Greece Women’s water polo thrashes Thailand next up, Spain

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Greece 28-1 Thailand (7-0, 9-0, 5-0, 7-1)

The game between Greece and Thailand was not an interesting one, unless one-sided routs are your thing. Two young players from Olympiacos, Maria Myriokefalitaki and Vasiliki Plevritou both netted four times.

At one point in the game, the score was 18-0 to the Greeks, highlighting the sheer gulf in class between the two nations. Thailand will want to forget their first World Championship game, but face potentially more woe on Wednesday in their next game.

Women’s water polo results Results of women’s water polo round 1 matches played in the 19th World Aquatics Championships in Budapest on Monday: Group B: United States – South Africa 24:2 (7:0, 10:0, 3:1, 4:1) Group C: New Zealand – Brazil 12:8 (3:3, 5:2, 3:3, 1:0) Group D: Greece – Thailand 28:1 (7:0, 9:0, 5:0, 7:1)

Greece: I. Stamatopoulou, E. Plevritou 3, I. Chydirioti 1, E. Elliniadi 1, M. Plevritou 1, E. Xenaki 5, I. Ninou 2, M. Patra 1, C. Siouti 1, V. Plevritou 4, A. Giannopoulou 3, M. Myriokefalitaki 4, E. Sotireli

Thailand: N. Mouksung, T. Kwangtongtanaree, P. Rotchanarut, W. Nilklad, K. Puenponsakul, K. Puangtong, B. Khunprathum, R. Rueansappaisan, I. Turon, Y. Turon, P. Rodwattandisakul, P. Aarsayuth