2014 Women's European Water Polo Championship

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For the men's tournament, see 2014 Men's European Water Polo Championship.
2014 Women's European Water Polo Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Hungary
Dates 16–26 July
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Spain (1st title)
Runner-up  Netherlands
Third place  Hungary
Fourth place  Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches 20
Goals scored 374 (18.7 per match)
Top scorer(s) Hungary Rita Keszthelyi
(19 goals)[1]

The 2014 Women's European Water Polo Championship was held in Budapest from 14–26 July 2014.

Qualification[edit]

There were eight teams in the 2014 championships. They qualified as follows:

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 1  Hungary
2012 European Championships 16–29 January 2012 Netherlands Eindhoven 3  Italy
 Greece
 Russia
2014 Women's European Water Polo Championship Qualifiers 16–19 January 2014 4  France
 Great Britain
 Netherlands
 Spain

Championships[edit]

The structure of the championships is that there were two groups of four teams followed by a knockout phase. The first teams in each group automatically qualified to compete for the semis, and the second & third teams played a crossed match to qualify for the semis too. The last teams in each group played a classification playoff for 7th–8th place.

Draw[edit]

The draw was held on 9 March 2014.[2]

Groups[edit]

Group A Group B

 Greece
 Hungary
 Netherlands
 Great Britain

 Italy
 Russia
 Spain
 France

Preliminary round[edit]

The schedule was announced on 10 May 2014.[3][4]

     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
 Netherlands 3 3 0 0 32 23 +9 9
 Hungary 3 2 0 1 39 24 +15 6
 Greece 3 1 0 2 23 28 −5 3
 Great Britain 3 0 0 3 17 36 −19 0
16 July 2014
13:00
Report Great Britain  7 – 9  Greece Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Grandin (FRA), Teixido (ESP)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 3–2, 2–2, 1–3
Gibson-Byrne 3 Goals Tsoukala 3

16 July 2014
17:30
Report Netherlands  12 – 11  Hungary Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Ćirić (SRB), Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 3–3, 4–3, 2–2
Genee, Van der Sloot 3 Goals Keszthelyi 3

18 July 2014
14:30
Report Great Britain  5 – 11  Netherlands Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Dreval (RUS), Taccini (ITA)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 2–2, 1–3, 1–4
Gibson-Byrne 2 Goals Genee 3

18 July 2014
17:30
Report Hungary  12 – 7  Greece Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Teixido (ESP), Franulović (CRO)
Score by quarters: 3–0, 3–3, 3–2, 3–2
Antal 3 Goals Tsoukala, Plevritou 3

20 July 2014
14:30
Report Netherlands  9 – 7  Greece Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Taccini (ITA), Galindo (ESP)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 3–2, 2–3, 1–1
Klaassen 5 Goals Roumpesi 3

20 July 2014
17:30
Report Great Britain  5 – 16  Hungary Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Grandin (FRA), Kikalishvili (GEO)
Score by quarters: 2–5, 1–3, 1–5, 1–3
Temple-Craik 2 Goals Keszthelyi 6

Group B[edit]

Team G W D L GF GA Diff Points
 Spain 3 2 0 1 39 22 +17 6
 Italy 3 2 0 1 35 26 +9 6
 Russia 3 2 0 1 38 28 +10 6
 France 3 0 0 3 14 50 −36 0
16 July 2014
14:30
Report Italy  14 – 4  France Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Dutilh-Dumas (NED), Alexandrescu (ROU)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 4–1, 1–0, 6–2
three players 3 Goals Clomes 2

16 July 2014
16:00
Report Russia  10 – 9  Spain Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Stavropoulos (GRE), Varkonyi (HUN)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 2–3, 3–2, 3–2
Ivanova 4 Goals Tarragó, García 3

18 July 2014
13:00
Report France  4 – 18  Spain Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Kikashvili (GEO), Schwartz (ISR)
Score by quarters: 1–4, 0–6, 1–5, 2–3
Daule 2 Goals Tarragó 6

18 July 2014
16:00
Report Russia  10 – 13  Italy Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Stavropoulos (GRE), Koganov (AZE)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 1–3, 4–5, 3–2
four players 2 Goals Bianconi 4

20 July 2014
13:00
Report Russia  18 – 6  France Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Toygaru (TUR), Dutilh-Dumas (NED)
Score by quarters: 4–1, 6–3, 3–2, 5–0
Prokofyeva, Karimova 5 Goals Guillet, Clomes 2

20 July 2014
16:00
Report Italy  8 – 12  Spain Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Varkonyi (HUN), Ćirić (SRB)
Score by quarters: 1–4, 2–4, 3–3, 2–1
Emmolo 4 Goals Tarragó 5

Final round[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal game
                           
A1   Netherlands (pen.) 12  
A3   Greece 9  
B2   Italy 11  
B2   Italy (pen.) 11  
  A1   Netherlands 5
  B1   Spain 10
B1   Spain 9
A2   Hungary 11  
A2   Hungary 8  
B3   Russia 7  
5th–6th Bronze medal game
A3   Greece 5 B2   Italy 9
B3   Russia 7 A2   Hungary 10

Quarterfinals[edit]

22 July 2014
16:30
Report Hungary  11 – 7  Russia Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Bender (GER), Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 2–1, 4–1, 3–3, 2–2
Antal 3 Goals Grineva 2

22 July 2014
18:00
Report Italy  11 – 9  Greece Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Schwartz (ISR), Alexandrescu (ROU)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 3–2, 1–2, 1–1  OT: 4–2
Di Mario, Bianconi 2 Goals Asimaki 2

Semifinals[edit]

24 July 2014
16:30
Report Hungary  8 – 9  Spain Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Ćirić (SRB), Franulović (CRO)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 3–3, 2–3, 1–1
Keszthelyi 4 Goals García 4

24 July 2014
18:00
Report Italy  11 – 12  Netherlands Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Naumov (RUS), Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 4–4, 2–1, 1–2  OT: 3–4
Garibotti 2 Goals Smit, Van der Sloot 2

Seventh place game[edit]

22 July 2014
15:00
Report Great Britain  5 – 8  France Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Dreval (RUS), Dutilh-Dumas (NED)
Score by quarters: 1–3, 2–1, 1–3, 1–1
Gibson-Byrne 3 Goals Guillet 2

Fifth place game[edit]

24 July 2014
15:00
Report Russia  7 – 5  Greece Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Taylor (GBR), Grandin (FRA)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 3–1, 0–1, 1–0
Prokofyeva 3 Goals five players 1

Bronze medal game[edit]

26 July 2014
16:30
Report Hungary  10 – 9  Italy Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Dutilh-Dumas (NED), Teixido (ESP)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 5–2, 0–2, 3–2
Antal 3 Goals Bianconi 3

Final[edit]

26 July 2014
18:00
Report Spain  10 – 5  Netherlands Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium, Budapest
Referees:
Taccini (ITA), Stavropoulos (GRE)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 2–0, 2–2, 3–0
García 3 Goals Van der Sloot 3

Statistics[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Name Team Goals Shots %
1 Rita Keszthelyi  Hungary 19 47 40.4%
2 Roser Tarragó  Spain 16 37 43.2%
3 Maica García Godoy  Spain 14 23 60.9%
4 Roberta Bianconi  Italy 13 30 43.3%
Ekaterina Prokofyeva  Russia 13 28 46.4%
6 Barbara Bujka  Hungary 12 31 38.7%
7 Dóra Antal  Hungary 11 32 34.4%
Tania Di Mario  Italy 11 33 33.3%
Catharina van der Sloot  Netherlands 11 28 39.3%
10 Ciara Gibson-Byrne  Great Britain 10 19 52.6%
Elvina Karimova  Russia 10 22 45.5%
Lieke Klaassen  Netherlands 10 24 41.7%

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