Mormons in the 2012 Olympics, Day 13: Women's water polo team wins gold
Alastair Grant, Associated Press
LONDON — The U.S. women's water polo team won the gold medal Thursday, beating Spain 8-5. The Americans were ahead 5-2 at halftime.
The team had tied Spain in the preliminary round.
Tumua Anae, the United States team's backup goalkeeper, is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
This was the United States' first gold in women's water polo. The team took bronze in 2004 and silver in 2000 and 2008.
Mormons competing this weekend:
U.S. racewalker John Nunn is scheduled to compete in the 50k race on Saturday. American Samoa’s Nathaniel Tu’amoheloa will wrestle in the 99kg freestyle contest this weekend.
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