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Water polo at the 1998 World Aquatics Championships – Women's tournament

  (Redirected from 1998 FINA Women's World Water Polo Championship)

The 1998 Women's World Water Polo Championship was the fourth edition of the women's water polo tournament at the World Aquatics Championships, organised by the world governing body in aquatics, the FINA. The tournament was held from 8 to 16 January 1998 in the Challenge Stadium, and was incorporated into the 1998 World Aquatics Championships in Perth, Australia.

Contents

TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   Canada 8 5 4 0 1 34 25 +9
2.   Russia 7 5 3 1 1 49 28 +21
3.   Australia 7 5 3 1 1 50 28 +22
4.   United States 5 5 2 1 2 36 31 +5
5.   Brazil 3 5 1 1 3 29 44 –15
6.   New Zealand 0 5 0 0 5 27 69 –42

Group BEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   Netherlands 10 5 5 0 0 49 16 +33
2.   Hungary 8 5 4 0 1 48 30 +18
3.   Greece 6 5 3 0 2 32 31 +1
4.   Italy 4 5 2 0 3 48 33 +15
5.   Spain 2 5 1 0 4 15 35 –20
6.   Kazakhstan 0 5 0 0 5 19 66 –47

Quarter finalsEdit

  • Wednesday January 14, 1998
Hungary   5 – 8   Australia
Canada   9 – 12   Italy
Netherlands   9 – 5   United States
Russia   8 – 6   Greece

Semi finalsEdit

  • Thursday January 15, 1998
Italy   10 – 9   Australia
Netherlands   7 – 5   Russia

FinalsEdit

Placing MatchesEdit

  • Thursday January 15, 1998 — 11th place
New Zealand   9 – 7   Kazakhstan
  • Thursday January 15, 1998 — 9th place
Spain   8 – 4   Brazil
  • Friday January 16, 1998 — 7th place
Hungary   10 – 7   United States
  • Friday January 16, 1998 — 5th place
Greece   10 – 9   Canada

Bronze medal matchEdit

  • Friday January 16, 1998
Australia   8 – 5   Russia

FinalEdit

  • Friday January 16, 1998
Italy   7 – 6   Netherlands

Final rankingEdit

MedalistsEdit

Individual awardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player
  •  ???
  • Best Goalkeeper
  •  ???
  • Topscorer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HistoFINA, Volume III: Medallists & Statistics, Women's Water Polo, Before 2008 Season" (PDF). FINA.org (2007/2008 ed.). 2007. Retrieved 2015-07-07.
  • Results
  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)