Women's Olympic Tournament

USA gain revenge over Japan

August 9, 2012
By ESPN staff
The United States claimed women's Olympic glory as they gained revenge for their World Cup defeat against Japan by beating them 2-1 at Wembley.

Carli Lloyd's brilliant two goals in the final were enough for the USA to complete a hat-trick of Olympic titles, as the midfielder added to her winner in the 2008 final. They also made amends for her penalty shoot-out miss in last year's World Cup final.

Yuki Ogimi pulled a goal back for Japan, who had plenty of chances to equalise ...

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