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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 FINA Women's World Water Polo Championships was the fifth edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the FINA. The tournament was held from July 18 to July 27, and incorporated in the 2001 World Aquatics Championships, held in Fukuoka, Japan. The draw for the water polo tournament took place on April 16, 2001 in Fukuoka.

2001 World Water Polo Championship
9th FINA World Aquatics Championships
Location  Japan
Date(s) 18-27 July
Category 2001 World Aquatics Championships
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Australia were ranked number one in the world prior to the start of the competition at the Nishi Civic Pool.

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-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
July 25 – Fukuoka        
   United States  10
July 26 – Fukuoka
   Greece  3  
   United States  6
July 25 – Fukuoka
     Italy  8  
   Italy  4
July 27 – Fukuoka
   Australia  1  
   Italy  7
July 25 – Fukuoka
     Hungary  3
   Russia  8
July 26 – Fukuoka
   Canada  9  
   Canada  3 Third place
July 25 – Fukuoka
     Hungary  4  
   Kazakhstan  5    United States  5
   Hungary  12      Canada  6
July 27 – Fukuoka

Final rankingEdit

MedalistsEdit

Individual awardsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit