The Ranking is prepared according to the number of the points received by the classification at the LEN competitions of the National teams or LEN Club Competitions.

Points are assigned according to the following criteria:

LEN National teams competitions

European Championships – Senior 15,000

European Championships – U19     5,000

European Championships – U17 (Junior)   3,000

European Championships – U15                 2,000

Note: Number of points is related to the 1st classified National team

LEN Club competitions

Champions League 15,000

Euro Cup   7,500

Challenger Cup   2,000

Note: Number of points is related to the 1st classified Club

The points of the other participating National teams or clubs which are classified under the 1st place are awarded according to descending algorithm which takes into account the number of participants in each competition.

For the Ranking only last 4 years of competitions are taking in consideration as follows:

– The last two years account for 100% of the points

– The two oldest years account for 50% of the points

Also, the National teams or Clubs which were finished the participation after qualification round with more qualification groups are awarded with the equal number of points according the classification in the qualification group.