China wins women's volleyball bronze medal

China defeated Cuba 3-1 to win the bronze medal in women's volleyball competition.

BEIJING // China defeated Cuba 3-1 to win the bronze medal in women's volleyball. The Chinese, who won the gold medal in the 2004 Athens games, were spurred by constant cheering from the home crowd to win 25-16, 21-25, 25-13, 25-20. Three-time Olympic gold medallists Cuba finish in fourth place in Beijing. The United States plays Brazil in the gold medal match on Saturday night. *AP

Published: August 23, 2008 04:00 AM

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