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China, Russia, Cuba, Brazil win in quarters

Updated: August 26, 2004, 6:13 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- The U.S. women's volleyball team found its rhythm a little too late.

And after struggling just to get out of the preliminary round, the Americans were eliminated from the Olympics a lot sooner than they imagined.

A late rally by the United States fizzled against Brazil in a five-set quarterfinal defeat Tuesday, 25-22, 25-20, 22-25, 25-27, 15-6.

"We fought back," outside hitter Ogonna Nnamani said. "Being down 2-0 is not easy. I just think we ran out of gas there ...

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