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2008 Men's European Water Polo Championship

The 2008 Men's European Water Polo Championship was the 28th edition of the bi-annual event, organised by the Europe's governing body in aquatics, the Ligue Européenne de Natation. The event took place in the Aquatic Centre Málaga in Málaga, Spain from July 4 to July 13, 2008. The gold medal was won by Montenegro, the silver medal by Serbia and the bronze medal by Hungary.

TeamsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   Montenegro 12 5 4 0 1 48 37 +11
2.   Hungary 12 5 4 0 1 54 32 +22
3.   Croatia 10 5 3 1 1 52 38 +14
4.   Spain 6 5 2 0 3 42 38 +4
5.   Greece 4 5 1 1 3 42 41 +1
6.   Slovakia 0 5 0 0 5 19 71 -52


July 4, 2008

9:30 Slovakia   3 – 12   Greece (1-2, 1-3, 0-2, 1-5)
19:30 Hungary   10 – 9   Croatia (2-1, 3-3, 2-1, 3-4)
21:00 Spain   7 – 8   Montenegro (1-1, 2-2, 2-2, 2-3)


July 5, 2008

11:00 Hungary   19 – 3   Slovakia (5-1, 5-1, 6-1, 3-0)
19:30 Montenegro   11 – 10   Greece (4-3, 1-4, 3-1, 3-2)
21:00 Spain   7 – 11   Croatia (2-4, 2-2, 2-3, 1-2)


July 6, 2008

12:30 Hungary   8 – 3   Greece (3-2, 2-1, 1-0, 2-0)
18:00 Croatia   7 – 6   Montenegro (2-0, 2-1, 0-3, 3-2)
21:00 Slovakia   4 – 12   Spain (2-3, 1-2, 1-2, 0-5)


July 7, 2008

11:00 Croatia   15 – 5   Slovakia (4-0, 3-1, 5-2, 3-2)
19:30 Hungary   9 – 10   Montenegro (2-2, 3-2, 1-2, 3-4)
21:00 Spain   9 – 7   Greece (2-2, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2)


July 8, 2008

9:30 Slovakia   4 – 13   Montenegro (0-3, 1-2, 2-4, 1-4)
18:00 Greece   10 – 10   Croatia (1-0, 2-3, 3-3, 4-4)
21:00 Hungary   8 – 7   Spain (2-1, 2-3, 2-1, 2-2)

Group BEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   Serbia 13 5 4 1 0 68 31 +37
2.   Italy 12 5 4 0 1 55 35 +20
3.   Germany 9 5 3 0 2 39 42 -3
4.   North Macedonia 4 5 1 1 3 35 56 -21
5.   Romania 4 5 1 1 3 37 46 -9
6.   Russia 1 5 0 1 4 35 59 -24


July 4, 2008

11:00 North Macedonia   10 – 6   Romania (3-1, 3-3, 3-2, 1-0)
12:30 Serbia   17 – 5   Germany (2-1, 5-1, 6-2, 4-1)
18:00 Russia   6 – 12   Italy (1-1, 2-2, 1-5, 2-4)


July 5, 2008

9:30 North Macedonia   6 – 23   Serbia (1-7, 1-6, 2-4, 2-6)
12:30 Germany   13 – 4   Russia (3-1, 2-0, 5-2, 3-1)
18:00 Romania   7 – 12   Italy (0-4, 2-3, 3-2, 2-3)


July 6, 2008

9:30 Russia   9 – 9   North Macedonia (1-2, 4-2, 3-5, 1-0)
11:00 Serbia   6 – 6   Romania (1-2, 2-1, 2-2, 1-1)
19:30 Italy   12 – 6   Germany (2-1, 1-1, 4-2, 5-2)


July 7, 2008

9:30 Romania   4 – 8   Germany (1-2, 2-1, 0-3, 1-2)
12:30 North Macedonia   5 – 11   Italy (1-4, 2-2, 1-2, 1-3)
18:00 Serbia   11 – 6   Russia (5-1, 1-2, 2-1, 3-2)


July 8, 2008

11:00 Germany   7 – 5   North Macedonia (1-1, 2-1, 1-1, 3-2)
12:30 Russia   10 – 14   Romania (4-3, 4-3, 1-6, 1-2)
19:30 Italy   8 – 11   Serbia (2-2, 3-1, 3-5, 0-3)

Final roundEdit

Places 7/12Edit

July 9, 2008

16:30 Greece   4 – 9   Russia (0-1, 2-2, 1-3, 1-3)
18:00 Slovakia   6 – 7   Romania (1-2, 3-1, 1-2, 1-2)

July 11, 2008

16:30 Russia   11 – 13   North Macedonia (2-3, 2-3, 2-2, 4-2, 0-1, 1-2)
18:00 Romania   7 – 9   Spain (2-3, 1-3, 1-1, 3-2)

Places 11 / 12Edit

July 11, 2008

12:30 Greece   14 – 8   Slovakia (3-3, 2-1, 4-2, 5-2)

Places 9 / 10Edit

July 12, 2008

9:30 Romania   11 – 6   Russia (2-0, 2-1, 4-3, 3-2)

Places 7 / 8Edit

July 12, 2008

11:00 Spain   15 – 5   North Macedonia (5-2, 2-1, 4-1, 4-1)

QuarterfinalsEdit

July 9, 2008

19:30 Hungary   14 – 8   Germany (5-2, 2-1, 4-3, 2-2)
21:00 Croatia   8 – 7   Italy (4-2, 0-0, 3-2, 1-3)

SemifinalsEdit

July 11, 2008

19:30 Croatia   7 – 9   Montenegro (2-0, 2-4, 2-2, 1-3)
21:00 Hungary   7 – 8   Serbia (0-0, 1-3, 3-1, 3-3, 0-1, 0-0)

FinalsEdit

Places 5 / 6Edit

July 12, 2008

12:30 Germany   7 – 9   Italy (2-3, 3-2, 1-2, 1-2)

Bronze MedalEdit

July 13, 2008

19:30 Hungary   15 – 14   Croatia (3-1, 2-4, 5-5, 3-3, 0-1, 2-0)

Gold MedalEdit

July 13, 2008 -Malaga, Spain  

21:00 Serbia   5 – 6   Montenegro (1-2, 3-0, 0-2, 1-1, 0-1, 0-0)

Final rankingEdit

Individual awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit