The atmosphere was incredible, the play outstanding and a new Paralympic champion beckoned. Two years ago on this day, the top two Sitting Volleyball women’s teams in the world battled it out for Paralympic honours in the Riocentro Pavilion 6 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Olympic Games.
China has won every single gold medal match since women first started playing Sitting Volleyball in the Paralympics in 2004. USA looked to change that and make history in the Rio 2016 gold medal match.
Check out the full match report here.
Check out the video of USA celebrating