Wing-spiker Fernanda Garay Rodrigues top-scored for Brazil with 15 points while FIVB Hero Sheilla Castro chipped in with 13 points. Brazil, the defending Olympic champions, have now qualified for nine successive Olympic Games after missing the first four editions and will be aiming to enhance their record which has seen them win two bronze medals in Atlanta and Sydney before claiming the Olympic title in Beijing.
A total of eight women’s teams have now qualified for the Olympic Games.
Olympic Games Women’s Volleyball Qualified Teams:
Hosts Great Britain
2011 World Cup winner Italy
2011 World Cup runners up USA
2011 World Cup third place China
Africa winner Algeria
NORCECA winner Dominican Republic
CEV winner Turkey
CSV winner Brazil
AVC winner (To be determined at joint World and AVC Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan from May 19-27)
Last three vacancies will be filled at joint World and AVC Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan from May 19-27