Volleyball: Argentina beat Brazil in tense full sets to win Olympic bronze

7/8/2021 11:36:00 AM
Volleyball: Argentina beat Brazil in tense full sets to win Olympic bronze

Volleyball: Argentina beat Brazil in tense full sets to win Olympic bronze

Volleyball: Argentina beat Brazil in tense full sets to win Olympic bronze

TOKYO: Argentina stunned 2016 gold medallists Brazil in a tense full-set match in the men\u0027s volleyball tournament on Saturday (Aug 7) to take the bronze medal at the Tokyo Games, sending the world\u0027s top-ranked team home without an Olympic medal for the first time since 2000. Sixth-ranked Argentina had lost

TOKYO: Argentina stunned 2016 gold medallists Brazil in a tense full-set match in the men's volleyball tournament on Saturday (Aug 7) to take the bronze medal at the Tokyo Games, sending the world's top-ranked team home without an Olympic medal for the first time since 2000.

Sixth-ranked Argentina had lost to their South American rivals in a full-set preliminary match, but they edged powerhouse Brazil to win 25-23 20-25 20-25 25-17 15-13 in the bronze match.Outside hitter Facundo Conte led the way, scoring 21 points, while four other team mates, including Agustin Loser and Bruno Lima, finished in double figures.

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LinkedIn TOKYO: Argentina stunned 2016 gold medallists Brazil in a tense full-set match in the men's volleyball tournament on Saturday (Aug 7) to take the bronze medal at the Tokyo Games, sending the world's top-ranked team home without an Olympic medal for the first time since 2000.LinkedIn TOKYO : For a 38-year-old coming to the end of his career, the appeal of playing in empty stadiums in Japan's summer heat as an over-aged player in an Under-23 tournament is not an obvious one.LinkedIn TOKYO : Swiss duo Anouk Verge-Depre and Joana Heidrich won the bronze medal in the women's beach volleyball at the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Latvia's Tina Graudina and Anastasija Kravcenoka 21-19 21-15 on Friday.Read full article 5 August 2021, 12:15 pm · 5-min read India beat Germany 5-4 to win a bronze India have beaten Germany 5-4 to to win an Olympic medal in men's hockey after 41 years.

Sixth-ranked Argentina had lost to their South American rivals in a full-set preliminary match, but they edged powerhouse Brazil to win 25-23 20-25 20-25 25-17 15-13 in the bronze match. Outside hitter Facundo Conte led the way, scoring 21 points, while four other team mates, including Agustin Loser and Bruno Lima, finished in double figures. Alves's leadership of the young Brazil team has been evident in every game, including in the semi-final shootout win over Mexico where he strode up to take the first penalty kick. Argentina, who had made it to the semi-finals for the first time since 2000, recovered their rhythm from their disappointing straight-set loss to France on Thursday, with consistent attacks and powerful blocks. Heidrich looked up to them after the winning point, screamed into a camera in joy and then leapt onto a railing to hug her supporters. Argentina also won the bronze at the Seoul 1988 Olympics. Alves has won everywhere he has played - six Spanish league titles and three Champions League wins with Barca, a Serie A title with Juventus and the French league twice with Paris St Germain. The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and France were competing in the final later on Saturday. India's showing offers hope after decades for men's hockey.

Source: Reuters/jt . The World Cup has evaded him and while he has enjoyed two triumphs in the Copa America, he clearly sees the Olympics as a way to complete his career with an international success for his country. While Brazil were eliminated earlier in the women's tournament, the U.