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Croatia Beat USA to Win Bronze at Water Polo World Cup

CroatiaCroatia has won bronze at the 2014 men’s Fina Water Polo World Cup in Kazakhstan, which ended on Sunday…

Croatia, fielding a new young side to that which won Gold at the London Olympics in 2012, beat the United States 8-6 (2-2, 3-1, 2-0, 1-3) in the 3rd and 4th playoff match on the weekend. Croatia has now won 4 bronze and 1 gold medal at the last 5 World Cups.

“This really is a great achievement considering we came to the World Cup with a young team. We played the perfect match (v USA) and I congratulate all the players and management staff,” said coach Ivica Tucak after the match.

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