Gold-medal winners Brazil's Barbara, left, and Agatha celebrate after winning a point in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Championship Rio Open 2015 at Copacabana Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015.
Gold-medal winners Brazil's Barbara, left, and Agatha celebrate after winning a point in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Championship Rio Open 2015 at Copacabana Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. Silvia Izquierdo AP
Gold-medal winners Brazil's Barbara, left, and Agatha celebrate after winning a point in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Championship Rio Open 2015 at Copacabana Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. Silvia Izquierdo AP

Brazil has supplanted U.S. as beach volleyball superpower

September 30, 2015 8:44 PM