Russia Water Polo

Brazil Water Polo



Welcome to coverage of the Women's Water Polo competition and the group game between hosts Brazil and Russia.

The national anthems have been played and sung, in most quarters.

Both teams lost their opening game so a victory for either side is crucial. Defeat almost unthinkable for either side.

Seven players in the pool per side and eight minutes per quarter.

Brazil win the swim off and get control of the first play.

Brazil's #7 has the first 20 second suspension of the game.

Brazil getting the opening goal of the game as the keeper gets lobbed from close range.

Russian #8 with a 20 second exclusion. Brazil have their second goal and double their lead. A strong start by the hosts. The shot going in off the post.

Russian #12 with a exclusion now. She's back in the pool and Brazil almost go three ahead.

Kinetti it was for Brazil that fired over. Russia have a penalty after a foul on the Russian player. The penalty converted into the bottom corner.