Brazil Adds Gold to Olympic Medals: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

LONDON, ENGLAND – Brazil has added to its London 2012 Olympic medals with a hard-earned gold for the women’s volleyball team. Time Brasil has managed to push its way up to 21st in the overall leaderboard, and now has fifteen medals - equaling the country's performance in Beijing 2008.

The gold of the day came as captain Fabiana Claudino led Brazil’s women’s volleyball team to victory against the United States. Despite losing the first set, the Brazilians managed to fight back and defend their Olympic title – defeating the Americans in four . . .

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