USA Women’s Water Polo team member injured in South Korea nightclub incident

Members of the USA Water Polo Senior National Teams were injured when a inside balcony collapsed at a South Korean nightclub. The Team was in South Korea to compete in the FINA World Championship. Team members were celebrating the Women’s Team win when the incident occurred.

The injured team members are Kaleigh Gilchrist of Newport Beach, Paige Hauschild, and Johnny Hooper. Kaleigh Gilchrist underwent emergency surgery for a laceration on her left leg.

The USA Women’s Water Polo Team has trained at the swimming facilities on Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos.

The USA Women’s Water Polo Team has trained at the JFTB Los Alamitos swimming pool. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.