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Result: USA clinch seventh in men's water polo

The United States come from behind to claim a 10-6 win over Australia in the seventh-place match in the men's water polo at the World Swimming Championshps.

The USA had to come from behind to secure a 10-6 win over Australia in the seventh-place match in the men's water polo competition at the World Swimming Championships in Russia.

Australia opened up a 3-2 lead by the end of the first quarter, with Aaron Younger among those scoring an early goal, but the Americans were just ahead midway through the contest.

The United States took control of the match in the third quarter, with Tony Azevedo leading the charge as they took the period 4-1, leaving them four points up going into the final quarter.

Australia battled hard to try to get back into the clash, but Azevedo finished the game with four goals to make sure America took the win.

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Friday's key events

· The athletics schedule begins, with 100m sprinter Dina Asher-Smith among the names in action on the opening day. The men's 10,000m final concludes the action, with Team GB's Sam Atkin and Marc Scott taking part in the absence of 2012 and 2016 champion Sir Mo Farah (1am-2.30pm)

· Victoria Thornley is Team GB's representative in the women's single sculls final (1.33am)
· Great Britain will be going for gold in the men's eight final (2.25am)

· Team GB duo Molly Renshaw and Abbie Wood take part in the women's 200m breaststroke final, but new Olympic record-holder Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa is the hot favourite (2.41am)
· Luke Greenbank has very realistic ambitions of picking up a medal in the men's 200m backstroke final (2.50am)
· There is also British representation in the women's 100m freestyle final, although any medal for Anna Hopkin would be a surprise (2.59am)
· With one gold and one silver already under his belt at these Games, Duncan Scott goes again in the men's 200m individual medley final (3.16am)

· Bryony Page will be looking to repeat her 2016 heroics in the women's event (5am-7.30pm)

· Bradley Forbes-Cryans will be looking to emulate Rio gold medallist Joe Clarke in the men's kayak event (6am-9am)

· The women's tournament enters the quarter-finals, with Great Britain facing Australia at the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium (10am)

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