Cuba cruises in four sets
ATHENS, Greece -- Though its Olympic-record streak of three straight volleyball titles was over, Cuba played Saturday like it deserved another gold.
A hard-hitting, high-jumping attack led by Nancy Carillo de la Paz and Zoila Barros Fernandez sparked the Cubans to an easy victory over Brazil in the bronze medal match, 25-22, 25-22, 14-25, 25-17.
"Even though we won the bronze, it feels like winning the
gold," Barros Fernandez said. "Our team is very young, and we
have plenty of time ...
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