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Update: Photos of the Olympic Women's Beach Volleyball winners

Olympics Day 12 - Beach Volleyball

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Kerri Walsh Jennings (L) and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrates winning the Gold medal in the Women's Beach Volleyball Gold medal match against the United States on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Horse Guard's Parade on August 8, 2012 in London, England.


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The American-on-American, Californian vs. Californian Olympic Women's Volleyball championship ended in a hat trick as Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor took the gold.

 

The high profile pair picked up their third straight gold medal in beach volleyball in an All-American final, beating April Ross and Jennifer Kessy 21-16, 21-16 on Wednesday night.

Walsh Jennings and May-Treanor have never lost a match, and only dropped one set, in their Olympic career.

With a rowdy crowd on its feet, May-Treanor and Walsh Jennings dropped to their knees and embraced as Ross' serve sailed long to clinch it.


 

 

Previously:

Which American team will win tonight's women's volleyball match?

* London via SoCal: Olympic women's beach volleyball finals, not in tape delay

* Golden sands: Olympic women's beach volleyball final is all-American

 

 

 

 

 

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