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.   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 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 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   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 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   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   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   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