Result: Russia beat Argentina to win men's basketball bronze

Result: Russia win basketball bronze
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Russia beat Argentina to win bronze in the men's basketball.

Russia have defeated Argentina 81-77 to win bronze in the men's basketball.

Argentina had taken the lead after the first quarter, but Russia fought back to take a 61-57 lead into the final quarter.

Argentina rallied to take a one-point lead with less than a minute remaining, but Russia's Alexey Shved scored a three-point shot to hand his country the lead before Vitaliy Fridzon scored the final basket to seal the win.

The gold medal match will be contested between USA and Spain.

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