Gold medal champs
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U.S. women win water polo gold

Gold medal champs
U.S. players celebrate winning the women’s water polo gold medal match between the United States and Spain. (Al Bello / Getty Images)
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Maggie Steffens (No. 6) of the United States shoots and scores a goal in the women’s water polo gold medal match Thursday. (Al Bello / Getty Images)
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USA’s Kami Craig, underwater, and Spain’s Laura Lopez Ventosa, left, compete for the ball during the women’s water polo final. (Hannibal / EPA)
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Spain’s Laura Ester Ramos attempts to make a save. (Hannibal / EPA)
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Maggie Steffens of the U.S. scores a penalty during Thursday’s gold medal match. (Paul Gilham / Getty Images)
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Kami Craig, left, of the United States is defended by Spain’s Lorena Miranda Dorado, center, goalkeeper Laura Ester Ramos, back, and Jennifer Pareja Lisalde.  (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)
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The U.S. women’s water polo team poses for a victory photo after winning the gold medal match against Spain. (Gary Ambrose / Los Angeles Times)
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Assistant water polo coach Dan Klatt, left, drags head coach Adam Krikorian into the pool after the U.S. women’s team won the gold medal. (Gary Ambrose / Los Angeles Times)
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