Olympic scandals by Egantx7

Question 3

Identify the winning teamWe take you to the semifinals of water polo at the Games of Melbourne. This winning team began by taunting the Soviets, in Russian, before the match started, and continued taunting verbally and with physical aggression throughout the match. With about a minute left, a Soviet player retaliated, severely beating a member of this team who emerged from the water bloody as fans ran to the pool deck launching death threats at the Soviet players. The match was stopped, and this team then went on to defeat Yugoslavia for the gold before many team members defected. Identify this nation, whose water polo team avenged their home nation by beating down the Soviets in what is known today as the "Blood in the Water" match.