15th seeded Spain grabs silver
ATHENS, Greece -- Emanuel Rego cradled his gold medal in his hand, looking at it as if peering into the eyes of a child.
The eight-year quest for the Brazilian star, one of the world's most accomplished beach volleyball players, was finally over. All the questions answered, all the pressure from fans in his sports-crazy homeland released.
Rego and Ricardo Santos, the world's top-ranked team,
overpowered Spain's Javier Bosma and Pablo Herrera 21-16, 21-15 on
Wednesday night, capturing ...
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