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.
Italy remained undefeated with a 12-9 win over the Russian Federation in the semifinals of the women’s water polo tournament on Wednesday. They will contest the gold medal match on Friday against the winner of the USA-Hungary semifinal.
China fell to Italy in the quarterfinals of the women’s water polo tournament in Rio on Monday.