2006 FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup

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The 2006 FINA Women's Water Polo World Cup was the fourteenth edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the International Swimming Federation (FINA). The event took place in Tianjin, PR China from August 8 to August 13, 2006. Participating teams were the eight best teams from the last World Championships in Montreal, Canada (2005). The top-five qualified for the 2007 World Aquatics Championships in Melbourne, Australia.

Teams[edit]

Squads[edit]

 Australia[edit]

 China[edit]

 Greece[edit]

 Hungary[edit]

 Italy[edit]

 Russia[edit]

 United States[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

GROUP A[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  United States 6 3 3 0 0 42 24 +18
2.  Russia 4 3 2 0 1 42 26 +16
3.  Greece 2 3 1 0 2 25 38 –13
4.  China 0 3 0 0 3 21 42 –21
  • August 8, 2006
United States  11 – 10  Russia
China  7 – 10  Greece
  • August 9, 2006
United States  17 – 7  Greece
China  7 – 18  Russia
  • August 10, 2006
Russia  14 – 8  Greece
United States  14 – 7  China

GROUP B[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Australia 6 3 3 0 0 28 19 +9
2.  Italy 4 3 2 0 1 24 23 +1
3.  Hungary 2 3 1 0 2 23 26 –3
4.  Canada 0 3 0 0 3 26 33 –7
  • August 8, 2006
Hungary  7 – 8  Italy
Australia  12 – 8  Canada
  • August 9, 2006
Hungary  10 – 9  Canada
Australia  7 – 5  Italy
  • August 10, 2006
Italy  11 – 9  Canada
Hungary  6 – 9  Australia

Quarterfinals[edit]

  • August 11, 2006
Greece  7 – 11  Italy
Russia  7 – 5  Hungary

Semifinals[edit]

  • August 12, 2006
United States  7 [4] – 7 [5]  Italy
Australia  10 – 9  Russia

Finals[edit]

  • August 11, 2006 — Seventh place
China  7 – 11  Canada
  • August 12, 2006 — Fifth place
Greece  7 – 16  Hungary
  • August 13, 2006 — Bronze Medal
United States  8 – 9  Russia
  • August 13, 2006 — Gold Medal
Australia  10 – 7  Italy



Final ranking[edit]


The top-five qualified for the 2007 World Water Polo Championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Individual awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player

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Best Goalkeeper

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Top Scorer

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References[edit]