Waterpolo, McLean leads Australia: “Now the turn of Japan, an old acquaintance”

The women’s water polo fifth place final will be played between Australia and Japan. Brooke McLean, the Aussie centre who scored 3 goals in today’s semi-final against China, has no concerns about not being able to fight anymore for a medal. “Surely, we were very dissappointed with yesterday’s defeat against Hungary – says McLean – […]

Waterpolo, France finishes nineth. Le Roux: “Universiade means to share emotions”

With 7 goals scored by Czech Republic in the ninth place finals, French striker Morgane Le Roux beautifully rounded off her Universiade. “It has been an experience of sharing with my teammates in each moment of the competition: from the changing room to the tribune and the pool itself. We had the opportunity to grow […]

K.O. for Japan, Italy in semi-finals. Gottardo: “Cocchiere and I, what a pair we are…To think that we were rivals”

Martina Gottardo was the main protagonist of the Italian victory in the women’s water polo quarter-finals against Japan, in Casoria: the score was 12-8 for the Italian team, dragged by the Paduan player and by the other centre forward, Agnese Cocchiere (3 goals each). “We may be the strongest centre forward pair, here in Naples […]

Hungary’s comeback: Australia defeated in the quarters, interview with Garda and Milliken

Thanks to the 4 goals scored by Krisztina Garda, Hungary has been able to win the final quarter against Australia (with a score of 7-4) and qualified in women’s water polo semi-finals in Napoli 2019. “I am very happy for this victory – explains the Hungarian athlete -. We did not start in the best […]

Penalties bring Canada to semi-finals, Rachael Jaffe the heroine: “I simply guessed the right angle”

Thanks to Rachael Jaffe, Canada is the first national team to advance to the women’s water polo semi-finals in the Universiade, expelling the United States from the competition. After the score of 5-5 achieved during regular time, the role of the Canadian goalkeeper was crucial in blocking Denise Mammolito’s penalty. “We have fought during the […]