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 2015 FINA World Championships


Kazan, Russia will play host to the 2015 FINA World Championships July 24th to August 9th. Held every two years, the FINA World Championships feature the best aquatic athletes in the world competing in swimming, diving, synchro, and water polo. 



Water Polo Competition

The men's and women's water polo competitions will feature 16 teams placed into 4 pools of four teams each. Each team will play three round robin games within their group. The winner of each group will advance directly to the quarter-finals. 2nd and 3rd in each group will advance to the playoff bracket and play a preliminary game, with the winners advancing to the quarter-finals. The gold and silver medal winning teams in the men's competition will qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero. No Olympic qualification berths are up for grabs in the women's competition.   

Men's Competition
Pool A  Pool B  Pool C  Pool D
Canada Greece Argentina Australia
Brazil         Italy Hungary  Japan
China Russia Kazakhstan Montenegro 
Croatia         United States South Africa  Serbia
 Women's Competition

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
Canada    Australia        Brazil China         
Kazakhstan Greece Italy France
New Zealand Netherlands Japan Hungary   
Spain South Africa United States Russia
Team Canada Competition Schedule  

 Men's Competition  Women's Competition
 Round Robin
 July 27th, 02:30 EST  July 26th, 02:30 EST
 Canada  7  Croatia  12  Canada  15  N. Zealand  6
 July 29th, 13:10 EST  July 28th, 14:30 EST  
 Canada  0  China  0  Canada  0  Kazakhstan  0
 July 31st, 11:50 EST  July 30th, 06:30 EST
 Canada  0  Brazil  0  Canada  0  Spain  0
2015 FINA World Championship Intro 

Tour of Athletes' Village

Highlights from Recent FINA World Championships




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