Brazil’s gold-winning team tosses Sergio in jubilation.
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Brazil's men's volleyball team defeated Italy Sunday to win their third gold medal in the sport and cap their country's best Olympic performance with a total of seven golds in the Rio Games.The Brazilians had lost to the Italians in a pool match but won the final in straight sets 25-22, 28-26, 26-24, handing Italy its third silver medal in men's volleyball.Brazil struggled in the pool stage, losing two matches, to the U.S. and Italy, and only making it into the knockout rounds after a tense victory over France in the last game.Brazil last won volleyball men's gold in 2004 when it beat Italy in Athens, and took its first at Barcelona in 1992 .
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