Russia wins battle against Team GB in women's Water Polo Chloe Wilcox of Great Britain battles with Olga Beliaeva of Russia during the women's Water Polo Preliminary match between Great Britain and Russia on Day 3.
Water Polo has been in the Summer Games since 1990 of Paris, France. Women made their debut in 2000 of Sydney, Australia. Hungary, Italy and Great Britain have historically dominated this sport, with the first having won more gold medals than the other two combined. There are two teams in a game & six field players and one goalkeeper.
Grace: paralympic swimmers compete against athletes with similar levels of function - though their disabilities may be very different. In consequence a single event in the pool may see a diverse array of swimming techniques specific to each athlete Picture: GETTY IMAGES