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U.S. Wins Fifth Straight Olympic Women’s Basketball Title

August 11, 2012

The U.S. defeated France 86-50 to win its fifth straight Olympic women’s basketball title.

The Americans outscored the silver medalists 26-12 in the third quarter to pull away. Candace Parker had 21 points to lead the U.S.

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