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Water polo at the 2001 World Aquatics Championships – Women's tournament

  (Redirected from 2001 FINA Women's World Water Polo Championship)

The 2001 Women's World Water Polo Championship was the fifth 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 18 to 27 July 2001 in the Nishi Civic Pool, and was incorporated into the 2001 World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka, Japan.

2001 World Water Polo Championship
9th FINA World Aquatics Championships
Location Japan
Date(s)18–27 July
Category2001 World Aquatics Championships
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The draw for the water polo tournament took place on 16 April 2001 in Fukuoka. Prior to the start of the competition, Australia were ranked number one in the world.

Contents

TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   United States 9 5 4 1 0 50 16 +34
2.   Russia 8 5 4 0 1 55 17 +38
3.   Italy 7 5 3 1 1 58 35 +22
4.   Kazakhstan 4 5 2 0 3 30 39 –9
5.   Brazil 2 5 1 0 4 22 51 –29
6.   New Zealand 0 5 0 0 5 16 73 –57

Group BEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   Hungary 10 5 5 0 0 35 19 +16
2.   Australia 6 5 3 0 2 32 22 +10
3.   Canada 6 5 3 0 2 28 23 +5
4.   Greece 6 5 3 0 2 28 27 +1
5.   Netherlands 2 5 1 0 4 21 34 –13
6.   Japan 0 5 0 0 5 19 38 –19

Final roundEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
July 25 – Fukuoka
 
 
  United States10
 
July 26 – Fukuoka
 
  Greece3
 
  United States6
 
July 25 – Fukuoka
 
  Italy8
 
  Italy4
 
July 27 – Fukuoka
 
  Australia1
 
  Italy7
 
July 25 – Fukuoka
 
  Hungary3
 
  Russia8
 
July 26 – Fukuoka
 
  Canada9
 
  Canada3
 
July 25 – Fukuoka
 
  Hungary4 Third place
 
  Kazakhstan5
 
July 27 – Fukuoka
 
  Hungary12
 
  United States5
 
 
  Canada6
 

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.