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Cuba cruises in four sets

Updated: August 28, 2004, 1:50 PM ET
Associated Press

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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