Result: Russia defeat Brazil to win men's volleyball final

Russia defeat Brazil by three sets to two to win the men's volleyball gold at the London Olympics.

Russia have defeated Brazil by three sets to two to win the men's volleyball final and a gold medal at the London Olympics.

The European nation lost the first two sets 19-25 and 20-25, but rallied back thereafter to clinch the next three sets 29-27, 25-22 and 15-9.

It was Russia's first Olympic gold medal in either men's or women's indoor volleyball.

As for Brazil, the South American nation failed to achieve the sweep following the women's team victory in the final against the USA.

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