Water polo at the 1991 World Aquatics Championships – Men's tournament

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1991 World Water Polo Championship
6th FINA World Aquatics Championships
Location  Australia
Date(s) 3-13 January
Category 1991 World Aquatics Championships
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The 1991 FINA Men's World Water Polo Championship was the sixth edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the FINA. The tournament was held from 3 January to 13 January 1991 and incorporated in the 1991 World Aquatics Championships, held in Perth, Australia.

Qualification[edit]

Squads[edit]

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Points G W D L
1.  Italy 6 3 3 0 0
2.  Soviet Union 4 3 2 0 1
3.  Greece 2 3 1 0 2
4.  New Zealand 0 3 0 0 3

Group B[edit]

Team Points G W D L
1.  Yugoslavia 6 3 3 0 0
2.  Spain 4 3 2 0 1
3.  Romania 2 3 1 0 2
4.  China 0 3 0 0 3

Group C[edit]

Team Points G W D L
1.  Hungary 6 3 3 0 0
2.  Germany 4 3 2 0 1
3.  Cuba 2 3 1 0 2
4.  Egypt 0 3 0 0 3

Group D[edit]

Team Points G W D L
1.  United States 6 3 3 0 0
2.  Australia 4 3 2 0 1
3.  France 2 3 1 0 2
4.  Canada 0 3 0 0 3

Second round[edit]

Group E[edit]

Team Points G W D L
1.  Yugoslavia 4 3 2 0 1
2.  Spain 4 3 2 0 1
3.  Italy 2 3 1 0 2
4.  Soviet Union 2 3 1 0 2

Group F[edit]

Team Points G W D L
1.  Hungary 5 3 2 1 0
2.  United States 3 3 1 1 1
3.  Australia 2 3 1 0 2
4.  Germany 2 3 1 0 2

Semi finals[edit]

  • 12 January 1991
Hungary  8 – 9  Spain
United States  6 – 7  Yugoslavia

Finals[edit]

  • 13 January 1991 — Med 3.png Bronze Medal Match
Hungary  13 – 12  United States
  • 13 January 1991 — Med 1.png Gold Medal Match
Yugoslavia  8 – 7  Spain

Final ranking[edit]

Team rosters[edit]

 Yugoslavia[edit]

Mislav Bezmalinovic, Perica Bukic, Viktor Jelenic, Igor Milanovic, Vitomor Padovan, Dusan Popovic, Ranko Posinkovic, Goran Radjenovic, Dubravko Simenc, Aleksander Sostar, Vaso Subotic, Ante Vasovic, Mirko Vicevic [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HistoFINA, Volume III: Medallists & Statistics, Special Water Polo, Before 2008 Season" (PDF). FINA.org (2007/2008 ed.). 2007. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  • HistoFINA (Volume VIII, Edition 2004)