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The Netherlands and Russia make London

Updated: Wednesday, 04 Jul 2012 13:07

The Netherlands and Russia make London

The Netherlands and Russia has secured the final two places in women’s beach volleyball at the Olympics.

The two nations bagged their places after winning a qualification tournament in Moscow. Russia’s spot came courtesy of two wins over China, while the Netherlands defeated Italy twice.

Austria and Russia secured the last two men’s spots on offer.

Austria beat Mexico to claim their place, giving them a 6-0 winning record in the tournament. Russia defeated Poland, giving them five wins in six matches.

Medal Table

Country Total
USA 45 27 30 102
China 38 28 23 89
Great Britain 29 17 19 65
Russia 25 25 32 82
South Korea 13 8 7 28
Ireland 1 1 3 5
Full Table

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