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    Water polo: Italy and the United States at the top of their game on the road to Tokyo 2020

    A well-established hierarchy was maintained in water polo at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships held in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. In the men's competition, European teams continued to dominate, with Italy taking the gold by beating Spain 10-5 in the final. In the women's division, the United States, who won gold medals at the Olympic Games London 2012 and Rio 2016, maintained their rule by taking a third consecutive world title.
    17 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Water Polo
  • Italy foils Russia to take fencing gold | Video

    Italy foils Russia to take fencing gold

    London 2012 - The Olympic Fencing competition ended as it started - with Italy striking gold, this time in the men's Team Foil. Watch highlights of the final match.
  • Italy takes Team Foil Fencing gold - full replay | Video

    Italy takes Team Foil Fencing gold - full replay

    London 2012 - Andrea Baldini, Andrea Cassara and Giorgio Avola of Italy triumph 45-39 against Japan in the men's Team Foil Fencing despite being pushed hard all the way by their opponents.
  • Italy Edge Russia In Opener | Video

    Italy Edge Russia In Opener

    Italy and the Russian Federation split the first two sets in their Olympic tournament opener, showcasing tremendous offensive and defensive talent. In the third set, Italy block the Russian attack on set point and lead two sets to one. In a close fourth set, Italy win an intense rally at match point to triumph three sets to one. Volleyball Women Preliminary Pool B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ITA vs RUS
  • Quintavalle Wins Gold For Italy In Women's Judo | Video

    Quintavalle Wins Gold For Italy In Women's Judo

    Giulia Quintavalle of Italy wins gold against Deborah Gravenstijn of the Netherlands in women's lightweight judo. The Italian scores first against Gravenstijn, the bronze medalist from Athens. Quintavalle throws her opponent again and adds to her lead, winning 11-1. Judo 57kg Women Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Giulia Quintavalle (ITA), Deborah Gravenstijn (NED)
  • Italy Ties Score in the Dying Seconds of the Match | Video

    Italy Ties Score in the Dying Seconds of the Match

    Defending Olympic champion Italy takes on United States in the group A preliminary round. Italy jumps out to an early lead but USA levels the score at 4-4 before the half time. Team USA, bronze medallists in Athens 2004, take the lead back but just temporarily because Italy scores in a successful last minute attempt, tying the score at 9-9 in the dying seconds of the match. Water Polo Women's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ITA, USA
  • Brazil Make It Past Italy To The Final | Video

    Brazil Make It Past Italy To The Final

    Power houses Brazil and Italy meet to determine the finalists in men's volleyball. Italy win the first set, but Brazil level the match by winning the second set. In the third set, the South Americans manage a win as Italy block the Brazilian hit out of bounds. In the fourth and final set, Brazil close out Italy 25-22 and reserve a spot in the final to defend their gold medal finish from Athens. Volleyball Men Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ITA vs BRA
  • Italy Triumphs Over Canada in Men's Team Pursuit | Video

    Italy Triumphs Over Canada in Men's Team Pursuit

    Matteo Anesi, Enrico Fabris and Ippolito Sanfratello represent Italy in the team pursuit final race, as they claim the gold medal with a powerful performance in front of their countrymen. Italy dominates the race and finishes in 3:44.46. The Canadian team settles for the silver medal. Speed Skating Men's Team Pursuit - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - ITA, CAN, NED
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