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RIO DE JANEIRO, August 19. /TASS/. Russia’s women’s water polo national team has won bronze medals at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The game’s regulation time ended in a draw (12:12). However, Alexander Gaidukov’s charges were stronger in the penalty series (7:6).
The Russian women’s water polo team last won gold at the Olympic Games 16 years ago, in 2000.
The match for the gold between the Italian and US national teams will be held later on Friday.
The Russian women’s water polo team is the bronze medalist of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, a four-time bronze medalist of world championships ( 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2011) and a winner of the 2008 FINA Water Polo World League. It also won European championships in 2006, 2008 and 2010.
To date, Russian athletes have won a total of 46 medals - 13 gold, 15 silver and 18 bronze.
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games got underway in Rio de Janeiro on August 5. The closing day is August 21.