London 2012

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Two very different teams should make for an exciting final, says Virna


Virna is, of course, cheering for Brazil - "Those girls are my daughters."

London, Great Britain, August 10, 2012 – Former Brazilian star Virna Dias says that she expects a close game – possibly even a five-setter – in the women's volleyball gold-medal match between Brazil and USA on Saturday in her blog on the FIVB Olympic website.

Virna credits Brazil with a lot of power in their attack and excellent blocking, while the US shows a lot of technical sureness, spectacular blocking and an excellent defensive system.

“Regarding Brazil, they’ve lost some matches during the pools but now they’ve found their best way to play,” says Virna. “Danielle Lins is accomplishing a game with more speed . . . They are a team which has been growing match-by-match during these Olympic Games.”

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