The next step to back-to-back golds comes Wednesday.
The United States women’s water polo team is one win away from a third-straight final, not to mention defending its 2012 gold medal from London.
In its way is a Hungary team it beat in group play. Hungary needed a shootout to beat Australia in the quarterfinals.
On the other side, unbeaten Italy faces 1-2 Russia for the other final berth.
Women’s Water Polo semifinals – STREAM LIVE –
11:20 a.m. EDT – Italy vs. Russia
3:30 p.m. EDT– Hungary vs. United States