Women's

Volleyball Beijing Olympics

Pool A:

China, Cuba, Japan, Poland, United States, Venezuela

Pool B:

Algeria, Brazil, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia

Venue: Capital Indoor Stadium and Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium.

Brazil beats U.S. to win gold in women’s volleyball

Brazil have won its first gold medal in women’s volleyball, defeating the United States 25-15, 18-25, 25-13, 25-21.
China won the bronze medal.

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