot and did not miss her change. She
Astralpool CN Sabadell and kinef Kirishi, the latest European champions, will face each other tomorrow in the Euro League final to take home the continental crown. The Spanish squad, champions in 2016, claimed a victory against UVSE Budapest 17-8 whereas the Russians had more trouble defeating Orizzonte in the second semifinal of the day (14-13). The Catalans, who will try to conquer their fifth,
Three European champions will fight today and tomorrow to ad another title to their impressive track record. The scene is Kirishi, host of the Euro League final in 2017. Kinef (pictured), Orizzonte Catania and Astralpool CN Sabadell are the favorites, due to their solid history of triumphs, but UVSE Budapest, 2017 LEN Trophy, will be ready to put up a fight and make history. After the Hungarian
Astralpool CN Sabadell have arrived in Kirishi, where they will make their debut tomorrow in the Euro League Final Four, a competition they have taken part in in seven of the last eight editions. The Catalan squad, helmed by David Palma, eye their fifth continental crowd in a tournament that includes three European champions. The Spaniards haven’t lost a single match this season (26 games). They
31 is the number of players Miki Oca and David Martín, coaches of the Spanish national teams, have used this Winter season. The two Spanish squads that will compete in the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships Barcelona 2018 will come out of this list. The final decision will be make last-minute, as both managers will likely study their options until the Summer. The women’s team have so far
Ferencvaros, led by Marton Vamos, MVP of the latest World Championships in Budapest, renewed their Euro Cup title after defeating in the second match Banco BPM 5-8 at the Manara di Busto Arsizio in Verona. The Hungarian squad made of most of their international experience to dominate the rival. In the first leg the result was 9-8. With an explosive start (0-4 lead), the defending champion
The medals of the 33 rd LEN European Water Polo Championships Barcelona 2018 will be made of acrylic glass and steal and will represent a water polo ball in the water. This afternoon, Barcelona 2018 unveiled the medals in an event held at the Allianz Tower Auditorium in Barcelona, in front of the members of the Organizing Committee and the General Manager of the main event partner, Cristina del
The European Swimming League has unveiled the list of 21 referees who will take part in the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships Barcelona 2018. There will be one per country and the Spanish representative will be the top referee in the country, Xevi Buch, President of the Spanish Referees Association and a well-regarded professional in his field. The list includes four neutral referees
The medals that will be awarded to the three best teams of the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships Barcelona 2018 will be unveiled on Wednesday, Abril 18th, at the Allianz Seguros Auditorium, the main partner of the competition. The event will take place at 12pm and will be attended by the President of the Organizing Committee, Fernando Carpena, and the Vice-Presidents, Marta Carranza and