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Rio Olympics 2016: China’s women beat Serbia to win volleyball gold

China won their 26th gold at the Rio Olympics with a tight victory over Serbia in the women’s volleyball final.

China lost the first set 25-19 but fought back in the second to level the game at 1-1.

Despite a Serbia fightback late in the fourth game, China stayed calm to register a 3-1 victory, with many players left in tears after the match.

The United States, who were silver medallists in 2012, won bronze after beating the Netherlands 3-1.