2005 FINA Men's Water Polo World League

The 2005 FINA Men's Water Polo World League was the fourth edition of the annual event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the FINA. After a preliminary round and a semifinal round, the Super Final was held in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.[1]

Preliminary roundEdit

Five teams from each pool advanced to the semifinal round. The semifinal round hosts (Canada and the United States) were guaranteed qualification, as was the Super Final host (Serbia and Montenegro).

Group AEdit

Rank Team G W L GF GA Diff Points
1   Hungary 6 6 0 93 40 +53 18
2   Spain 6 4 2 70 51 +19 14
3   Russia 6 4 2 56 51 +5 14
4   Greece 6 4 2 76 56 +20 13
5   Australia 6 2 4 52 29 +23 10
6   China 6 1 5 29 81 –52 8
7   Canada 6 0 6 31 74 –43 6

Group BEdit

Rank Team G W L GF GA Diff Points
1   Serbia and Montenegro 6 6 0 78 36 +42 18
2   Croatia 6 4 2 75 61 +14 14
3   United States 6 4 2 50 51 –1 14
4   Italy 6 3 3 60 51 +9 12
5   Germany 6 3 3 55 58 –3 12
6   Romania 6 1 5 48 62 –14 8
7   Brazil 6 0 6 28 75 –47 6

Semifinal roundEdit

Three teams from each pool advanced to the final round. The final round hosts (Serbia and Montenegro) were guaranteed qualification.

Group AEdit

Rank Team G W L GF GA Diff Points
1   Greece 4 3 1 49 41 +8 10
2   Serbia and Montenegro 4 3 1 43 28 +15 10
3   Germany 4 2 2 37 39 –2 8
4   Spain 4 2 2 52 47 +5 7
5   Canada 4 0 4 23 49 –26 4

Group BEdit

Rank Team G W L GF GA Diff Points
1   Hungary 4 3 1 41 28 +13 10
2   Croatia 4 2 2 38 34 +4 8
3   Russia 4 2 2 31 34 –3 8
4   Italy 4 2 2 33 35 –2 8
5   United States 4 1 3 24 36 –12 6

Super FinalEdit

Group roundEdit

The top two teams advanced to the final, while the next two played for bronze.

Rank Team G W L GF GA Diff Points
1   Serbia and Montenegro 3 3 0 28 23 +5 9
2   Hungary 3 2 1 38 29 +9 7
3   Croatia 3 2 1 31 22 +9 7
4   Germany 3 1 2 26 38 –12 5
5   Russia 3 1 2 25 26 –1 4
6   Greece 3 0 3 23 33 –10 3

5th place matchEdit

Greece   14-9   Russia

Bronze medal matchEdit

Germany   10–8   Croatia

Gold medal matchEdit

Serbia and Montenegro   16–6   Hungary

Final rankingEdit

AwardsEdit

Top Scorer
  Aleksandar Šapić

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "HistoFINA – Water polo medalists and statistics" (PDF). fina.org. FINA. September 2019. p. 40. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 August 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2021.