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2006 FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup

The 2006 FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup was the fourteenth edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the International Swimming Federation (FINA). The event took place in Tianjin, PR China from August 8 to August 13, 2006. Participating teams were the eight best teams from the last World Championships in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2005). The top-five qualified for the 2007 World Aquatics Championships in Melbourne, Australia.

Contents

TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

  AustraliaEdit

  ChinaEdit

  GreeceEdit

  HungaryEdit

  ItalyEdit

  RussiaEdit

  United StatesEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

GROUP AEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   United States 6 3 3 0 0 42 24 +18
2.   Russia 4 3 2 0 1 42 26 +16
3.   Greece 2 3 1 0 2 25 38 –13
4.   China 0 3 0 0 3 21 42 –21
  • August 8, 2006
United States   11 – 10   Russia
China   7 – 10   Greece
  • August 9, 2006
United States   17 – 7   Greece
China   7 – 18   Russia
  • August 10, 2006
Russia   14 – 8   Greece
United States   14 – 7   China

GROUP BEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   Australia 6 3 3 0 0 28 19 +9
2.   Italy 4 3 2 0 1 24 23 +1
3.   Hungary 2 3 1 0 2 23 26 –3
4.   Canada 0 3 0 0 3 26 33 –7
  • August 8, 2006
Hungary   7 – 8   Italy
Australia   12 – 8   Canada
  • August 9, 2006
Hungary   10 – 9   Canada
Australia   7 – 5   Italy
  • August 10, 2006
Italy   11 – 9   Canada
Hungary   6 – 9   Australia

QuarterfinalsEdit

  • August 11, 2006
Greece   7 – 11   Italy
Russia   7 – 5   Hungary

SemifinalsEdit

  • August 12, 2006
United States   7 [4] – 7 [5]   Italy
Australia   10 – 9   Russia

FinalsEdit

  • August 11, 2006 — Seventh place
China   7 – 11   Canada
  • August 12, 2006 — Fifth place
Greece   7 – 16   Hungary
  • August 13, 2006 — Bronze Medal
United States   8 – 9   Russia
  • August 13, 2006 — Gold Medal
Australia   10 – 7   Italy



Final rankingEdit


The top-five qualified for the 2007 World Water Polo Championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Individual awardsEdit

Most Valuable Player

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Best Goalkeeper

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Top Scorer Tania di Mario

ReferencesEdit