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First Canoe Polo European Champion titles to Germany and Great Britain

The 2017 ECA Canoe Polo European Championships in Saint-Omer, France, has the first champions. During the penultimate day of the championships in France the first medals have been awarded to the best national teams in women’s and men’s U21 category. Germany celebrated gold medal in women’s U21 tournament and Great Britain in men’s U21 tournament.

Germany celebrated gold medal after 20 minutes of final game against Poland in which German girls scored four times and Poland scored once. Germany beat France in a semi-final match 6 – 1. France picked up bronze medal in front of their fans after their 3 – 2 win in a match against the team of Great Britain. Netherlands finished the women’s U21 European Championships tournament in fifth place, Spain was sixth, Italy seventh and Ireland eighth.

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Germany celebrated their second medal of the day after men’s U21 final, but they had to congratulate Great Britain for the gold medal game win. British team won 3 – 2 against Germany. Italy and Russia met in the third place game and Russia won 4 – 3 to celebrate bronze medal. Both semi-final games ended with the 3 – 2 result. Great Britain defeated Italy and Germany advanced to the final after the win against Russia.
Italy was fourth, France fifth, Switzerland sixth, Netherlands seventh, Poland eighth, Spain ninth, Denmark tenth, Ireland eleventh, Lithuania 12th, Belgium 13th and Portugal 14th.
The last champions will be known tomorrow when men and women in senior category will play in the classifying matches, semi-finals and finals. In women’s tournament France will play against Switzerland and Germany against Great Britain in the semi-finals. In men’s part of the tournament the first semi-final game will be between Germany and Switzerland and the second between Italy and Spain.
Women’s gold medal match is scheduled for 14:00 and men’s for 15:00.


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