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Another Latvian beach volleyball duo advance toward medal

The Latvian men's beach volleyball duo Mārtiņš Pļaviņš and Edgars Točs followed the footsteps of women's team Tīna Graudiņa and Anastasija Kravčenoka August 4 in fighting their way into the Olympic semi-finals.

The pair won against Brazilian team Alison/Alvaro Filho 2-0 (21:16, 21:19).

The win means the Latvian contenders are into the semi-finals, making them one of the last four teams in the competition with three medals to be decided. One more win will guarantee a silver at the very least, while a loss would see them heading into a playoff for bronze. 

Brief highlights of the match against Brazil can be seen below (may be subject to geoblocking). 

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