Brazil beat Australia 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-12, 25-21) - duration 1:43
15-Aug, start time: 16:00, end time: 17:43 - Attendance: 1'853
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Daniel HOWARD (AUS) - captain on today's match against Brazil:
"I am happy about our performance. Brazil is a very good team."
Nalbert BITENCOURT (BRA) - captain on today's match against Australia:
"It was the first match and we were quite nervous about it. We are very happy and we will try our best for the next matches."
Jon URIARTE (AUS) - head coach on today's match against Brazil:
"I am not happy about today's result. We started well, but we lost our way. We had opportunities which we lost."
Bernardo REZENDE (BRA) - head coach on today's match against Australia:
"I would like to congratulate my fellow coach. They are a great team and they deserve to be here. Only good teams come here."
"Everything else is detail, which made the difference in the sets. We wanted to block their attacks.
"Already, two good teams are down.
"We tried hard. We are here to play and that's what we did."