1926 Men's European Water Polo Championship

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1926 Men's European Water Polo Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Hungary
Dates 18–22 August
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Hungary (1st title)
Runner-up  Sweden
Third place  Germany
Fourth place  Belgium
Tournament statistics
Matches 6
Goals scored 44 (7.33 per match)

The 1926 Men's European Water Polo Championship was the 1st edition of the event,[1] organised by the Europe's governing body in aquatics, the Ligue Européenne de Natation. The event took place between 18–22 August in Budapest, Hungary as an integrated part of the 1926 European Aquatics Championships.

Teams[edit]

Main round[edit]

Team G W D L GF GA Diff Points
1.  Hungary[2] 3 3 0 0 16 3 +13 6
2.  Sweden 3 1 1 1 10 10 0 3
3.  Germany 3 1 0 2 11 17 −6 2
4.  Belgium 3 0 1 2 7 14 −7 1
  • First round

18 August 1926 Hungary  8–1  Germany


  • Second round

19 August 1926 Germany  6–4  Belgium


  • Third round

20 August 1926 Hungary  5–0  Belgium

20 August 1926 Sweden  5–4  Germany


  • Fourth round

21 August 1926 Belgium  3–3  Sweden


  • Fifth round

22 August 1926 Hungary  3–2  Sweden


Final ranking[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Levinson, David; Christensen, Karen (1996). Encyclopedia of world sport: from ancient times to the present, Volume 2. ABC-CLIO. p. 768. ISBN 0874368197. 
  2. ^ Smith, J. R. (1936). Playing and coaching water polo. Los Angeles, Calif: Interscholastic sports Pub. Co. p. 6

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