1997 Women's European Water Polo Championship

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The 1997 Women's European Water Polo Championship was the seventh edition of the European Water Polo Championship, organised by the Ligue Européenne de Natation. The event took place in Seville, Spain from August 13 to August 22, 1997, part of the European LC Championships 1997.

Teams[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

GROUP A[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Greece 10 5 5 0 0 43 19 +24
2.  Hungary 8 5 4 0 1 70 14 +56
3.  Germany 6 5 3 0 2 30 31 –1
4.  France 4 5 2 0 3 34 41 –7
5.  Yugoslavia 2 5 1 0 4 24 50 –26
6.  Czech Republic 0 5 0 0 5 25 71 –46
  • August 13, 1997
Yugoslavia  5 – 8  Germany
France  2 – 13  Hungary
Greece  12 – 2  Czech Republic
  • August 14, 1997
Hungary  6 – 7  Greece
Germany  8 – 4  Czech Republic
Yugoslavia  5 – 9  France
  • August 15, 1997
Greece  8 – 2  Yugoslavia
Czech Republic  2 – 26  Hungary
France  5 – 7  Germany
  • August 16, 1997
Germany  2 – 10  Hungary
France  4 – 9  Greece
Yugoslavia  11 – 10  Czech Republic
  • August 17, 1997
Czech Republic  7 – 14  France
Greece  7 – 5  Germany
Yugoslavia  1 – 15  Hungary

GROUP B[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Netherlands 10 5 5 0 0 76 22 +54
2.  Russia 7 5 3 1 1 49 25 +24
3.  Italy 7 5 3 1 1 51 28 +23
4.  Spain 4 5 2 0 3 29 30 –1
5.  Great Britain 2 5 1 0 4 25 64 –39
6.  Portugal 0 5 0 0 5 14 75 –61
  • August 13, 1997
Russia  16 – 5  Portugal
Spain  5 – 6  Italy
Great Britain  3 – 21  Netherlands
  • August 14, 1997
Italy  17 – 0  Portugal
Netherlands  12 – 6  Russia
Spain  10 – 4  Great Britain
  • August 15, 1997
Netherlands  22 – 2  Portugal
Great Britain  7 – 14  Italy
Russia  8 – 1  Spain
  • August 16, 1997
Great Britain  1 – 13  Russia
Italy  8 – 10  Netherlands
Spain  10 – 1  Portugal
  • August 17, 1997
Italy  6 – 6  Russia
Spain  3 – 11  Netherlands
Portugal  6 – 10  Great Britain

Quarterfinals[edit]

  • August 19, 1997
Netherlands  13 – 2  France
Russia  9 – 5  Germany
Italy  8 – 7  Hungary
Spain  7 – 6 [aet]  Greece

Play-Offs[edit]

  • August 20, 1997
Germany  10 – 9 [aet]  Greece
Hungary  13 – 2  France

Semifinals[edit]

  • August 20, 1997
Netherlands  7 – 8 [aet]  Italy
Russia  11 – 6  Spain

Finals[edit]

  • August 22, 1997 — Ninth place
Yugoslavia  ?? – ??  Great Britain
  • August 22, 1997 — Seventh place
Greece  9 – 6  France
  • August 22, 1997 — Fifth place
Hungary  10 – 5  Germany
  • August 22, 1997 — Bronze Medal
Netherlands  10 – 5  Spain
  • August 22, 1997 — Gold Medal
Italy  7 – 6  Russia

Final ranking[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player
    • ???
  • Best Goalkeeper
    • ???
  • Topscorer
    • ???

References[edit]