Thank you to Jeff Cable of USAWP for sharing the United States Olympic Women’s Water Polo Team’s moments in Rio with us this week.
The United States became the first women’s team to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic water polo history.
The U.S. defeated Hungary and will contest the gold medal final against Italy on Friday.
U.S. goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson had six saves as the Americans defeated Brazil, 13-3, to advance to the semifinal round of play in the women’s water polo tournament.
After beating Spain 11 to 4 in their opening Group B match in Rio, the U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo Team did away with their second opponents in similar fashion, taking down China 12 to 2 to move to 2-0 in pool play.
Team USA began the quest to defend its title on Tuesday with a dominant 11-4 win over Spain in Group B pool play at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre.
Adam Krikorian, the head coach of the American women’s water polo team, will be going back to spend the weekend with his family after his brother’s death, returning for their first match on Tuesday.
Watch the SwimSwam interview with U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo Team Head Coach Adam Krikorian, right after he named the 13 athletes who will represent Team USA in Rio.
U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo team captain Maggie Steffens spoke with SwimSwam about Team USA’s prospects in Rio.
USA Water Polo announced the 13 players who will make up Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro during a press conference at LA84 Foundation on Thursday.
The sites of 2021 and 2023 World Championships, along with FINA’s Best Athletes of the Year, will be announced Sunday at FINA’s World Aquatics Gala.
The USA Women’s National Team wrapped up a three game series with Australia in front of a standing room only crowd at Dos Pueblos High School, winning 8-7.
Jessica Long is among those female athletes up for the Women’s Sports Foundation’s ‘Sports Woman of the Year’ awards.
Team USA got off to a quick start on a goal from Kami Craig (Santa Barbara, CA/USC/Santa Barbara) in the opening minute for a 1-0 lead.
In a rematch of the 2012 Olympic Games gold medal final and the quarterfinals of the 2013 FINA World Championships, the latest chapter of the USA-Spain rivalry unfolded in Kazan earlier tonight.