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Waterpolo - 15. August 2008.

U.S. Olympic Team for Women's Water Polo will play for medal


The U.S. Olympic Team for Women’s Water Polo has won Group A by virtue of Italy’s 10-9 defeat of China. Both the United States and Italy ended in a tie with two wins and a tie. The tie breaker went then to competition against the third best team in which Italy and USA both beat China by a goal. It then went to most goals scored against that team in which the United States scored 12 to Italy’s 10. The United States now advances with a bye to the semi-finals and will play on August 19 against the winner of Australia/China. Group B was won by Hungary. Hungary advances with a bye and will take on the winner of Italy/Netherlands. The quarterfinals take place on August 17.

U.S. Olympic Team for Womens Water Polo will play for medal




Advancement to a medal game for the United States continues their streak of playing for a medal in every major tournament since the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia.



“Our first goal when we got here was to win our group and we have done that, we are very happy to have won our group.” Guy Baker – Head Coach, U.S. Olympic Team for Women’s Water Polo

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