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Meet Team USA: Water polo

Tony Azevedo and Maggie Steffens
NBC Olympics

Meet Team USA: Water polo

Meet the water polo players that will represent Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

The U.S. Women's Water Polo Team enters the 2016 Rio Games as reigning Olympic, World, World Cup and World League gold medalists. They qualified for the 2016 Olympics by finishing in the top-four in a qualifying tournament in the Netherlands in March. They went undefeated through the qualification tournament and outscored their opponents 123-35.

2016 U.S. Olympic women's water polo roster:

Sami Hill
Maddie Musselman
Melissa Seidemann, 2012 Olympic gold medalist
Rachel Fattal
KK Clark
Courtney Mathewson, 2012 Olympic gold medalist
Kiley Neushul
Aria Fischer
Kaleigh Gilchrist
Makenzie Fischer
Kami Craig, 2012 Olympic gold medalist
Ashleigh Johnson
Maggie Steffens, team captain, 2012 Olympic gold medalist
 

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By defeating Canada in a semifinal match at the Pan American Games in 2015, the U.S. Men's Water Polo Team qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics. The U.S. went on to defeat Brazil in the Gold Medal Match for their sixth straight Pan American Games title.

2016 U.S. Olympic men's water polo roster:

Merrill Moses
Thomas Dunstan
Ben Hallock
Alex Obert
Alex Roelse
Luca Cupido
Josh Samuels
Alex Bowen
Bret Bonanni
Jesse Smith
John Mann
McQuin Baron
Tony Azevedo, team captain

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