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For Team GB it was not the winning but the taking part

One win from 10 games is clearly not a rich statistic in terms of results, but for Great Britain's volleyball teams, London 2012 was never about...

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Volleyball team finish off with defeat

Great Britain's men were left to reflect on their Olympic volleyball campaign as Argentina whitewashed them with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-15) win...

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Bakare shines in volleyball defeat

Dami Bakare was the toast of Great Britain's dressing room after showing what he can do in the men's Olympic volleyball tournament.

The 2...

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Loss leaves GB on the brink

A day after the women's side secured a maiden Great British volleyball win, the lights went out on their male counterparts' Olympic quarter-fina...

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Pipes drained by men's volleyball defeat

Captain Ben Pipes put his hand up to take the blame as Great Britain's men's volleyball team were beaten 3-0 (25-18 25-20 26-24) by Bulgaria on ...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Dami Bakare was named the BOA Athlete of the Year in 2011 for volleyball and made his senior international debut for Britain in 2007.

Bakare was introduced to volleyball while at school and put his degree in dentistry at the University of Sheffield on hold to fully concentrate on London 2012.

He can reach over 11ft with a standing jump and is joined on the team by his cousin Peter.