LEN Euro League Women
|Current season, competition or edition:|
2018–19 LEN Euro League Women
|Most titles|| Orizzonte Catania|
|Level on pyramid||1st Tier (Europe)|
The LEN Euro League Women, formerly known as LEN European Cup (from 1987 to 1999) and LEN Champions Cup (from 1999 to 2013), is the premier competition for women's water polo clubs of Europe and takes place every year. It is organized by the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) and was created in 1987 as LEN European Cup.
Created in 1987 as the women's water polo clubs continental competition, contested amongst the national champions of the European countries, it has been played under the following names:
- LEN European Cup (1987–1999)
- LEN Champions Cup (1999–2013)
- LEN Euro League Women (since 2013)
Over the years, different formats have been used in the competition, either Round-robin or Knockout or both combined (round-robin at early stages and knockout at final stages). Since the 2007–08 season, the competition has been played in four stages (qualification round, preliminary round, quarter final round and final four).
Titles by club
|1.||Orizzonte Catania||8||4||1993–94, 1997–98, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2007–08|
|2.||Sabadell||5||2||2010–11, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2018–19|
|3.||Nereus||3||2||1989–90, 1994–95, 1995–96|
|4.||Donk Gouda||3||1||1987–88, 1988–89, 1990–91|
|5.||Kinef Kirishi||2||5||2016–17, 2017–18|
|6.||SKIF Moscow||2||3||1996–97, 1998–99|
Titles by nation
- "Euro League Women - Book of Champions 2017" (PDF). LEN. p. 47 (section 3.1 'Competition names'). Retrieved 5 October 2018.
- "Euro League, Kirishi clinches the trophy on its 11th try". LEN. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
- "Kirishi retains title after shootout". LEN. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
- "Euro League Women - Book of Champions 2017" (PDF). LEN. pp. 3-48 ('Summary of LEN European Cup Results'). Retrieved 5 October 2018.