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Water polo at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Women's tournament

The women's water polo tournament at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held in Kazan, Russia from 26 July–7 August.[2]

Water polo at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Women's tournament
Tournament details
Dates 26 July – 7 August
Teams 16 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  United States (4th title)
Runner-up  Netherlands
Third place  Italy
Fourth place  Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches 48
Goals scored 883 (18.4 per match)
Attendance 45,888 (956 per match)
Top scorer(s) Hungary Rita Keszthelyi
(21 goals)[1]
2015 FINA
World Championships

Kazan, Russia
Diving
Individual
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
Mixed 3 m 10 m
Team
High diving
Open water swimming
5 km men women
10 km men women
25 km men women
Team team
Swimming
Freestyle
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
Backstroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Mixed relay
4×100 m freestyle medley
Synchronised swimming
Solo technical free
Duet technical free
Team technical free
combination
Mixed duet technical free
Water polo

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

FormatEdit

The 16 teams were drawn into four groups of four teams and played a round-robin. The best placed team advances to the quarterfinal, while the second-and third best team advance to the playoffs. The last placed team will play in placement games for place 13–16. From the quarterfinals on, a knockout system will be used to determine the winner. The losers of the playoffs and quarterfinals will play in placement games to determine their final position.

MedalsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 3 3 0 0 49 15 +34 6 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   Canada 3 2 0 1 38 22 +16 4 Advanced to playoffs
3   Kazakhstan 3 1 0 2 25 35 −10 2
4   New Zealand 3 0 0 3 12 52 −40 0
Source: SportResult.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
26 July 2015
09:30
Report Canada   15–6   New Zealand Kazan
Attendance: 865
Referees:
Fabio Toffoli (BRA), Tadao Tahara (JPN)
Score by quarters: 5–1, 2–3, 4–2, 4–0
M. Eggens, Fournier 3 Goals Myles 2
26 July 2015
10:50
Report Kazakhstan   7–14   Spain Kazan
Attendance: 993
Referees:
Anne Grandin (FRA), Ni Shi Wei (CHN)
Score by quarters: 0–4, 2–5, 1–1, 4–4
Mirshina 3 Goals Pareja 5

28 July 2015
20:10
Report Spain   23–2   New Zealand Kazan
Attendance: 300
Referees:
Ursula Wengenroth (SUI), Fabio Toffoli (BRA)
Score by quarters: 3–0, 7–1, 5–1, 8–0
Tarragó 6 Goals D. Lewis, Lopes Da Silva 1
28 July 2015
21:30
Report Canada   17–4   Kazakhstan Kazan
Attendance: 240
Referees:
György Kun (HUN), Ni Shi Wei (CHN)
Score by quarters: 4–1, 2–1, 3–2, 8–0
Eggens 5 Goals Mirshina 2

30 July 2015
13:30
Report Canada   6–12   Spain Kazan
Attendance: 321
Referees:
György Kun (HUN), Mark Koganov (AZE)
Score by quarters: 1–5, 2–4, 2–2, 1–1
M. Eggens 2 Goals Pareja 3
30 July 2015
17:30
Report Kazakhstan   14–4   New Zealand Kazan
Attendance: 985
Referees:
Ursula Wengenroth (SUI), Tadao Tahara (JPN)
Score by quarters: 3–0, 4–0, 4–1, 3–3
Akilbayeva 6 Goals D. Lewis 3

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 3 3 0 0 35 14 +21 6 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   Netherlands 3 2 0 1 38 18 +20 4 Advanced to playoffs
3   Greece 3 1 0 2 36 22 +14 2
4   South Africa 3 0 0 3 6 61 −55 0
Source: SportResult.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
26 July 2015
12:10
Report Australia   8–7   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 1,035
Referees:
Massimiliano Caputi (ITA), Sergey Naumov (RUS)
Score by quarters: 2–1, 1–3, 2–1, 3–2
Zagame 2 Goals Tsoukala 4
26 July 2015
13:30
Report South Africa   1–22   Netherlands Kazan
Attendance: 1,049
Referees:
German Moller (ARG), Ursula Wengenroth (SUI)
Score by quarters: 1–6, 0–5, 0–3, 0–8
Versfeld 1 Goals Klaassen 6

28 July 2015
09:30
Report Netherlands   10–9   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 280
Referees:
Boris Margeta (SLO), Radosław Koryzna (POL)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 2–2, 5–2, 1–2
Van der Sloot 4 Goals Plevritou, Roumpesi 2
28 July 2015
10:50
Report Australia   19–1   South Africa Kazan
Attendance: 456
Referees:
Anne Grandin (FRA), Tadao Tahara (JPN)
Score by quarters: 6–0, 3–1, 7–0, 3–0
Southern 5 Goals Versfeld 1

30 July 2015
20:10
Report Australia   8–6   Netherlands Kazan
Attendance: 230
Referees:
Massimiliano Caputi (ITA), Boris Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 2–2, 3–2, 1–2
Southern, Zagame 2 Goals Sevenich 2
30 July 2015
21:30
Report South Africa   4–20   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 130
Referees:
Anne Grandin (FRA), Ni Shi Wei (CHN)
Score by quarters: 1–5, 1–6, 1–4, 1–5
Versfeld, White 2 Goals Asimaki 5

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Italy 3 3 0 0 40 18 +22 6 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   United States 3 2 0 1 39 14 +25 4 Advanced to playoffs
3   Brazil 3 1 0 2 19 36 −17 2
4   Japan 3 0 0 3 13 43 −30 0
Source: SportResult.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
26 July 2015
17:30
Report Brazil   2–13   United States Kazan
Attendance: 1,880
Referees:
Dion Willis (RSA), Viktor Salnichenko (KAZ)
Score by quarters: 0–6, 0–3, 1–2, 1–2
Chiappini, Oliveira 1 Goals Steffens 3
26 July 2015
20:10
Report Japan   3–15   Italy Kazan
Attendance: 2,286
Referees:
Francesc Buch (ESP), Mark Koganov (AZE)
Score by quarters: 0–5, 1–3, 2–2, 0–5
three players 1 Goals Garibotti, Tabani 3

28 July 2015
12:10
Report Italy   10–9   United States Kazan
Attendance: 529
Referees:
Georgios Stavridis (GRE), Cory Williams (NZL)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 2–1, 2–4, 2–2
Bianconi 4 Goals Fattal 5
28 July 2015
13:30
Report Brazil   11–8   Japan Kazan
Attendance: 543
Referees:
Stephane Roy (CAN), Viktor Salnichenko (KAZ)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 2–1, 4–3, 1–2
Chiappini 5 Goals Nakano 3

30 July 2015
09:30
Report Brazil   6–15   Italy Kazan
Attendance: 617
Referees:
Cory Williams (NZL), Viktor Salnichenko (KAZ)
Score by quarters: 0–3, 1–5, 3–3, 2–4
Oliveira 4 Goals Bianconi, Radicchi 3
30 July 2015
10:50
Report Japan   2–17   United States Kazan
Attendance: 729
Referees:
Dion Willis (RSA), Vojin Putniković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 0–4, 0–4, 1–6, 1–3
Nakano 2 Goals Steffens 4

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Russia 3 2 1 0 38 25 +13 5 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   China 3 2 1 0 31 21 +10 5 Advanced to playoffs
3   Hungary 3 1 0 2 37 25 +12 2
4   France 3 0 0 3 12 47 −35 0
Source: SportResult.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
26 July 2015
18:50
Report Russia   16–5   France Kazan
Attendance: 2,164
Referees:
Peter de Jong (NED), Stephane Roy (CAN)
Score by quarters: 5–1, 3–2, 4–1, 4–1
Karimova, Prokofyeva 3 Goals Guillet 3
26 July 2015
21:30
Report Hungary   8–9   China Kazan
Attendance: 200
Referees:
Daniel Flahive (AUS), Nenad Peris (CRO)
Score by quarters: 1–4, 4–1, 2–1, 1–3
Antal 2 Goals Zhao Zihan 4

28 July 2015
17:30
Report France   4–13   China Kazan
Attendance: 1,700
Referees:
Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU), Peter de Jong (NED)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 1–0, 1–6, 1–5
Guillet 2 Goals Niu Guannan 6
28 July 2015
18:50
Report Hungary   11–13   Russia Kazan
Attendance: 2,123
Referees:
Nenad Peris (CRO), Joseph Peila (USA)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 3–4, 4–3, 1–5
Keszthelyi 3 Goals Lisunova 3

30 July 2015
12:10
Report Hungary   18–3   France Kazan
Attendance: 372
Referees:
German Moller (ARG), Stanko Ivanovski (MNE)
Score by quarters: 5–1, 1–1, 7–0, 5–1
Bujka 6 Goals Guillet 2
30 July 2015
18:50
Report Russia   9–9   China Kazan
Attendance: 2,653
Referees:
Georgios Stavridis (GRE), Joseph Peila (USA)
Score by quarters: 3–2, 1–2, 3–2, 2–3
Karimova, Prokofyeva 3 Goals Niu Guannan 4

Knockout stageEdit

Championship bracket
Playoffs Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
    3 August        
1 August
   Spain  5
   United States  12 5 August
     United States  8  
   Hungary  7      United States  8
  3 August
1 August      Australia  6  
   Australia (pen.)  7 (5)
   Brazil  8 7 August
     China  7 (3)  
   China  10      United States  5
  3 August
1 August      Netherlands  4
   Italy  9
   Canada  5 5 August
     Greece  6  
   Greece  8      Italy  5 (4) Third place game
  3 August
1 August      Netherlands (pen.)  5 (5)   7 August
   Russia  9
   Kazakhstan  1    Australia  7 (3)
     Netherlands  10  
   Netherlands  21      Italy (pen.)  7 (5)
 
Playoff between the Netherlands and Kazakhstan was held during a rainstorm
5th place bracket
 
5th–8th place semifinals Fifth place game
 
           
 
5 August
 
 
  Spain 9
 
7 August
 
  China 10
 
  China (pen.) 9 (4)
 
5 August
 
  Greece 9 (3)
 
  Greece (pen.) 12 (4)
 
 
  Russia 12 (3)
 
Seventh place game
 
 
7 August
 
 
  Spain 15
 
 
  Russia 10
9th place bracket
 
9th–12th place semifinals Ninth place game
 
           
 
3 August
 
 
  Canada 7
 
5 August
 
  Hungary 10
 
  Hungary 22
 
3 August
 
  Brazil 7
 
  Kazakhstan 5
 
 
  Brazil 10
 
Eleventh place game
 
 
5 August
 
 
  Canada 20
 
 
  Kazakhstan 4
13th place bracket
 
13th–16th place semifinals 13th place game
 
           
 
1 August
 
 
  New Zealand 11
 
3 August
 
  South Africa 3
 
  New Zealand 7
 
1 August
 
  France 6
 
  Japan 6
 
 
  France 9
 
15th place game
 
 
3 August
 
 
  South Africa 7
 
 
  Japan 15

PlayoffsEdit

1 August 2015
13:30
Report Canada   5–8   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 2,055
Referees:
German Moller (ARG), Vojin Putniković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 1–1, 0–2, 1–2
Valin 2 Goals Charalampidi 3

1 August 2015
17:30
Report Kazakhstan   1–21   Netherlands Kazan
Attendance: 2,150
Referees:
Joseph Peila (AUS), Cory Williams (NZL)
Score by quarters: 0–4, 0–7, 0–6, 1–4
Mirshina 1 Goals Smit 5

1 August 2015
18:50
Report United States   12–7   Hungary Kazan
Attendance: 780
Referees:
Ursula Wengenroth (SUI), Daniel Flahive (AUS)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 4–1, 4–1, 1–4
Fattal 4 Goals Keszthelyi 3

1 August 2015
20:10
Report Brazil   8–10   China Kazan
Attendance: 350
Referees:
Stephane Roy (CAN), Dion Willis (RSA)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 1–3, 4–3, 2–2
Chiappini 5 Goals three players 2

QuarterfinalsEdit

3 August 2015
17:30
Report Spain   5–8   United States Kazan
Attendance: 1,460
Referees:
Massimiliano Caputi (ITA), Georgios Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 0–2, 2–3, 2–1, 1–2
Espar 2 Goals Fattal, Neushul 2

3 August 2015
18:50
Report Russia   9–10   Netherlands Kazan
Attendance: 2,319
Referees:
Nenad Peris (CRO), Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU)
Score by quarters: 1–4, 4–3, 2–1, 2–2
Ivanova, Karimova 3 Goals Megens, Klaassen 3

3 August 2015
20:10
Report Australia   7–7   China Kazan
Attendance: 370
Referees:
Francesc Buch (ESP), Vojin Putniković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 0–1, 4–2, 1–1  PSO: 5–3
seven players 1 Goals Song Donglun, Zhao Zihan 2

3 August 2015
21:30
Report Italy   9–6   Greece Kazan
Referees:
Mark Koganov (AZE), Radosław Koryzna (POL)
Score by quarters: 1–0, 3–3, 3–2, 2–1
Di Mario 4 Goals Charalampidi 3

13th–16th place semifinalsEdit

1 August 2015
10:50
Report New Zealand   11–3   South Africa Kazan
Attendance: 1,357
Referees:
Anne Grandin (FRA), Tadao Tahara (JPN)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 2–0, 4–3, 3–0
Myles 3 Goals three players 1

1 August 2015
12:10
Report Japan   6–9   France Kazan
Attendance: 1,969
Referees:
Fabio Toffoli (BRA), Peter de Jong (NED)
Score by quarters: 3–2, 1–4, 1–1, 1–2
Nakano 2 Goals Guillet 5

9th–12th place semifinalsEdit

3 August 2015
12:10
Report Canada   7–10   Hungary Kazan
Attendance: 274
Referees:
Ursula Wengenroth (SUI), Cory Williams (NZL)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 2–2, 3–2, 1–4
Wright 2 Goals Keszthelyi 4

3 August 2015
13:30
Report Kazakhstan   5–10   Brazil Kazan
Attendance: 155
Referees:
Anne Grandin (FRA), Ni Shi Wei (CHN)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 0–4, 2–4, 2–0
Mirshina 3 Goals Chiappini 3

5th–8th place semifinalsEdit

5 August 2015
15:30
Report Spain   9–10   China Kazan
Attendance: 297
Referees:
Joseph Peila (USA), Joseph Peila (AUS)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 2–1, 2–4, 2–2
Forca 3 Goals Song Donglun, Zhao Zihan 4

5 August 2015
17:00
Report Greece   12–12   Russia Kazan
Attendance: 690
Referees:
Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU), György Kun (HUN)
Score by quarters: 4–3, 1–4, 3–2, 4–3  PSO: 4–3
Roumpesi 3 Goals Ivanova 4

SemifinalsEdit

5 August 2015
20:30
Report United States   8–6   Australia Kazan
Attendance: 1,007
Referees:
Boris Margeta (SLO), Georgios Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 3–3, 1–0, 2–1
Fattal, Steffens 2 Goals six players 1

5 August 2015
22:00
Report Italy   5–5   Netherlands Kazan
Attendance: 717
Referees:
Sergey Naumov (RUS), Nenad Peris (CRO)
Score by quarters: 0–2, 1–3, 1–0, 3–0  PSO: 4–5
Radicchi 2 Goals Megens 4

15th place gameEdit

3 August 2015
09:30
Report South Africa   7–15   Japan Kazan
Attendance: 329
Referees:
Peter de Jong (NED), German Moller (ARG)
Score by quarters: 0–2, 0–2, 3–8, 4–3
White 2 Goals Nakano 4

13th place gameEdit

3 August 2015
10:50
Report New Zealand   7–6   France Kazan
Attendance: 400
Referees:
Dion Willis (RSA), Stephane Roy (CAN)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 3–2, 1–2, 2–0
Myles 2 Goals Millot, Tardy 2

Eleventh place gameEdit

5 August 2015
10:50
Report Canada   20–4   Kazakhstan Kazan
Attendance: 235
Referees:
Anne Grandin (FRA), Cory Williams (NZL)
Score by quarters: 4–1, 5–1, 5–2, 6–0
M. Eggens 5 Goals Mirshina 2

Ninth place gameEdit

5 August 2015
12:10
Report Hungary   22–7   Brazil Kazan
Attendance: 205
Referees:
Ursula Wengenroth (SUI), Dion Willis (RSA)
Score by quarters: 5–2, 6–2, 6–0, 5–3
Keszthelyi 5 Goals Chiappini, Zablith 2

Seventh place gameEdit

7 August 2015
14:00
Report Spain   15–10   Russia Kazan
Attendance: 1,336
Referees:
Radoslaw Korzyna (POL), Nenad Peris (CRO)
Score by quarters: 5–3, 3–4, 4–1, 3–2
Tarragó 4 Goals Ivanova 3

Fifth place gameEdit

7 August 2015
15:30
Report China   9–9   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 940
Referees:
Mark Koganov (AZE), György Kun (HUN)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 1–3, 2–1, 2–3  PSO: 4–3
Niu Guannan 5 Goals Asimaki 4

Third place gameEdit

7 August 2015
20:30
Report Australia   7–7   Italy Kazan
Attendance: 1,508
Referees:
Francesc Buch (ESP), Vojin Putniković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 1–2, 2–0, 2–2  PSO: 3–5
Southern, Webster 2 Goals Di Mario 3

FinalEdit

7 August 2015
22:00
Report United States   5–4   Netherlands Kazan
Attendance: 2,305
Referees:
Sergey Naumov (RUS), Massimiliano Caputi (ITA)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 2–1, 3–1, 0–1
Fattal 2 Goals Megens 2

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team
    United States
    Netherlands
    Italy
4   Australia
5   China
6   Greece
7   Spain
8   Russia
9   Hungary
10   Brazil
11   Canada
12   Kazakhstan
13   New Zealand
14   France
15   Japan
16   South Africa

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit