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Americans win second consecutive beach volleyball gold. The indomitable American duo of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh win gold in straight sets in front of the sellout crowd that braved the steady rain to support the Chinese team of Tian Jia and Wang Jie. Xue Chen and Zhang Xi, also of China, defeated Brazil’s Renata and Talita in straight sets to win bronze. Beach Volleyball Women Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Walsh - May-Treanor (USA), Tian Jia - Wang (CHN), Xue - Zhang Xi (CHN)