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.
Serbia held off a last-quarter surge from a strong Italian squad to advance to the gold medal match in the 2016 Olympic Games men’s water polo tournament.
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.
The U.S. defeated Hungary and will contest the gold medal final against Italy on Friday.
Italy will join Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro in the semifinals of the men’s water polo tournament, after defeating Greece in the quarterfinals on Tuesday in Rio.
Serbia moved on to the semifinals in the men’s water polo tournament with a 10-7 win over Spain on Tuesday.
The home team’s fairy-tale ride through the Olympic men’s water polo tournament came to an end on Tuesday when Croatia overpowered Brazil, 10-6.
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Montenegro beat Hungary 9-9 (4-2) to advance to the semifinals of the men’s water polo tournament in Rio de Janeiro.
China fell to Italy in the quarterfinals of the women’s water polo tournament in Rio on Monday.
The Russian Federation women’s water polo team advanced to the semifinals with a 12-10 win over Spain on Monday.
Hungary edged Australia in a nail-biter in their quarterfinal game in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, and will face the United States in the semifinals on Wednesday.
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.