2007 FINA Women's Water Polo World League

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The 2007 FINA Women's Water Polo World League was the fourth edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the FINA. Three qualification tournaments were held, before the final round took off in the Parc Jean Drapeau Aquatic Centre in Montreal, Canada, from July 4 to July 8, 2007.

Preliminary round[edit]

Americas[edit]

Held from June 1 to June 3, 2007, in Los Alamitos, United States

  • June 1, 2007
Puerto Rico  4–19  Canada
  • June 2, 2007
United States  20–3  Puerto Rico
  • June 3, 2007
United States  12–5  Canada


Team Points G W D L GF GA
1.  United States 6 2 2 0 0 32 8
2.  Canada 3 2 1 0 1 24 16
3.  Puerto Rico 0 2 0 0 2 7 39

Asia and Oceania[edit]

Held from May 29 to June 3, 2007, in Tianjin, PR China

  • May 29, 2007
Australia  14–6  New Zealand
China  8–6  Japan
  • May 30, 2007
Japan  13–9  New Zealand
China  6–11  Australia
  • May 31, 2007
Japan  2–19  Australia
China  9–8  New Zealand
  • June 1, 2007
Australia  16–8  New Zealand
China  12–11  Japan
  • June 2, 2007
Japan  11–10  New Zealand
China  5–9  Australia
  • June 3, 2007
Japan  1–13  Australia
China  13–7  New Zealand


Team Points G W D L GF GA
1.  Australia 18 6 6 0 0 82 28
2.  China 11 6 4 0 2 53 52
3.  Japan 7 6 2 0 4 44 71
4.  New Zealand 0 6 0 0 6 48 76

Europe[edit]

Held from June 13 to June 17, 2007, in Kirishi, Russia

  • June 13, 2007
Hungary  9–12  Netherlands
Greece  13–11  Spain
Russia  22–9  Germany
  • June 14, 2007
Germany  3–11  Netherlands
Spain  9–4  Hungary
Russia  9–10  Greece
  • June 15, 2007
Netherlands  10–11  Spain
Greece  12–10  Germany
Hungary  6–16  Russia
  • June 16, 2007
Germany  7–9  Spain
Greece  9–8  Hungary
Russia  10–11  Netherlands
  • June 17, 2007
Netherlands  10–9  Greece
Germany  11–14  Hungary
Spain  17–11  Russia


Team Points G W D L GF GA
1.  Greece 12 5 4 0 1 53 48
2.  Spain 12 5 4 0 1 57 45
3.  Netherlands 12 5 4 0 1 54 42
4.  Russia 6 5 2 0 3 68 53
5.  Hungary 3 5 1 0 4 41 57
6.  Germany 0 5 0 0 5 40 68

Final round[edit]

  • Wednesday July 4, 2007
Greece  8–9  Australia
Spain  3–12  United States
China  5–13  Canada
  • Thursday July 5, 2007
United States  9–8  Australia
Greece  12–7  China
Spain  8–9  Canada
  • Friday July 6, 2007
Spain  12–11  Australia
China  2–9  United States
Greece  11–12  Canada
  • Saturday July 7, 2007
Spain  14–7  China
Greece  4–5  United States
Australia  11–8  Canada

Standings[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA
1.  United States 15 5 5 0 0 35 17
2.  Australia 9 5 3 0 2 39 37
3.  Canada 8 5 3 0 2 42 35
4.  Greece 7 5 2 0 3 35 33
5.  Spain 6 5 2 0 3 37 39
6.  China 0 5 0 0 5 21 48

Play-offs[edit]

  • Sunday July 8, 2007
Spain  19–8  China
Canada  4–6  Greece
United States  8–4  Australia

Final ranking[edit]

Individual awards[edit]


RANK TOPSCORERS GOALS
1.  Blanca Gil (ESP) 36
2.  Kate Gynther (AUS) 25
3.  Antigoni Roumpesi (GRE) 21
 Angeliki Gerolymou (GRE)
5.  Evangelia Moraitidou (GRE) 18
 Jennifer Pareja (ESP)
7.  Suzie Fraser (AUS) 17
8.  Nikita Cuffe (AUS) 16
9.  Ekaterina Pantyulina (RUS) 15
 Ágnes Primász (HUN)
 Krystina Alogbo (CAN)
12.  Daniëlle de Bruijn (NED) 14
 María Carmen García (ESP)
14.  Iefke van Belkum (NED) 13
 Yumi Nakano (JPN)

Statistics[edit]

  • Total goals: 600
  • Total matches: 30
  • Goals per match: 20
  • Total of scorers: 119

References[edit]