WATCH: Top beach volleyball moments of the Rio Olympics

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The Rio Olympic beach volleyball tournament, held on the iconic Copacabana beach, spanned over 18 days and boasted over one hundred matches.

The tournament saw Brazil claim its first Olympic gold since the 2004 Athens Games, three-time defending gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings miss out on the chance to win her fourth consecutive gold , and three teams secure historic first Olympic beach volleyball medals for their nations.

See the top highlights from the 2016 tournament here.