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WATCH: Top beach volleyball moments of the Rio Olympics

Beach Volleyball - Olympics: Day 11

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 16: Alison Cerutti of Brazil digs playing with Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil playing aginst Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen of Netherlands during the beach volleyball Men’s Semifinal on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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The Rio Olympic beach volleyball tournament, held on the iconic Copacabana beach, spanned over 18 days and boasted over one hundred matches.

The tournament saw Brazil claim its first Olympic gold since the 2004 Athens Games, three-time defending gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings miss out on the chance to win her fourth consecutive gold , and three teams secure historic first Olympic beach volleyball medals for their nations.

See the top highlights from the 2016 tournament here.