Women's quarter-final ties confirmed - London 2012 - Volleyball
The draw for the women's Olympic Volleyball quarter-finals was confirmed on Day 9 as the round-robin group stages came to an end.
Two sides finished with five wins from five - Russia in Group A and the United States in Group B.
Russia won the race to finish top of the pile, coming out on top 3-2 in a straight shoot-out with Italy this afternoon.
The world champions and their Italian rivals were neck and neck heading in to the clash and Russia twice came from behind to get over the line.
The USA, meanwhile, eased to a 3-0 win over Turkey to sign off their group stage campaign.
The quarter-finals take place on Tuesday.