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Olympic Women's Soccer History
August 21st, 2008 5PM

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For the second straight time, the USA, Brazil and Germany were 1-2-3 in Olympic women's soccer. For all the medalists ...

MEDALS
1996: Gold-USA; Silver-China; Bronze-Norway.
2000: Gold-Norway; Silver-USA; Bronze-Germany.
2004: Gold-USA; Silber-Brazil; Bronze-Germany.
2008: Gold-USA; Silver-Brazil; Bronze-Germany.

1996 Gold-Medal Game
Aug. 1 in Athens, Ga.
USA 2 China 1. Goals: MacMillan, Milbrett; Sun Wen.
USA -- Scurry, Overbeck, Chastain, Fawcett, MacMillan, Foudy, Venturini, Lilly, Akers, Hamm (Gabarra), Milbrett (Roberts).
China -- Gao Hong, Wang Lipang (Yu Hongqti), Fan Yunjie, Xie Huilin, Sun Wen, Zhao Lihong, Shui Qingxia, Liu Ailing, Sun Qingmei, Liu Ying, Shi Guihong (Wei Haiying).
Referee: Bente Skogvang (Norway).
Att.: 76,481.

2000 Gold-Medal Game
Sept. 28 in Sydney
Norway 3 USA 2 (OT). Goals: Espeseth 44, R.Gulbrandsen 79, Mellgren 102; Milbrett 5, 92+.
Norway -- Nordby, Sandaune, Kringen, Espeseth, Riise, S.Gulbrandsen (Lehn, 34), Knudsen (Jensen, 91), Pettersen (Mellgren, 83), Joergensen, Haugenes, R.Gulbrandsen.
USA -- Mullinix, Pearce, Chastain, Fawcett, Sobrero, Fair, MacMillan (Parlow, 79), Foudy, Lilly, Hamm, Milbrett.
Referee: Sonia Denoncourt (Canada).
Att.: 22,848.

2004 Gold-Medal Game
Aug. 26 in Athens
USA 2 Brazil 1 (OT). Goals: Tarpley 39, Wambach 112; Pretinha 73.
USA -- Scurry, Rampone, Markgraf, Fawcett, Chastain (Reddick, 61), Boxx, Tarpley (O'Reilly, 91), Foudy, Lilly, Wambach, Hamm.
Brazil -- Andreia, Monica, Tania, Juliana, Daniela, Rosana (Maycon, 111), Formiga, Elaine (Renata Costa, 88), Pretinha, Marta, Cristiane.
Referee: Jenny Palmqvist (Sweden).
Att.: 10,416.

2008 Gold-Medal Game
Aug. 21 in Beijing
USA 1 Brazil 0 (OT).
Goal: Lloyd 96.
USA -- Solo, Mitts, Markgraf, Rampone, Chalupny, O'Reilly (Kai, 101), Boxx, Lloyd, Tarpley (Cheney, 71), Rodriguez (Cox, 120), Hucles.
Brazil -- Barbara, Simone (Rosana, 104), Tania, Renata Costa, Erika, Maycon, Daniela (Fabiana, 77), Formiga (Francielle, 106+), Ester, Marta, Cristiane.
Referee: Dagmar Damkova (Czech Rep.).
Att.: 51,612.



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