Canadian women's water polo team advances to elimination round at worlds

GWANGJU, Korea, Republic Of — Emma Wright and Kyra Christmas scored three goals apiece as Canada crushed South Korea 22-2 in women's water polo action at the world aquatic championships on Thursday.

The win keeps Canada (1-2) alive in the competition after the group stage. The Canadians will face the Netherlands (2-1) in the first elimination round on Saturday.

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South Korea (0-3) will be in the classification round.

Elyse Lemay-Lavoie, Monika Eggens, Kelly McKee and Hayley McKelvey had two goals apiece for Canada against South Korea.

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