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The Road to Sydney


100 years after water polo became the first team sport in the Olympics,

women's water polo made its debut at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

Read the history of the United States women's National Team,

and the battle to compete on the Olympic stage.

A Team Like No Other

Led by head coach Guy Baker, 13 women brought their talents

together to rise from underdogs to contenders for Olympic gold.

Their individual stories, and the story of the first women's Olympic water polo team, will surprise and inspire Olympic enthusiasts.

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