Waterpolosters walk world CHAMPIONSHIP medal final mass after denied protest
The Dutch waterpolosters can a medal at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Hungary permanently forgotten. Orange signed Saturday protest after the crucial defeat (10-11) against Russia, but found no answer.
Russia got into the match after some discussion, the ball and the time-out, and that was, according to the Netherlands incorrect. The team of coach Arno Havenga wanted to be in a state of 8-8 again start the duel with a strafworp.
The netherlands was the wrong decision of the referees in the tussenrondeduel demonstrate with images, was, according to swimming federation FINA, however, that is not allowed as evidence.
A spokeswoman for the Dutch team criticises the conduct of the FINA, initially only Russia notified of the outcome of the protest. Orange was only after a lot of calls for clarification of the bond.
“They sail blindly on the words of the arbitration, movies, seeing them not as evidence”, said the spokeswoman. Technical director André Cats of the swimming federation is still investigating whether the Netherlands is the higher can search.
The waterpolosters act in Budapest now for the places nine to twelve. Monday is New Zealand’s first opponent.
Waterpolosters losses of Russia
The waterpolosters were no match against Russia: 10-11.
The loss came on a questionable way.
There was a protest.
Two years ago, picked up Orange still silver at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS.
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The netherlands was the tussenronde condemned by the Thursday in the group stage lost to the undefeated host country Hungary (8-10).
Previously won the formation of Havenga, however, with large numbers from France and Japan. Only the poulewinnaar qualified directly for the quarter-finals.
Orange reached at the previous world CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2015 in Kazan, yet surprisingly the final. Therein were the United States 5-4 to strong. Then conquered Orange also silver at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS. Qualification for the Olympic Games of last year, there was, however, not for the team of Havenga.