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Last Updated: Tuesday, 24 August, 2004, 21:24 GMT 22:24 UK
Cuba stage late comeback
Cuban duo Nancy Carrillo de la Paz and Daimi Ramirez Echevarria
Defending champions Cuba staged a dramatic comeback to beat world champions Italy and reach the last four of the Olympic women's volleyball.

Cuba came from two sets to one down to win 25-23 14-25 22-25 25-14 15-12 and will meet China in the last four.

The strong Chinese team, who are ranked third in the world, won 25-20 25-22 25-20 in just 75 minutes.

Russia claimed a three sets win over South Korea while Brazil beat the USA 25-22 25-20 22-25 25-27 15-6.





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