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U.S. beats Brazil for men's gold
U.S. players celebrate victory in the gold medal volleyball match against Brazil held at the Capital Indoor Stadium.
Beijing, China (Sports Network) - The United States men's indoor volleyball team beat Brazil in four sets Sunday to win the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.

The Americans rallied back from an opening-set loss for a 20-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-23 victory and their first Olympic medal in men's indoor volleyball since winning a silver at the 1996 Games in Atlanta.

Brazil was trying for an indoor volleyball gold medal sweep after its women's team defeated the U.S. in four sets on Saturday night.

Earlier on Sunday, Russia defeated Italy in straight sets for the men's bronze.

The Americans won gold in men's volleyball for the first time since back-to- back first-place finishes in 1984 and '88.

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