Water polo team loses to host Hungary

Water polo team loses to host Hungary

Greece will fight it out for the bronze medal at the World Championships on Saturday as it lost 7-5 to host Hungary in Thursday’s semifinal.

The national water polo team was very competitive against the team that had already beaten it twice in World Championship semifinals, and even went ahead 4-3 late in the first half.

Yet as its defense continued to contain the Hungarians, its attack misfired time and again – even with a man’s advantage. The hosts scored four consecutive goals to win the semifinal and advance to the gold-medal match.

Greece can still claim a medal on Saturday when it faces the team to lose the other semifinal between Serbia and Croatia.

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