2004 FINA Women's Water Polo World League

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The 2004 FINA Women's Water Polo World League was the initial edition of an annual tournament organized by the International Swimming Federation (FINA). The tournament was held in Long Beach, California from June 23 to June 27, 2004.

Preliminary round[edit]

  • Games were played with nine-minute quarters and a 10-minute halftime show. There were three minutes in between quarters one and two, and quarters three and four.

GROUP A[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Russia 9 3 3 0 0 31 19 +12
2.  United States 7 3 2 0 1 24 21 +3
3.  Greece 5 3 1 0 2 26 22 +4
4.  Kazakhstan 3 3 0 0 3 12 31 –19

GROUP B[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Italy 9 3 3 0 0 30 20 +10
2.  Hungary 7 3 2 0 1 21 17 +4
3.  Canada 4 3 1 0 2 27 36 -9
4.  Australia 3 3 0 0 3 23 28 -5



Semi Final Round[edit]

  • Saturday June 26, 2004
Greece  8–7  Australia
Canada  10–5  Kazakhstan


Russia  7–8  Hungary
United States  10–9  Italy

Final round[edit]

  • Sunday June 27, 2004
Australia  9–2  Kazakhstan
Greece  5–6  Canada


Russia  14–15  Italy
Hungary  10–12  United States

Final ranking[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player
  • Best Goalkeeper


RANK TOPSCORERS GOALS
1.  Stavroula Kozompoli (GRE) 12
 Tania di Mario (ITA)
3.  Meiania Grego (ITA) 11
 Brenda Villa (USA)
5.  Sofia Konoukh (RUS) 10
 Elise Norwood (AUS)
 Johanne Bégin (CAN)
 Maria Yaina (RUS)
9.  Valerie Dionne (CAN) 9
 Mercedes Stieber (HUN)

Statistics[edit]

  • Total goals: 331
  • Total matches: 20
  • Goals per match: 16.55
  • Total of scorers: 73

References[edit]