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The 2005 FINA Men's World Water Polo Championship was the eleventh edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the FINA. The tournament was held at the Pavillon des Baigneurs on Île Sainte-Hélène from July 18 to July 30, and incorporated in the 2005 World Aquatics Championships, held in Montréal, Canada.

Contents

Qualification

Teams

GROUP A
GROUP B
GROUP C
GROUP D

Squads

Preliminary Round

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Group A

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Russia 6 3 3 0 0 24 18 +6
2.  Spain 4 3 2 0 1 25 17 +8
3.  Italy 2 3 1 0 2 24 16 +8
4.  South Africa 0 3 0 0 3 15 37 –22
  • Monday July 18, 2005
Russia  11 – 7  South Africa
Spain  7 – 5  Italy
  • Wednesday July 20, 2005
Spain  11 – 4  South Africa
Russia  5 – 4  Italy
  • Friday July 22, 2005
Russia  8 – 7  Spain
Italy  15 – 4  South Africa

Group B

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Serbia and Montenegro 6 3 3 0 0 46 10 +36
2.  United States 4 3 2 0 1 24 18 +6
3.  Cuba 2 3 1 0 2 16 42 –26
4.  Japan 0 3 0 0 3 17 33 –16
  • Monday July 18, 2005
United States  7 – 4  Japan
Serbia and Montenegro  21 – 1  Cuba
  • Wednesday July 20, 2005
Serbia and Montenegro  17 – 5  Japan
United States  13 – 6  Cuba
  • Friday July 22, 2005
Cuba  9 – 8  Japan
Serbia and Montenegro  8 – 4  United States

Group C

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Hungary 6 3 3 0 0 35 11 +24
2.  Croatia 4 3 2 0 1 29 18 +11
3.  Romania 2 3 1 0 2 18 22 –4
4.  Canada 0 3 0 0 3 9 40 –31
  • Monday July 18, 2005
Hungary  14 – 4  Romania
Croatia  19 – 4  Canada
  • Wednesday July 20, 2005
Croatia  6 – 4  Romania
Hungary  11 – 3  Canada
  • Friday July 22, 2005
Hungary  10 – 4  Croatia
Romania  10 – 2  Canada

Group D

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Greece 6 3 3 0 0 29 16 +13
2.  Germany 4 3 2 0 1 24 22 +2
3.  Australia 2 3 1 0 2 27 25 +2
4.  China 0 3 0 0 3 16 33 –17
  • Monday July 18, 2005
Greece  11 – 4  China
Germany  9 – 8  Australia
  • Wednesday July 20, 2005
Greece  8 – 4  Germany
Australia  11 – 6  China
  • Friday July 22, 2005
Germany  11 – 6  China
Greece  10 – 8  Australia

Second Round

  • Sunday July 24, 2005
Spain  17 – 2  Cuba
Italy  6 – 5  United States
Croatia  10 – 6  Australia
Romania  7 – 5  Germany

Classification Round

  • Sunday July 24, 2005 — 13th/16th place
South Africa  8 – 13  Japan
Canada  11 – 5  China
  • Tuesday July 26, 2005 — 9th/12th place
Australia  16 – 3  Cuba
Germany  5 – 3  United States
  • Thursday July 28, 2005 — 5th/8th place
Russia  7 – 11  Romania
Spain  7 – 4  Italy

Quarter Finals

  • Tuesday July 26, 2005
Croatia  6 – 4  Russia
Serbia and Montenegro  10 – 8  Romania
Hungary  8 – 4  Spain
Greece  13 – 9  Italy

Semi Finals

  • Thursday July 28, 2005
Hungary  7 – 6  Greece
Serbia and Montenegro  5 – 4  Croatia

Finals

  • Tuesday July 26, 2005 — 15th place
South Africa  7 – 6  China
  • Tuesday July 26, 2005 — 13th place
Canada  10 – 8  Japan
  • Thursday July 28, 2005 — 11th place
Cuba  6 – 10  United States
  • Thursday July 28, 2005 — 9th place
Australia  5 – 11  Germany
  • Saturday July 30, 2005 — 7th place
Russia  7 – 6  Italy
  • Saturday July 30, 2005 — 5th place
Romania  7 – 8  Spain
  • Saturday July 30, 2005 — Med 3.png Bronze Medal Match
Greece  11 – 10  Croatia
  • Saturday July 30, 2005 — Med 1.png Gold Medal Match
Serbia and Montenegro  8 – 7  Hungary

Ranking and Statistics

Final Ranking

Gold medal icon.svg  Serbia and Montenegro
Silver medal icon.svg  Hungary
Bronze medal icon.svg  Greece
4  Croatia
5  Spain
6  Romania
7  Russia
8  Italy
9  Germany
10  Australia
11  United States
12  Cuba
13  Canada
14  Japan
15  South Africa
16  China
 2005 FINA Men's World Champions 

Serbia and Montenegro
First title
Team Roster
Denis Šefik, Petar Trbojević, Nikola Janović, Vanja Udovičić, Dejan Savić, Danilo Ikodinović, Slobodan Nikić, Vladimir Gojković, Boris Zloković, Aleksandar Šapić, Vladimir Vujasinović, Predrag Jokić, and Zdravko Radić.

Head Coach: Petar Porobić.

Individual Awards

  • Most Valuable Player
  • Best Goalkeeper
  •  Alexander Tchigir (GER)
  • Topscorer

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
 SERBIA & MONTENEGRO
1. Denis Šefik GK
2. Petar Trbojević
3. Nikola Janović
4. Vanja Udovičić
5. Dejan Savić
6. Danilo Ikodinović
7. Slobodan Nikić
8. Vladimir Gojković
9. Boris Zloković
10. Aleksandar Šapić
11. Vladimir Vujasinović
12. Predrag Jokić
13. Zdravko Radić GK

Head Coach
Petar Porobić
 HUNGARY
Zoltan Szecsi
Daniel Varga
Norbert Madaras
Adam Steinmetz
Tamas Kasas
Attila Vari
Gergely Kiss
Csaba Kiss
Rajmund Fodor
Marton Szivos
Istvan Gergely
Tamas Molnar
Peter Biros

Head Coach
Dénes Kemény
 GREECE
Georgios Reppas
Anastasios Schizas
Dimitrios Mazis
Emmanouil Mylonakis
Theodoros Chatzitheodorou
Argyris Theodoropoulos
Christos Afroudakis
Georgios Ntoskas
Georgios Afroudakis
Stefanos-Petros Santa
Antonios Vlontakis
Matthaios Voulgarakis
Nikolaos Deligiannis

Head Coach
Alessandro Campagna

References


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