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Russia wins women's basketball bronze medals
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21:39, August 23, 2008

Russia won the bronze medals for the second consecutive time on Saturday as they beat China 94-81 in the 3rd-4th placing final of the women's basketball competitions at the Beijing Olympic Games.

The fourth-placed finishing was also the best Olympic result for the Chinese in 16 years after they won the silver medals at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

Chen Nan led China with 26 points and Bian Lan contributed 17 points, Miao Lijie 16, all were members of the national team of the 2004 Athens when China finished with the 9th place.

Source: Xinhua

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