SPOILER: USA vs. USA in Beach Volleyball Final

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Team USA went into the women's beach volleyball finals with a guarantee of being awarded gold and silver. The top two seeds on the sand were the American teams entered in the competition—Misty May-Treanor/ Kerri Walsh Jennings and Jennifer Kessy/ April Ross.

For the third straight Olympics, the heavily favored May-Treanor and Walsh Jennings have landed atop the podium, winning two sets to zero. It was well worth their effort to come out of retirement for one last appearance together.

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It was no relaxing day at the beach for the bikini-clad athletes. The Team USA teammates showed no mercy, each vying for the sport's ultimate title. Lucky for May-Treanor and Walsh Jennings, they don't know what defeat feels like on the Olympic stage. London 2012 is their third appearance at the Games, never losing a match in their journey for gold. In their entire Olympic career, the dynamic duo has impressively dropped only one set, which was to Stefanie Schwaiger and Doris Schwaiger in a preliminary round in London.

May-Treanor paraded around Horse Guards Parade to celebrate her win with family and fans.