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Argentina beat Brazil and won the bronze medal in men’s volleyball at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Albiceleste team beat Brazil 15-13 in the tie break and with this victory they once again got on the Olympic podium since 1988 when they faced the same rival in Seoul.
The gold will be played by Russia and France.
Russia seeks to repeat the gold of London 2012 and France had so far the eighth place of Seoul 1988 as the best result.
It is the third medal for Argentina in these Games after silver in women’s hockey and bronze in men’s rugby 7.
Bronze for Cuba
For his part, Cuban fighter Reineris Salas got another bronze medal for Cuba this Saturday.
Showing perseverance, Salas defeated Azerbaijani Sharif Sharifov in the 97 Kg division of wrestling, going back from the second period.
This medal joins the many that Salas, 34, has achieved throughout his career, both in World Championships and in Pan American Games, among other competitions.
It also becomes the 14th medal for Cuba in these Olympic Games.
Bronze for Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic also takes a bronze medal after a vibrant encounter with South Korea in baseball.
The Dominicans are in third place in the tournament with a 10-6 victory.
This is a historic bronze for the island since it is the first Olympic medal they have achieved in a team sport and it is only their second participation in baseball.
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