Barcelona, April 11th 2018
The Organizing Committee of the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships Barcelona 2018 and the European Swimming league (LEN) have announced that the application process for media accreditation has opened today, and will close on July 1st. Media representatives wishing to attend the championships will have to register through the online application (link attached below).
Barcelona 2018 will take place from July 14th to 28th at the Bernat Picornell Pool. The 16 best men’s teams in the world will take part in the event, including title-holder and Olympic champion Serbia, and Croatia, World champion. In the women’s category, 12 squads will fight for European glory, including newcomer Israel, defending champion Hungary and Spain, world runner-up in Budapest 2017.
This will mark the fourth occasion the event is held in Spain, after Barcelona 1970, Seville 1997 and Malaga 2008.
The men’s competition was first held in 1926 in Budapest and the women’s over 50 years later, in 1985 in Oslo.
Find below the link to the registration form, as well as practical information on the three official media hotels.