2014 Men's European Water Polo Championship

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2014 Men's European Water Polo Championship
2014 Men's European Water Polo Championship.png
Official logo
Tournament details
Host country  Hungary
Dates 14–27 July
Teams 12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Serbia (6th title)
Runner-up  Hungary
Third place  Italy
Fourth place  Montenegro
Tournament statistics
Matches 44
Goals scored 819 (18.61 per match)
Top scorer(s) Spain Albert Español
(24 goals)[1]

The 2014 Men's European Water Polo Championship was held in Budapest from 14–27 July 2014.[2]

Qualification[edit]

There were 12 teams in the 2014 championships. They qualified as follows:[2]

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 1  Hungary
2012 European Championships 16–29 January 2012 Netherlands Eindhoven 5  Serbia
 Montenegro
 Italy
 Germany
 Greece
Qualifiers November 2012 – April 2014 6  Croatia
 France
 Georgia
 Romania
 Russia
 Spain

Championships[edit]

The structure of the championships is that there were two groups of six teams followed by a knockout phase. The first three teams in each group qualified to compete for the championship, with the first-place teams given a bye to the semifinals. The last three teams in each group played a classification tournament for 7th–12th place.

Draw[edit]

The draw was held on 9 March 2014.[3]

Groups[edit]

Group A Group B

 Montenegro
 Italy
 Greece
 Romania
 Russia
 Georgia

 Serbia
 Hungary
 Germany
 Croatia
 France
 Spain

Preliminary round[edit]

The schedule was announced on 10 May 2014.[4][5]

     Team advances to Semifinals
     Team advances to Quarterfinals
     Team competes in placement matches

Group A[edit]

Team G W D L GF GA Diff Points
 Montenegro 5 4 1 0 62 29 +33 13
 Italy 5 3 2 0 52 30 +22 11
 Greece 5 3 1 1 52 41 +11 10
 Romania 5 2 0 3 43 46 −3 6
 Russia 5 1 0 4 43 63 −20 3
 Georgia 5 0 0 5 31 74 −43 0
14 July 2014
13:00
Report Romania  11 – 6  Georgia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Ćirić (SRB), Taylor (GBR)
Score by quarters: 3–4, 3–1, 2–0, 3–1
Radu, Negrean 3 Goals Jelaca 3

14 July 2014
16:00
Report Montenegro  11 – 6  Greece Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Bender (GER), Fekete (HUN)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 4–1, 3–2, 3–2
Ivović 3 Goals Fountoulis, Vlachopoulos 2

14 July 2014
19:00
Report Italy  13 – 6  Russia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Koryzna (POL), Teixido (ESP)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 4–3, 4–1, 2–1
Giorgetti 4 Goals Stepanyuk, Shepelev 2

15 July 2014
11:30
Report Georgia  6 – 15  Greece Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Galindo (ESP), Dutilh-Dumas (NED)
Score by quarters: 1–4, 1–6, 3–3, 1–2
Franicevic 2 Goals Fountoulis 6

15 July 2014
14:30
Report Russia  7 – 15  Montenegro Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Koryzna (POL), Mercier (FRA)
Score by quarters: 1–5, 2–3, 2–4, 2–3
Timakov 3 Goals Ivović, Klikovak 3

15 July 2014
16:00
Report Romania  4 – 9  Italy Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Margeta (SLO), Franulović (CRO)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 1–3, 1–4, 1–1
Gheorghe 2 Goals Giorgetti, Luongo 2

17 July 2014
11:30
Report Italy  15 – 5  Georgia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Taylor (GBR), Bender (GER)
Score by quarters: 3–2, 5–1, 5–1, 2–1
Figari, Aicardi 3 Goals Jelaca 2

17 July 2014
16:00
Report Greece  12 – 6  Russia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Koryzna (POL), Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 3–3, 1–1, 5–1
Mourikis 3 Goals Stepanyuk 4

17 July 2014
19:00
Report Montenegro  13 – 8  Romania Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Koganov (AZE), Galindo (ESP)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 3–0, 5–2, 3–4
M. Janović, N. Janović 3 Goals Negrean 4

19 July 2014
13:00
Report Georgia  12 – 16  Russia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Mercier (FRA), Bender (GER)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 1–4, 7–4, 1–5
Tsrepulia, Elez 4 Goals Nagaev, Stepanyuk 4

19 July 2014
14:30
Report Romania  9 – 10  Greece Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Koganov (AZE), Fekete (HUN)
Score by quarters: 3–2, 2–3, 2–2, 2–3
Diaconu 4 Goals three players 2

19 July 2014
19:00
Report Italy  6 – 6  Montenegro Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Koryzna (POL), Schwartz (ISR)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 0–1, 2–3, 2–2
Fondelli 3 Goals N. Janović, Ivović 2

21 July 2014
11:30
Report Montenegro  17 – 2  Georgia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Varkonyi (HUN), Mercier (FRA)
Score by quarters: 4–0, 4–0, 4–1, 5–1
Ivović 6 Goals Elez 2

21 July 2014
13:00
Report Russia  8 – 11  Romania Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Franulović (CRO), Fekete (HUN)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 1–3, 2–3, 3–2
Kholod 3 Goals Negrean 5

21 July 2014
19:00
Report Greece  9 – 9  Italy Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Teixido (ESP), Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 0–4, 3–2, 2–1
Vlachopoulos 3 Goals three players 2

Group B[edit]

Team G W D L GF GA Diff Points
 Hungary 5 5 0 0 55 36 +19 15
 Serbia 5 3 1 1 50 34 +16 10
 Croatia 5 2 2 1 46 39 +7 8
 Spain 5 2 1 2 47 41 +6 7
 France 5 1 0 4 36 62 −26 3
 Germany 5 0 0 5 35 57 −22 0
14 July 2014
11:30
Report Croatia  10 – 5  Germany Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Schwartz (ISR), Bianchi (ITA)
Score by quarters: 4–3, 2–0, 3–0, 1–2
three players 2 Goals Schüler 2

14 July 2014
14:30
Report France  5 – 16  Serbia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Toygarli (TUR), Alexandrescu (ROU)
Score by quarters: 1–4, 1–3, 0–3, 3–6
Bodegas, Camarasa 2 Goals Nikić 4

14 July 2014
20:30
Report Spain  9 – 12  Hungary Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Naumov (RUS), Abramović (MNE)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 2–4, 2–3, 3–3
Mallarach 3 Goals Varga 5

15 July 2014
13:00
Report Germany  7 – 12  Serbia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Taccini (ITA), Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 1–3, 2–3, 2–3
Real, Nossek 2 Goals Filipović 4

15 July 2014
19:00
Report Croatia  8 – 8  Spain Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Koganov (AZE), Naumov (RUS)
Score by quarters: 3–2, 2–2, 1–2, 2–2
Joković 3 Goals Minguell 4

15 July 2014
20:30
Report Hungary  12 – 7  France Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Kikalishvili (GEO), Toygarli (TUR)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 2–1, 5–1, 3–3
Varga 3 Goals Bodegas 3

17 July 2014
13:00
Report France  11 – 14  Croatia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Dreval (RUS), Abramović (MNE)
Score by quarters: 3–5, 2–3, 3–2, 3–4
Simon, Bodegas 3 Goals Joković 5

17 July 2014
14:30
Report Spain  11 – 8  Germany Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Schwartz (ISR), Stavropoulos (GRE)
Score by quarters: 2–1, 3–2, 3–4, 3–1
Minguell 3 Goals Nossek 4

17 July 2014
20:30
Report Serbia  6 – 8  Hungary Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Bianchi (ITA), Alexandrescu (ROU)
Score by quarters: 0–2, 3–3, 2–2, 1–1
Filipović, Mitrović 2 Goals three players 2

19 July 2014
11:30
Report Spain  13 – 5  France Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Abramović (MNE), Bianchi (ITA)
Score by quarters: 2–0, 3–3, 4–2, 4–0
Español 5 Goals Bodegas 2

19 July 2014
16:00
Report Croatia  8 – 8  Serbia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Naumov (RUS), Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 3–2, 1–2, 2–1
Sukno 3 Goals Filipović 4

19 July 2014
20:30
Report Germany  8 – 16  Hungary Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Toygaru (TUR), Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 3–4, 4–5, 0–3, 1–4
three players 2 Goals Varga 5

21 July 2014
14:30
Report France  8 – 7  Germany Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Alexandrescu (ROU), Bianchi (ITA)
Score by quarters: 1–0, 0–2, 4–4, 3–1
Marzouki 3 Goals Nossek, Schüler 2

21 July 2014
16:00
Report Serbia  8 – 6  Spain Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Naumov (RUS), Koryzna (POL)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 1–0, 1–1, 4–3
Ćuk 2 Goals Español 4

21 July 2014
20:30
Report Hungary  7 – 6  Croatia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Stavropoulos (GRE), Koganov (AZE)
Score by quarters: 0–2, 4–2, 1–1, 2–1
seven players 1 Goals Sukno 2

Final round[edit]

Serbia vs Montenegro semifinal game
Hungary vs Italy semifinal game

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal game
                           
A1   Montenegro 9  
A3   Greece 9  
B2   Serbia 10  
B2   Serbia 13  
  B2   Serbia 12
  B1   Hungary 7
B1   Hungary 8
A2   Italy 8  
A2   Italy 7  
B3   Croatia 7  
5th–6th Bronze medal game
A3   Greece 7 A1   Montenegro 9
B3   Croatia 11 A2   Italy 11

Quarterfinals[edit]

23 July 2014
19:00
Report Italy  8 – 7  Croatia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Koganov (AZE), Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 3–2, 2–2, 2–2
Figlioli, Giorgetti 2 Goals Sukno 3

23 July 2014
20:30
Report Greece  9 – 13  Serbia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Bender (GER), Koryzna (POL)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 3–4, 2–4, 2–2
Vlachopoulos 4 Goals five players 2

Semifinals[edit]

25 July 2014
19:00
Report Italy  7 – 8  Hungary Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Alexandrescu (ROU), Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 1–3, 3–2, 1–1, 2–2
Gallo 2 Goals Hosnyánszky 3

25 July 2014
20:30
Report Serbia  10 – 9  Montenegro Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Stavridis (GRE), Naumov (RUS)
Score by quarters: 3–5, 1–2, 3–2, 3–0
Mitrović 3 Goals Janović 3

Fifth place game[edit]

26 July 2014
13:30
Report Croatia  11 – 7  Greece Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Bianchi (ITA), Fekete (HUN)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 3–0, 3–2, 3–2
Joković 3 Goals Fountoulis 3

Bronze medal game[edit]

27 July 2014
18:30
Report Italy  11 – 9  Montenegro Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Stavridis (GRE), Koganov (AZE)
Score by quarters: 1–3, 5–3, 2–2, 3–1
Giorgetti 4 Goals M. Janović 3

Final[edit]

27 July 2014
20:30
Report Hungary  7 – 12  Serbia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Margeta (SLO), Alexandrescu (ROU)
Score by quarters: 1–3, 1–4, 4–2, 1–3
Vámos 3 Goals Gocić 3

7th–12th Classification[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals 7th–8th
                           
A4   Romania 15  
A6   Georgia 6  
B5   France 8  
B5   France 10  
  A4   Romania 7
  B4   Spain 8
B4   Spain 16
A5   Russia 8  
B6   Germany 8  
B6   Germany 9  
11th–12th 9th–10th
A6   Georgia 8 B5   France 13
A5   Russia 9 B6   Germany 14

7th–12th Quarterfinals[edit]

23 July 2014
16:00
Report Russia  8 – 9  Germany Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Franulović (CRO), Bianchi (ITA)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 4–2, 1–3, 2–3
Stepanyuk 3 Goals Real 2

23 July 2014
17:30
Report Georgia  6 – 10  France Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Fekete (HUN), Ćirić (SRB)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 1–3, 2–3, 1–2
six players 1 Goals Bodegas 4

7th–12th Semifinals[edit]

25 July 2014
14:30
Report Germany  8 – 16  Spain Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Fekete (HUN), Koryzna (POL)
Score by quarters: 3–5, 1–4, 2–3, 2–4
three players 2 Goals Español 7

25 July 2014
16:00
Report France  8 – 15  Romania Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Toygaru (TUR), Franulović (CRO)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 1–3, 1–6, 3–3
Bodegas 3 Goals Negrean 5

Eleventh place game[edit]

25 July 2014
17:30
Report Russia  9 – 8  Georgia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Galindo (ESP), Schwartz (ISR)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 2–2, 2–1, 3–3
Stepanyuk 4 Goals Elez, Jelaca 2

Ninth place game[edit]

26 July 2014
10:30
Report Germany  14 – 13  France Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Ćirić (SRB), Koryzna (POL)
Score by quarters: 4–3, 4–6, 4–3, 2–1
Nossek 4 Goals Camarasa 5

Seventh place game[edit]

26 July 2014
12:00
Report Spain  8 – 7  Romania Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Bender (GER), Naumov (RUS)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 1–3, 2–1, 2–2
García 3 Goals Radu 3

Statistics[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Name Team Goals Shots %
1 Albert Español  Spain 24 51 47.1%
2 Mickael Bodegas  France 20 38 52.6%
Konstantin Stepanyuk  Russia 20 38 52.6%
4 Aleksandar Ivović  Montenegro 19 40 47.5%
5 Tiberiu Negrean  Romania 18 41 43.9%
6 Filip Filipović  Serbia 17 34 50%
Heiko Nossek  Germany 17 43 39.5%
Alex Giorgetti  Italy 17 44 38.6%
9 Ioannis Fountoulis  Greece 16 37 43.2%
10 Cosmin Radu  Romania 14 27 51.9%
Sandro Sukno  Croatia 14 38 36.8%
Maro Joković  Croatia 14 41 34.1%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Top scorer
  2. ^ a b "Budapest 2014 men's qualifiers to start". waterpoloworld.com. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Draw – European Water Polo Championships – Budapest 2014". vlv.hu. 9 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Budapest 2014 programme finalized". waterpoloworld.com. 2014-05-10. 
  5. ^ Match schedule

External links[edit]