1983 FINA Men's Water Polo World Cup

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The 1983 FINA Men's Water Polo World Cup was the third edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the International Swimming Federation (FINA). The event took place in Malibu, United States. The eight participating teams played a round robin to decide the winner of what would be a bi-annual event until 1999.

Results Matrix[edit]

 URS  FRG  ITA  USA  ESP  NED  HUN  CUB

Soviet Union
6 – 5 6 – 6 7 – 6 7 – 8 11 – 7 10 – 6 13 – 9

West Germany
5 – 6 9 – 8 7 – 3 8 – 6 9 – 9 8 – 8 11 – 7

Italy
6 – 6 8 – 9 6 – 6 8 – 5 6 – 6 9 – 7 8 – 7

United States
6 – 7 3 – 7 6 – 6 5 – 5 7 – 6 9 – 9 11 – 8

Spain
8 – 7 6 – 8 5 – 8 5 – 5 8 – 9 9 – 8 11 – 11

Netherlands
7 – 11 9 – 9 6 – 6 6 – 7 9 – 8 11 – 11 10 – 12

Hungary
6 – 10 8 – 8 7 – 9 9 – 9 8 dash; 9 11 – 11 8 – 8

Cuba
9 – 13 7 – 11 7 – 8 8 – 11 11 – 11 12 – 10 8 – 8


Final standings[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Soviet Union 11 7 5 1 1 60 47 +13
2.  West Germany 10 7 4 2 1 57 47 +10
3.  Italy 9 7 3 3 1 51 46 +5
4.  United States 7 7 2 3 2 47 48 –1
5.  Spain 6 7 2 2 3 52 56 –4
6.  Netherlands 5 7 1 3 3 58 64 –6
7.  Hungary 4 7 0 4 3 57 64 –7
8.  Cuba 4 7 1 2 4 62 72 –10

Final ranking[edit]