TITLE

Water Polo BUCKING THE ODDS

AUTHOR(S)
Wigo, Bruce
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Swimming World;Oct2008, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the performance of athletes during the Water Polo event in the 2008 Beijing Olympics in Beijing, China. The Dutch women and the American men are the ones who competed for championship in the water polo games, but the Netherlands team got the gold medal. Earlier in 2008, the U.S. team beat the Dutch by double digits, but in Beijing, it is the other way around.
ACCESSION #
35152122

 

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