The United States women secured their fifth straight Pan American Games title with help from the top goal-scoring effort, both team-wise and individually.
The United States women secured their fifth straight Pan American Games water polo gold medal, besting Canada 24-4 on Saturday. Brazil rounded out the podium.
Canada and the United States will meet with the Pan American Games women’s water polo gold medal on the line on Saturday.
Brazil, Canada, Cuba and the USA are the last four teams in the medal race after Thursday’s women’s water polo quarterfinal matches at the Pan Am Games.
The United States and Canada won Group A and Group B respectively with 3-0 records in the preliminary round of women’s water polo at the Pan American Games.
The United States women’s water polo team claimed its sixth World Championship title, while Italy was crowned as the men’s champion for the fourth time.
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.
It will be a rematch of the 2017 women’s water polo World Championships when the USA and Spain meet on Friday. Australia and Hungary will meet for bronze.
The United States, Russia, Spain and Italy claimed the first four spots in the women’s water polo quarterfinals at the World Championships.
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.
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.
15 athletes have been named to the USA Women’s Senior National Water Polo team roster for the FINA World League Super Final. 13 athletes will be selected for competition prior to the start of each match.