Russian women’s team beats USA in the first game of the Universiade Naples 2019


In their first game, the Russian women’s water polo team met with the U.S. national team. The meeting ended with a score of 9:10 in favor of Russia. Periods: (1:0), (1:4), (1:3), (6:3).

Performance: Kempf, Pystina, Inogamova – 2, zaplatina, Diachenko, Popova, Galimzyanova – 1.

The head coach of the national team Sergey Markic gave his post-match comment: “Throughout the game our team showed a quality, well-coordinated team play! Very good defensive game, safety net! going on the counterattack. I’m happy with the game. Immediately tested their strength on the opponent, who claims the highest place in the tournament!”

Sergey Markic for RussianAquatics

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