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33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships in Barcelona 2018

On behalf of LEN and the Organising Committee let me welcome you as a distinguished member of the accredited media for the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships in Barcelona 2018. I hope you are ready for this great show – it’s going to be another unique water polo spectacle, for sure.

In the coming days we’ll share a couple of important information with you including the online Media Guide which contains all necessary information.

Also, later on and during the event you’ll receive the usual previews for the highlighted matches on a daily basis which will offer interesting facts and figures. LEN will release a daily summary including quotes and shortly after the conclusion of the respective sessions we will send you a download link with a couple of photos of each game, free to use – courtesy of Deepbluemedia/Giorgio Scala.

As a warm-up, please find below the invitation for two official Media Events to be held on Friday and Sunday respectively.


LEN/OC Press Conference&Reception

from 10.30 on Friday July 13th 2018

at Palauet Albéniz (Avinguda de l´Estadi)

Part I – Introduction (10.30 to 10.50)

  • Ada Colau, Mayor of Barcelona
  • Paolo Barelli, LEN President
  • Fernando Carpena, President of the Organising Committee
  • Head Coach Attila Biro and a player from the title-holder Hungarian women national team
  • Head coach Miguel Angel Oca and a player from the host Spanish women national team

Part II – Informal interviews (10.50 to 11.15)


Opening press conference of the Men’s tournament

from 12.00 on Sunday July 15th 2018

at the Venue, Press Conference Room (Piscine Bernat Picornell on Montjuic)

Featuring representatives of the title-holder Serbian team, the world champion Croatian team and the host Spanish team.

Accredited media are welcome at both occasions.

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