2002 FINA Men's Water Polo World Cup


2002 FINA Men's Water Polo World Cup

The 2002 FINA Men's Water Polo World Cup was the twelfth edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the International Swimming Federation (FINA). The event took place in the Tašmajdan Swimming Pool in Belgrade, Serbia from August 20 to August 25, 2002. Participating teams were the eight best teams from the last World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan (2001).

The FINA Cup in Belgrade decided which teams qualified directly to the 2003 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona, Spain from July 13 to July 27, 2003. Russia and Hungary, as well as the host Spain, already qualified based on the results from the 2002 FINA Men's Water Polo World League (June 28 – August 4, 2002).

Teams

;GROUP A
*wp|HUN
*wp|RUS
*wp|USA
*wp|SCG|name=Yugoslavia;GROUP B
*wp|CRO
*wp|GRE
*wp|ITA
*wp|ESP

quads

wp|CRO

*Teo Đogaš
*Nikola Franković
*Hrvoje Herceg
*Igor Hinic
*Hrvoje Koljanin
*Aljoša Kunač
*Ivan Milaković
*Dalibor Percinic
*Danijel Premuš
*Tomislav Primorac
*Ratko Štritof
*Goren Volarević
*Tihomil VranješHead Coach:
*Veselin Đuho

wp|GRE

*Christos Afroudakis
*Theodoris Chatzitheodoru
*Nikolaos Deligiannis
*Theodoros Kalakonas
*Konstantinos Loudis
*Dimitrios Mazis
*Georgios Reppas
*Stefanos Santa
*Anastasios Schizas
*Argyrios Theodoropoulos
*Ioannis Thomakos
*Dimitrios Tsiklos
*Antonios VlontakisHead Coach:
*Machalos Panagiotis

wp|ITA

*Alberto Angelini
*Fabio Bencivenga
*Leonardo Binchi
*Fabrizio Buonocore
*Alessandro Calcaterra
*Roberto Calcaterra
*Maurizio Felugo
*Francesco Ferrari
*Goran Fiorentini
*Federico Mistrangelo
*Francesco Postiglione
*Bogdan Rath
*Stefano Tempesti Head Coach:
*Alessandro Campagna

wp|HUN

*Attila Bárány
*Tibor Benedek
*Péter Biros
*Rajmund Fodor
*Tamás Kásás
*Gergely Katonás
*Gergely Kiss
*Zoltán Kovács
*Csaba Kiss
*Tamás Molnár
*Barnabás Steinmetz
*Zoltán Szécsi
*Attila Vári Head Coach:
*Dénes Kemény

wp|RUS

*Revaz Chomahidze
*Denis Denisov
*Aleksandr Fedorov
*Serguei Garbouzov
*Dmitry Gorshkov
*Nikolay Kozlov
*Nikolay Maximov
*Andrei Reketchinski
*Dmitri Stratan
*Yuri Yatsev
*Alexander Yerishev
*Marat Zakirov
*Irek ZinnourovHead Coach:
*Alexander Kabanov

wp|USA

*Tony Azevedo
*Ryan Bailey
*Layne Beaubien
*Larry Felix
*Peter Hudnut
*Dan Klatt
*Genai Kerr
*Merrill Moses
*Jeff Powers
*Chris Segesman
*Jesse A. Smith
*Wolf Wigo
*Adam WrightHead Coach:
*Ratko Rudić


=wp|SCG|name=Yugoslavia=

*Aleksandar Ćirić
*Danilo Ikodinović
*Nikola Janović
*Viktor Jelenić
*Nikola Kuljača
*Aleksandar Šapić
*Dejan Savić
*Denis Šefik
*Petar Trbojević
*Vanja Udovičić
*Vladimir Vujasinović
*Nenad Vukanić
*Boris ZlokovićHead Coach:
*Nenad Manojlović

Preliminary Round

GROUP A

*August 22, 2002
*August 21, 2002

emifinals

*August 24, 2002
*August 25, 2002 — Third place
*"Yugoslavia, Italy, Greece and the United States qualified for the 2003 World Aquatics Championships. Russia and Hungary, as well as the host Spain, already qualified."

Individual Awards

*Most Valuable Player:*flagathlete|Tamás Kásás|HUN
*Best Goalkeeper:*flagathlete|Nikolai Maximov|RUS
*Topscorer:*flagathlete|Tamás Kásás|HUN — 13 goals

References

* [http://www.finacup2002.org.yu/ Official site]


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