Starting today, Corona del Mar High will be the spot for the best international women’s water polo. Five of the top 10-ranked nations will be competing in the 10th annual Holiday Cup through Sunday at the Marian Bergeson Aquatics Center.
In addition to Team USA, the reigning world champion, Canada, Russia, the Netherlands, Italy and Australia will also be in competition at CdM.
Canada was the silver medalist at the 2009 World Championships, while Russia was the bronze medalist. The Netherlands won gold at the Olympics in Beijing. Italy was the Olympic champ in 2004. Australia won gold at the 2000 Olympics.