US women win fourth straight gold at World Cup, top China

SYDNEY (AP) — The names at the U.S. workforce have modified, the Americans’ dominance has no longer.

A’ja Wilson scored 19 issues, Kelsey Plum added 17 and the United States beat China 83-61 on Saturday to win its fourth consecutive gold medal at the women’s basketball World Cup.

This used to be one of the vital dominant groups within the Americans’ storied historical past within the World Cup that now has received 11 gold medals. They now have received 4 straight gold medals for the first-time ever. This used to be additionally the largest win in a gold-medal recreation, surpassing the 20-point wins that the Americans had executed two times.

“It feels great,” mentioned Wilson, who used to be decided on because the match’s MVP. “We came here on a mission, we got it. We got gold. Now we’re going home with some hardware. It feels great to us. Australia was great to us. I didn’t see any kangaroos, but it’s OK because we are leaving with a gold.”

What began with Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi has now been handed right down to Wilson and Breanna Stewart. With Alyssa Thomas the oldest participant at 30, the domination may just proceed for future years.

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