Hungary wins Women’s European Water Polo Championship

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PHOTO: TANJUG / SRDJAN ILIC

BELGRADE – Hungary became European champions for the third time in history after beating the Netherlands 9-7 (3-3, 1-2, 3-2, 2-0) in the final of the 2016 Women’s European Water Polo Championship in Belgrade late on Friday.

PHOTO: TANJUG / SRDJAN ILIC
PHOTO: TANJUG / SRDJAN ILIC

The Hungarians showed more composure as the match neared the end, deserving fully the historic gold.

In the third place playoff, Italy defeated Spain 10-9 (2-3, 2-2, 4-2, 2-2).

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