• Short Summary

    Water polo, and in the final of the Olympic Qualification Tournament on April 22, Spain took Australia apart 7-2.

  • Description

    SPAIN V AUSTRALIA (SPAIN IN WHITE CAPS)


    1.
    GV Play around goal mouth, Rafael Aguilar, No. 7, of Spain, scores
    0.13

    2.
    GV Australians play ball towards goal post and R. Mayers No. 7, scores
    0.25

    3.
    GV (SECOND HALF) Australian play around goal, try to score but fail
    0.35

    4.
    GV Spanish player, Manuel Estiarte, No. 5, scores goal
    0.45

    5.
    GV Scoreboard showing Spain - 7, Australia - 2
    0.47


    CANADA V CHINA (CANADA IN WHITE CAPS)


    6.
    GV China scores goal from Cai Shengliu, No. 10
    0.50

    7.
    GV Canada's Paul Pottier, No. 6, scores
    1.04

    8.
    GV (SECOND HALF) China's Hiadtian Wang, No. 2, scores goal
    1.12

    9.
    GV No.2 scores again for China
    1.24

    10.
    GV Scoreboard showing Canada - 7, China - 4
    1.27

    11.
    GV Canadian player John Anderson, No. 5, scores
    1.37

    12.
    GV China's Baowei Qu, No. 7, throws ball into goal
    1.50




    Initials JS/SW



    SPORT: WATER POLO

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Water polo, and in the final of the Olympic Qualification Tournament on April 22, Spain took Australia apart 7-2. The teams met in Rome's Foro Italico Outdoor Swimming Stadium where both had earlier qualified for the 12-nation Olympic finals, along with Greece, Italy and China. Spain's powerhouse was Manuel Estiarte, whose speed and skill made him the competition's leading scorer. In the last quarter, he led his side to certain victory with three tallies against the Australians. Spain's Rafael Aguilar,(No. 7), scored the first goal, twenty seconds before the end of the first seven-minute quarter. In the second quarter, Alberto Canal, No. 4, scored the Spaniards' second goal, with Australia yet to make its mark. The Australians got their chance in the third quarter when Mayers, No. 7, put the ball into the net. Australia's A. Kerr, No. 6, scored his side's only other goal two minutes into the final quarter, bringing the score to 3-2. From then on, the match belonged to the Spaniards, who scored four goals in the last three- and -a-half minutes. On the same day, Canada won their first match in the final round, beating China 9-7. Paul Pottier, No. 6, paced the Canadians with three goals. Canada's Rene Bol, No. 10 scored the first goal after almost four minutes. China's No. 10, Snengliu Cai, equalised some forty seconds later. Canada led a closely-contested match 7-4 at half-time. In the second half, Baowei Qu, No. 7, Yin Huang, No. 5, and Hiadtian Wang, No. 2, scored the next three goals for China. Canada's John Anderson, No. 5, and Paul Pottier scored the two winning goals. Other nations in the 12-nation olympic finals qualified on the basis of their finishes in the 1982 World Championships. They are: Soviet Union, Hungary, West Germany, the Netherlands, Cuba, the United States and Yugoslavia.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8U6HAC6D2AP546H68ZI2L1DFD
    Media URN:
    VLVA8U6HAC6D2AP546H68ZI2L1DFD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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