2006 Men's European Water Polo Championship


2006 Men's European Water Polo Championship

The 2006 Men's European Water Polo Championship was the 27-th edition of the event organised by the Europe's governing body in aquatics, the Ligue Européenne de Natation. The event took place in the Tašmajdan Swimming Pool in Belgrade, Serbia from September 1 to September 10, 2006.

There were three qualification tournaments ahead of the event, held from April 7 to April 9, 2006 in Kranj, Slovenia (with France, Slovenia, Slovakia and Malta competing) in Eindhoven, Netherlands (Greece, Netherlands, Poland and Moldova) and in Imperia, Italy (Belarus, Italy, Romania and Turkey).

Qualification

*see|2006 Men's European Water Polo Championship Qualifier

Teams

;GROUP A
*wp|SRB
*wp|RUS
*wp|ESP
*wp|SVK
*wp|NED
*wp|ROM ;GROUP B
*wp|HUN
*wp|SLO
*wp|GRE
*wp|CRO
*wp|GER
*wp|ITA

Preliminary Round

Group A

September 3, 2006

Group B

September 3, 2006

Final Round

Places 7/12

September 7, 2006

Places 9 / 10

September 9, 2006

emifinals

September 8, 2006

Gold Medal

September 10, 2006

Final Ranking

Individual Awards

*Most Valuable Player:*flagathlete|Tamás Kásás|HUN
*Best Goalkeeper:*flagathlete|Denis Šefik|SRB
*Topscorer:*flagathlete|Aleksandar Šapić|SRB— 33 goals

References

* [http://www.lenweb.org/competitions/Belgrade_2006/ LEN website]


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