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The drawing of the first day of Women’s U-19 European Water Polo Championship brought together the teams that are at different poles of skill level. However, it was even more interesting to watch the passion with which traditional underdogs opposed the leaders of world water polo. All the more, it is often the emotional attitude and luck that play the decisive role in sports and become reasons of greatest sensations. However, the premier day of competition in Chelyabinsk has failed to bring any surprises.

ITALY-UKRAIINE 29-2 (5-1,9-0,7-0, 8-1).

Famous Swimmer Alexander Popov Highly Appreciates Carrying of Euro-2012 in Chelyabinsk

“Chelyabinsk has been chosen as a place for the Euro-2012 due its good logistics and organizing experience,” says Alexander Popov – the special guest of the competition and multiple Olympic swimming champion.

“The Stroitel Swimming Pool satisfies the international criteria. The fact that Chelyabinsk takes the U19 European Women’s Water Polo Championships shows its good logistics and organizing experience. But the city has perspectives. For example, you can host the Russian swimming championships,” Popov explains.


The Zlatoust Arms Company will make 3 unique cups and 75 medals for the winners and medalists of the U19 European Women’s Water Polo Championships that will be held in Chelyabinsk on September 9th.


Russia has named preliminary squad for the U19 European Women’s Water Polo Championships that will be held in Chelyabinsk on September 9-16. According to the head coach of the Russian team Pavel Nakoriakov, at least 7 girls from Zlatoust will join the junior national team.

All countries that take part in the event have a right to select 13 athletes for the Euro-2012. Most of the participants have already made their decisions.


Modern timing system and video display are installed in the Stroitel Swimming Pool for the U19 European Women’s Water Polo Championships.


Today, at the city’s main square the players from Zlatoust Uralochka team, who will take part in the European Water Polo Championships, have organized morning exercises for the townspeople of the South Urals capital.


Zlatoust Small Arms Company has been working on both the souvenir cups for the event runners-up and the complete set of medals for the Water Polo Championships in Chelyabinsk.


Russian junior national water polo team is through a series of away training sessions held within team’s preparation for the European Championships.


During the European Water Polo Championships, which will be held on September 9-16, Chelyabinsk doctors are ready to provide medical aid to all the guests as needed, press service of regional public health ministry reports.


Special fan zone will be created in Chelyabinsk for the U19 European Women’s Water Polo Championships that are taking place on September 9-16, 2012.

“Fan zone will be situated on Kirovka Street – the liveliest place of the city that is already equipped with a large widescreen display. We are planning to make a special place with a comfortable benches from which fans will be able to watch online broadcasting from the Stroitel Swimming Pool where the event will be held,” Valery Galeev, the main organizer of Euro-2012 says.

04.04.2015 03:52