In the men´s tournament Russia, Croatia and Brazil were the dominating team in the tournament after the Main Round, but with Ukraine beating Russia in the semi-final, a surprise team got into the finals, where the east-europeans gave a hard fight to Brazil.
It was an equal, head-to-head fight in both sets with fight finishes in both periods, each of the teams was winning one, so the final was decided in shoot-out.
It was the only shoot-out in today`s medal matches, as the others have been decided in two straight sets.
In the shoot-out Brazil showed better nerves, so after the victory of the ladies, the men clinched gold as well making the country and the the two teams the happiest for the moment in the world.
A fantastic closing ceremony with fireworks has finished the successful event with Brazil winning the double in both competitions.
Ukraine – Brazil 1:2 (19:18) (15:18) (2:6)