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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.




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

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