The United States claimed its third straight women’s water polo World Championship crown and sixth overall with an 11-6 win over Spain on Friday.
The United States, Russia, Spain and Italy claimed the first four spots in the women’s water polo quarterfinals at the World Championships.
The American women beat one of their biggest rivals, the Dutch women 12-9 in group play on Tuesday at the World Championships.
The USA is the favorite to earn the 2019 women’s water polo title at the World Aquatic Championships. The Americans are the two-time defending champs.
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The FINA Women’s WP World League Super Final semifinals are set with the USA, Italy, Netherlands and Russia advancing through Friday’s quarterfinal round.
Italy and the United States both rounded out the group stage of the Super Final with 3-0 and will take the top seeds to the quarterfinals.
The United States kept itself atop Group B with a crushing 15-4 win over Canada. Italy, meanwhile, edged out the Netherlands 8-7, firmly planting itself in the Group A lead with six points.
After the opening day contests, the Netherlands and Italy sit atop Group A with three points apiece, while the Americans lead Group B with three points followed by Russia’s two.
Europe’s most successful female water polo club Ekipe Orizzonte added another trophy to its treasury, lifting the LEN Trophy after a hard-fought win over UVSE Budapest (HUN) in the final.
Greece overcame Russia in a shootout and returns to the semis for the first time since 2012, while Hungary’s goalie stopped one against Italy in the dying seconds to secure the title-holders’ spot in the semifinals.
Lengthy scoreless periods, incredible twists marked the day’s big game featuring European Championships runner-up Netherlands and Olympic silver medalist Italy which ended in a 6-6 tie in the third round of the women’s tournament.
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Brazil suffered a loss to China on Day One of the women’s water polo group play in Budapest.
The United States became the first women’s team to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic water polo history.