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Jun 18, 2018

FINA Water Polo World League men’s championships kicks off in Budapest

Tickets for the Men's World League Super finals, Duna Aréna, Budapest, 18th-23rd June are available at www.eventim.hu

The FINA Water Polo World League men’s championships kicks off in Budapest today.

The Hungarian team – consisting of Dániel Angyal, Bence Bátori, Krisztián Bedő, Dávid Jansik, Gergely Kardos, Gergő Kovács, Tamás Mezei, Viktor Nagy and Gergő Zalánki, coached by Tamás Märcz – take part following a “final eight” showdown in Genova last week, where the team secured fifth place.

Tickets for the following matches are available at www.eventim.hu

Men's World League Super finals, Duna Aréna, Budapest, 18th-23rd June

Tournament group draw

Group A: Australia, Montenegro, Japan, Hungary

Group B: USA, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Spain

Schedule

1) Group matches, 1st round – Monday 18th June

Croatia–Kazakhstan, 15:15... Montenegro–Japan, 16:45... USA-Spain 18:15... Australia–Hungary, 20:15

2) Group matches, 2nd round – Tuesday 19th June

Australia–Japan, 15:15... Croatia–Spain, 16:45... Montenegro–Hungary, 18:15... USA–Kazakhstan, 19:45

3) Group matches, 3rd round– Wednesday 20th June

Croatia–USA, 15:15... Montenegro–Australia, 16:45... Kazakhstan–Spain, 18:15... Japan-Hungary 19:45  

4) Quarter-finals – Thursday 21st June

A2–B3, 15:15... A3–B2, 16:45... A1–B4, 18:15... A4–B1, 19:45

5) Play-offs, day 2 – Friday 22nd June

For the 5th-8th places, 15:15 and 16:45

Semi-finals, 18:15 and 19:45

6) Play-offs, day 2 – Saturday 23rd June

For 7th place, 15:15

For 5th place, 16:45

Bronze-medal match, 18:15

Final, 19:45