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Dutch win Olympic women's water polo gold

2008-08-21 11:58:24 GMT2008-08-21 19:58:24 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

Players of the Netherlands cheer for themselves during the women's gold medal match between the Netherlands and the United States of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games water polo event at Yingdong Natatorium of National Olympic Sports Center in Beijing, China, August 21, 2008. The Netherlands beat the United States 9-8 and grabbed the gold medal in this event.(Xinhua Photo)

BEIJING, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Dutch defeated the United States 9-8 in the women's water polo final to win the gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Thursday.

Australia won the bronze medal after beating Hungary 12-11.

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