Sunday, July 23, 2017

USA Ultimate National Team Wins 4th Consecutive Gold at 2017 The World Games

After an opening game loss to Colombia, the top-seed USA National ultimate team won their remaining 3* preliminary games to earn a rematch against Colombia for the gold medal. After a close first half, US pulled away from COL to win the gold 13-7 (7-5 half). This is USA's 4th consecutive gold medal at The World Games and USA's 5th total medal in the Flying Disc event. The silver medal is Colombia's first ever medal in Flying Disc/Ultimate at The World Games.

Australia and Canada played in the bronze medal match, which was won by Canada, 13-11 (7-4 half). This is Canada's 2nd consecutive bronze at the World Games and their 4th total medal in the Flying Disc event.

*The last scheduled preliminary game - USA vs Poland - was cancelled due to inclement weather.

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