Bravo! Croatia’s water polo team have won bronze at the 2018 European Water Polo championships in Barcelona. After a hard fought match Croatia finally beat Italy 10 – 8 to claim the bronze medal.
A whirlwind start saw Croatia charge off into a 4 – 0 lead but the Italians fought back in the second quarter and brought the match back to 8 – 5 at the break.
Croatia’s incredible sporting summer continued in Barcelona, after the football team won silver at the World Cup in Russia now it was the turn of the water polo team to grab the bronze in Spain.
Playing some tight defence in the third quarter Croatia controlled the match at 9 – 6 going into the fourth quarter. They came out winners 10 – 8 at the final whistle and joyous scenes erupted in the pool.