1999 FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup

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The 1999 FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup was the twelfth edition of the event, organised by the International Swimming Federation (FINA). The event took place in Winnipeg, Canada from May 24 to May 29, 1999. Participating teams were the eight leading teams from the World Championships. The tournament served as a qualifier for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Automatically the first ranked teams from Europe and the Americas, plus one team from the host country, qualified. Other teams could qualify at the 2000 Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament, held from April 22 to April 30 in Palermo, Italy.

Teams[edit]


Preliminary round[edit]

GROUP A[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Italy 4 3 1 2 0 17 7 +10
2.  Hungary 4 3 1 2 0 13 12 +1
3.  Russia 3 3 1 1 1 19 17 +2
4.  Greece 1 3 0 1 2 9 22 –13


  • May 24, 1999
Hungary  1 – 1  Italy
Greece  4 – 7  Russia


  • May 25, 1999
Hungary  8 – 7  Russia
Greece  1 – 11  Italy


  • May 26, 1999
Italy  5 – 5  Russia
Hungary  4 – 4  Greece


GROUP B[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Australia 5 3 2 1 0 21 17 +4
2.  Netherlands 4 3 2 0 1 29 22 +7
3.  United States 3 3 1 1 1 18 20 –2
4.  Canada 0 3 0 0 3 18 27 –9


  • May 24, 1999
United States  4 – 4  Australia
Netherlands  12 – 6  Canada


  • May 25, 1999
Netherlands  6 – 8  Australia
United States  6 – 5  Canada


  • May 26, 1999
United States  8 – 11  Netherlands
Australia  9 – 7  Canada


Semifinals[edit]

  • May 28, 1999
Russia  6 – 8  Canada
United States  9 – 7  Greece


Italy  4 – 7  Netherlands
Australia  6 – 3  Hungary


Finals[edit]

  • May 29, 1999 — Seventh place
Russia  13 – 4  Greece


  • May 29, 1999 — Fifth place
Canada  6 – 4  United States


  • May 29, 1999 — Bronze Medal
Italy  6 – 5 [aet]  Hungary


  • May 29, 1999 — Gold Medal
Netherlands  7 – 6  Australia



Final ranking[edit]


*The Netherlands and Canada qualified for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia

Individual awards[edit]


  • Best Goalkeeper
    • ???


RANK TOPSCORERS GOALS
1.  Marjan op den Velde (NED) 10
2.  Yuliya Petrova (RUS) 9
3.  Ingrid Leijendekker (NED) 8
4.  Karin Kuipers (NED) 6
 Gillian van den Berg (NED)


References[edit]

  • (English) FINA
  • (Dutch) Zwemkroniek Actueel (June 5, 1999)