Water Polo – WC Gold and Individual Player Rating by Győr

Our start with Turkey, the 19-3 success was an excellent warm-up. Next came Croatia and Italy, with the Hungarians beating the former 11-2 and the latter 9-4. Neither Australia (9-2) nor the United States (10-8) could stop the team, which defeated the Netherlands 10-7 to advance to the fourth round. Joseph Syke’s students beat Spain 5-4 in the semi-finals, and host Greece 10-6 in the final.

They are very tired, but very happy, said Luca Turma, because they have become the best in the world without being defeated.

“I really enjoyed the whole World Cup, even though it was physically and mentally demanding. Eight matches had to be played in six days. There was also a day off, so we had two matches in two days, and we met the Americans on that day as well. I think. That we met practically every national team that is considered a strong nation in water polo, and most importantly, we managed to defeat these teams,” began Luca, who was also very pleased with the individual recognition.

“The most important thing is to bring the gold home, and everything else is just an added bonus. Of course, I am glad the pros saw that I was good again, because that means I was able to help the team a lot. That is never my goal, but if everyone showed maximum Taking advantage of themselves, it will lead to team-wide results. I think others did well too,” continued the young goalkeeper, who was named the best goalkeeper by profession last year at the European Under-15 Championship in Szentes, which was also won by the national team. Hungarian.

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Luca does not have much time to rest, because he also starts school on Thursday, but he does not have to attend water polo training for a few more days.

“Kazinczy school helped me a lot to be very successful this summer. They let me go to training camps before the end of school. That’s why I’m glad that I will be able to brag about a gold medal in school. As for training, I didn’t talk to Uncle Zsolt (Zsolt Vogel, Head Coach) for Győr team, professional youth manager), but I expect to report to the pool soon, as there will be preparation for the tournament in Croatia where I will most likely be there. My goal for this year is to play steadily in the first team and to be a more stable point there. In addition, it will be We also have many matches in the youth tournaments. The national team will play the European U-17 Championship and the U-20 World Cup next summer, so I will train hard so that I can participate in both tournaments.”

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