With Tokyo 2020 now just one year away, it’s time to relive some of the greatest Olympic moments in history. Today, 7 August 2020, the Sydney 2000 women's beach volleyball final.
The schedule for Tokyo 2020 has been confirmed, venues announced and while athletes around the world are busy gearing up to qualify for the greatest show on Earth, it's time to enjoy 16 days full of the most unforgettable, inspiring and exciting memories from the past as preparations for Tokyo 2020 gather pace!
Sydney 2000 Women's Beach Volleyball Final
Natalie Cook and Kerri Pottharst became one of the great stories of Sydney 2000 as they cemented the sport of beach volleyball in Olympic history.
In a match that gripped a nation and the 10,000 Aussies watching on Bondi Beach, Cook and Pottharst came up against the Brazilian duo Shelda Bede and Adriana Behar. Heading into the gold medal match, Australia were looking to turn their bronze from Atlanta 1996 into gold while Bede and Behar were looking to cement Brazil's dominance in the sport.