U.S. Men On to FINA World Youth Championship Playoffs

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A convincing loss to Serbia was not enough to knock out Team USA – which finished third in its group – out of the medal round at the FINA World Youth Championships in Montenegro. They will face Russia on Wednesday to begin the knockout round.

Live streaming of the event is available on Total Waterpolo.

Knockout round – August 31
17.00 Russia – USA. Winner to face Montenegro
18.20 Hungary – Japan. Winner to face Greece
19.40 Canada – Croatia. Winner to face Australia
21.00 Italia – Spain. Winner to face Serbia

13th – 19th place – August 31
10.00 Columbia – China
11.20 Brazil – South Africa
12.40 Kazakhstan – New Zealand: September 1, winner v.s. Egypt

Group A, Ranking and schedule

Team Played Won Tied Lost Points Goals for Goals against Goal difference
1 Greece 4 4 8 93 33 +60
2 Russia 4 3 1 6 70 36 +34
3 Canada 4 2 2 4 50 61 -11
4 Colombia 4 1 3 2 35 82 -47
5 Kazakhstan 4 4 29 65 -36

Group B, Ranking and schedule

Team Played Won Tied Lost Points Goals for Goals against Goal difference
1 Montenegro 3 2 1 5 50 40 +10
2 Hungary 3 2 1 4 53 43 +10
3 Italy 3 1 1 1 3 46 40 +6
4 Brazil 3 3 34 60 -26

Group C, Ranking and schedule

Team Played Won Tied Lost Points Goals for Goals against Goal difference
1 Australia 4 4 8 54 36 +18
2 Spain 4 3 1 6 69 40 +29
3 Japan 4 2 2 4 81 66 +15
4 Egypt 4 1 3 2 36 54 -18
5 South Africa 4 4 42 86 -44

Group D, Ranking and schedule

Team Played Won Tied Lost Points Goals for Goals against Goal difference
1 Serbia 4 4 8 65 39 +26
2 Croatia 4 3 1 6 75 51 +24
3 United States 4 2 2 4 61 41 +20
4 New Zealand 4 1 3 2 41 70 -29
5 China 4 4 38 79 -41
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