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Russia win world youth water polo champs

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 18/12/2016

Russia have been crowned world youth water polo champions following a tight 9-7 win over Spain in the final in Auckland.

Hosts New Zealand, who lost to both finalists in pool play, finished 10th in the 15-nation tournament.

Their final classification game resulted in an 11-5 loss to Australia.

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