Water polo takes centre stage at the Picornell swimming pools

16/04/2018 13:12 h

Institut Barcelona Esports

Barcelona becomes the global epicentre for water polo in July by hosting the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships Barcelona 2018.

The Bernat Picornell swimming pools, an iconic venue for the Barcelona ’92 Olympic Games and Paralympics, play host to the upcoming European championships and are in perfect condition following renovation work.

Draw on Wednesday

Following the definitive play-off in the men’s and women’s categories, the list of teams competing in the tournament is now complete. The 28 teams, 12 women’s and 18 men’s, will be in the hat on Wednesday in a draw being broadcast live by Canal Teledeporte as from 12 noon. The act will also pay homage to Laura Ester, the best European water polo player for 2017.

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