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Chinese can defend at home in 2008

Updated: August 28, 2004, 4:47 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- With the next Summer Games set for Beijing, China will have a chance to defend its women's volleyball gold medal without leaving home.

Ping Zhang led a determined rally past Russia with 25 points Saturday in the Olympic final, won by the Chinese 28-30, 25-27, 25-20, 25-23, 15-12.

After dropping the first two sets, China came back to tie -- staying a step ahead of the Russians in the final set. Yuehong Zhang ended it with a spike from the left side.

China's players ...

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