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Greek pair keep Olympic medal hopes alive

Thalia Koutroumanidou (l) and Maria Tsiartsiani try to return the ball during their beach volleyball match against South African pair Judith Augoustides and Vitalina Nel at the Beijing Olympics yesterday. The Greek pair won the match at Chaoyang Park 2-0 (21-12, 21-8) and have hopes of making the quarterfinals despite a loss in their first match.