Latvia wins Olympic beach volleyball bronze
Fri, 10 Aug 2012 10:52a.m.
Martins Plavins and Janis Smedins beat the Netherlands in the beach volleyball bronze medal match to win Latvia's first medal of the London Olympics.
The Latvians came back from a first-set loss to beat Reinder Nummerdor and Rich Schuil 19-21, 21-19, 15-11.
Plavins finished ninth at the Beijing Games with a different partner, beating eventual gold medalists Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser in the opening match of pool play.
It was Smedins' first Olympic appearance.
Schuil won the indoor volleyball gold medal in 1996. The Dutch pair finished tied for fifth on the beach in Beijing.
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12/08/2012 2:50:15 a.m.
Smedins un Plavins LABAKIE!!!
10/08/2012 7:30:51 p.m.
Ja mes esam un busiem tie L A B A K I E!
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