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2003 Men's European Water Polo Championship

The 2003 Men's European Water Polo Championship was the 26th edition of the event, organised by the Europe's governing body in aquatics, the Ligue Européenne de Natation. The event took place in the Aquatic Centre in Kranj, Slovenia from June 6 to June 15, 2003.

There were two qualification tournaments ahead of the event, held from April 9 to April 13, 2003 in Kiev, Ukraine (with Belarus, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, France and Ukraine competing) and Bratislava, Slovakia (Greece, Slovakia, Romania, Poland, Malta and Turkey).

Teams


Preliminary round

GROUP A

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1. Hungary 8 5 4 0 1 56 33 +23
2. Serbia and Montenegro 8 5 4 0 1 46 30 +16
3. Russia 6 5 3 0 2 44 41 +3
4. Slovakia 4 5 2 0 3 41 51 –10
5. Netherlands 2 5 1 0 4 37 48 –11
6. Romania 2 5 1 0 4 28 49 –21


GROUP B

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1. Croatia 8 5 4 0 1 38 31 +7
2. Spain 6 5 3 0 2 34 31 +3
3. Greece 6 5 3 0 2 37 35 +2
4. Germany 4 5 2 0 3 39 41 –2
5. Italy 4 5 2 0 3 33 33 0
6. Slovenia 2 5 1 0 4 39 49 –10


Quarterfinals

  • Thiursday June 12, 2003
10 – 6 Slovakia
10 – 2 Spain
10 – 8 Greece
9 – 2 Germany


Semifinals

  • Friday June 13, 2003
10 – 9 Hungary
11 – 7 Russia


Finals

  • Sunday June 15, 2003 — Bronze Medal
12 – 6 Russia


  • Sunday June 15, 2003 — Gold Medal
9 – 8 [aet] Croatia



Final ranking

Individual awards

  • Most Valuable Player
    • Alexander Yerishev (RUS)


  • Best Goalkeeper
    • Denis Šefik (SCG)


  • Topscorer
    • Aleksandar Šapić (SCG)— 24 goals

References

  • Results



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