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PHOTO GALLERY: Egypt's beach volleyball girls make Olympic history despite defeat


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Egypt's Nada Meawad (L) and Doaa Elghobashy celebrate after winning a point during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Canada and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 11, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
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Players compete in the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Canada and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 11, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
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Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy (L) dives for the ball during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Canada and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 11, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
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Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy, center, celebrates a point with teammate Nada Meawad against Canada during a women's beach volleyball match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP)
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Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy, right, celebrates a point with teammate Nada Meawad against Canada during a women's beach volleyball match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP)
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Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy, right, sets up for teammate Nada Meawad against Canada during a women's beach volleyball match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP)
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Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy serves to Canada during a women's beach volleyball match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP)
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Egypt's Nada Meawad plays a shot during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Canada and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 11, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
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Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy controls the ball in front of Canada's Kristina Valjas during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Canada and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 11, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
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Players switch sides during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Canada and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 11, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
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