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 inaugural edition of the men’s U15 European Water Polo Championships saw Hungary win the title in a one-sided final against Montenegro.
Italy captured its fourth men’s water polo World Championship on Saturday with a 10-5 win over Spain. The Italians also won gold in 1978, 1994 and 2011.
Gilchrist was one of four USA Water Polo players present Saturday when the second floor of nightclub Coyote Ugly collapsed in Gwangju.
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.
Collaborating with the Prevent Drowning Foundation, UC San Diego women’s water polo helped children in Barrio Logan learn to swim and play water polo.
The dynasty continues. The USA Water Polo Women’s National Team defeated Spain 11-6 to win the 2019 FINA World Championship.
Spain and Italy will face off on Saturday, seeking their third and fourth World Championships titles respectively, after posting semifinal wins on Thursday.
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 USA Women’s National Team will play for gold and pursue their third straight World Championship after defeating Australia 7-2 in semifinal action.
Spain, Croatia, Hungary and Italy all won close battles in the quarterfinals to stay in the medal hunt at World Championships.
The USA Men’s Water Polo National Team defeated South Africa 20-3 to advance to the ninth place match at the FINA World Championship.
The United States, Australia, Spain and Hungary are still in the running for medals in women’s water polo at the World Championships after quarterfinal wins.
The USA Women’s National Team advanced to the semifinal round of the FINA World Championship following a 15-5 win over Greece.
Australia, Greece, Germany and Spain will round out the quarterfinals field for men’s water polo at the World Championships after playoff wins on Sunday.