US Sinks Spain For 1st Women’s Water Polo Gold


Beijing silver medalist the United States took its first Olympic gold in women’s water polo on Thursday, sinking Spain 8-5 in the final.

Maggie Steffens, 19, scored five times to claim her prize as the tournament’s top scorer and steer her team to victory.

Australia took the bronze medal by beating Hungary 13-11 earlier in the day.

Ria Novosti

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