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Germany wins men's beach volleyball

Updated: August 9, 2012, 7:27 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Emanuel's spike to save a fourth match point sailed over Julius Brink's outstretched fingertips and bounced hard on the sand by the sideline.

The match was over.

Germany won the gold medal.

It just didn't know it yet.

"We had to wait to see which way the referee pointed," said Jonas Reckermann, Brink's partner. "When we saw he pointed to us, then I knew we would get the point. It was total emotion."

Brink and Reckermann won the Olympic beach volleyball ...

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