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Greek women's water polo scores gold at the Europa Cup

Defeats Russia 9-8 in championship game, wins first metal since 2012

Despite all the attention the troubles of Greek football have received, Greek athletics is alive and well.
The Greek women’s national water polo team earned the gold medal in the newly-launched LEN Europa Cup, defeating Russia 9-8 in the championship match of the final six of the competition, which took place in the Spanish city of Pontevedra.
This is the first medal the women’s polo team has won in a major competition since the bronze medal it earned at the 2012 World League.
Despite falling behind 2-0 early in the match, the Greek women came back to tie the game at 2-2, and after a Russian goal, scored five unanswered to take a 7-3 lead into the final quarter. The Russian team launched one final comeback, coming within a goal (9-8) with 44 seconds remaining in the match, however Greece held on for the victory and the gold.

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