2002 FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup

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The 2002 FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup was the thirteenth edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the International Swimming Federation (FINA). The event took place in Perth, Australia from 10 to 15 December 2002. Participating teams were the eight best teams from the last World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan (2001). The top-five qualified for the 2003 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona, Spain.

Teams[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

GROUP A[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Russia 4 3 2 0 1 24 22 +2
2.  Canada 4 3 2 0 1 21 20 +1
3.  Italy 3 3 1 1 1 25 24 +1
4.  Greece 1 3 0 1 2 17 21 –4
  • 10 December 2002
Russia  9 – 7  Canada
Italy  8 – 8  Greece
  • 11 December 2002
Canada  6 – 4  Greece
Italy  10 – 8  Russia
  • 12 December 2002
Russia  7 – 5  Greece
Canada  8 – 7  Italy

GROUP B[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  United States 5 3 2 1 0 24 9 +15
2.  Hungary 5 3 2 1 0 20 12 +8
3.  Australia 2 3 1 0 2 15 21 –6
4.  Kazakhstan 0 3 0 0 3 11 28 –17
  • 10 December 2002
Hungary  5 – 5  United States
Australia  9 – 6  Kazakhstan
  • 11 December 2002
Australia  3 – 7  Hungary
United States  11 – 1  Kazakhstan
  • 12 December 2002
Hungary  8 – 4  Kazakhstan
Australia  3 – 8  United States

Quarterfinals[edit]

  • 13 December 2002
Canada  9 – 3  Australia
Hungary  7 – 6  Italy

Semifinals[edit]

  • 14 December 2002
Russia  6 – 8  Hungary
United States  6 – 4  Canada

Finals[edit]

  • 13 December 2002 – Seventh place
Greece  7 – 1  Kazakhstan
  • 14 December 2002 – Fifth place
Australia  9 – 10  Italy
  • 15 December 2002 – Bronze Medal
Canada  6 – 5  Russia
  • 15 December 2002 – Gold Medal
Hungary  8 – 7  United States



Final ranking[edit]


The top-five qualified for the 2003 World Water Polo Championship in Barcelona, Spain.

Individual awards[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player
    • ???
  • Best Goalkeeper
    • ???
  • Top Scorer
    • ???

References[edit]