Greece Wins Water Polo Bronze

first_imgTweetPinShare0 Shares Greece’s men’s water polo team rebounded from a semi-final loss to Croatia to beat Italy on penalties and win bronze in the world water polo championship in Russia.The result means the team has advanced to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It’s been 10 years since a Greek men’s team did so well in water polo on the world level.Greece led for most of the match, but Italy turned the 7-5 score to a 7-7 draw at the end of regulation time to take the game to the penalties where the Greeks outscored their rivals, 4-2. Water polo doesn’t play to win if the game ends in a tie and resorts to penalty shots.last_img

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