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Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh Jennings Pull Off a Three-Peat!

Summer Olympics 2012

Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh Jennings Make It Three for Three

Originally posted 08/08/2012 06:00PM

Two-time Olympic gold medalists Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings took on fellow Team USA mates Jen Kessy and April Ross in Wednesday afternoon's All-American beach volleyball match in London – the first time since the 1996 debut of the sport in the Olympics that two teams from the same country have competed for a gold medal.

And did the golden girls make it three for three? They did!

At the end of the match, it was Walsh Jennings, 33, and May-Treanor, 35, who snagged the top honor from their opponents, landing them their third gold medal – the very first to do so in their sport.

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Team USA vs. Team USA! Meet the Women Going for Volleyball Gold

Summer Olympics 2012

Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh Jennings Prepare for Third Gold

Originally posted 08/08/2012 11:30AM

It will be an all-American showdown Wednesday when Team USA takes on Team USA in the women's beach volleyball final.

Two-time gold medalists Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings will play Jen Kessy and April Ross for the gold medal. It's the first time since 1996 – when beach volleyball made its Olympic debut – that two teams from the same country have competed for the gold.

As both teams prep for Wednesday's event, get to know who's who on the beach volleyball court.

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