Russia celebrate their win

Russia earn shock volleyball gold

Russia come from two sets behind and overcome three match points to stun Brazil in the 2012 Olympic volleyball final.

12 Aug 12

Brazil men's volleyball team celebrate Brazil-Russia in volleyball final

Brazil

10 Aug 12

Favourites Brazil beat Italy in their semi-final to book a clash with Russia for the men's volleyball gold medal.

The US volleyball team lament their Olympic loss to Italy US volleyball champions crash out

Team USA

8 Aug 12

Defending champions United States are knocked out of the Olympic men's volleyball tournament in the quarter-finals by Italy.

Great Britain playing against Bulgaria Bulgaria beat GB volleyball men

Team GB

29 Jul 12

Great Britain's men produce a battling display on their Olympic debut but are beaten in straight sets by Bulgaria at Earls Court.

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Final Results

Final results by Country
Rank Country Medal moment
1 Russian Federation
2 Brazil
3 Italy
View full results for Men's Volleyball

Head to Head

Peter Bakare vs Oluwadamilola Bakare

Peter Bakare

Peter Bakare Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.96m (6'5")

Weight

93kg

Age

25

Oluwadamilola Bakare

Oluwadamilola Bakare Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.97m (6'6")

Weight

93kg

Age

26

View the London 2012 medallist table