FINA WC Day 14 - Men's Water Polo Gold & Bronze Medal Matches
Jul 27, 2003
Match 47, Men 21.00, 26.07.03
GREECE 3 SERBIA & MONTENEGRO 5
Bronze Medal for 3rd & 4th placings
Quarters: 1-1, 1-2, 0-1, 1-1
Referees: Gyorgy Juhasz (HUN), Marc Levin (ISR)
GREECE: Georgios Reppas, Anastasios Schizas, Dimitrios Mazis, Konstantinos Loudis, Theodoros Chatzitheodorou (1), Argyrios Theodoropoulos, Christos Afroudakis, Theodoros Kalakonas, Georgios Afroudakis, Petre Stefanos Santa, Antonios Vlontakis (1), Nikolaos Deligiannis, Ioannis Thomakos (1)
Coach: Alessandro Campagna.
SERBIA & MONTENEGRO: Nikola Kuljaca, Slobodan Nikic, Boris Zlokovic, Vanja Udovicic (1), Danilo Ikodinovic (2), Viktor Jelenic, Vladimir Gojkovic, Aleksandar Ciric, Vladimir Vujasinovic (1), Predrag Jokic (1), Denis Sefik
Coach: Nenad Manojlovic.
Serbia & Montenegro won its first World Championship medal as a new nation, beating Greece with a controlled game. It started without the services of Aleksandar Sapic and Dejan Savic, who were both banned by FINA today for incidents following the semifinal clash with Italy. Sapic received a nine-month ban and Savic six months. It was a goal apiece in the first quarter with Predrag Jokic scoring early on from right-hand catch. There was no further score until Ioannis Thomakos, Greece