PR 91 - World League 2014 (W): Women’s teams gear up for European tournament kick-off


Lausanne (SUI), November 18, 2013 – The preliminary rounds of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2014 start tomorrow, November 19, with the first home-and-away games in Europe.

In Group A, World champion Spain will play Russia, runner-up at this year’s World League, in Chelyabinsk (RUS) while in Group B, Greece will meet Italy in Athens (GRE).

The second round of games will be held on December 17, 2013 with Great Britain facing Russia in Manchester (GBR) and Italy receiving World bronze medallist Hungary in Catania (ITA).

The four other rounds for these groups are scheduled on January 21, February 18, March 18 and April 22, 2014.

The composition of the European Groups of the 2014 Women’s World League is as follows:

GROUP A – Spain, Great Britain, Russia
GROUP B – Greece, Hungary, Italy

Preliminary rounds will also be held in 2014 in Africa, the Americas and Asia/Oceania (locations and dates will be announced at a later stage).

Beijing (CHN) will host the Women’s Super Final from June 10-15, 2014.

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