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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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GB women's volleyball exit to cheers

Great Britain's women said an emotional goodbye to the Olympic volleyball competition on Sunday but were sent on their way with words of comfort...

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Battling GB beaten by Japan

Japan ended Great Britain's women's volleyball tournament on Sunday afternoon, seeing off the host nation 3-0.

A first-ever Games win ove...

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GB women take first-ever volleyball win

Great Britain's women went beyond midnight to go the distance against Algeria at Earls Court and were rewarded with a first-ever win in Olympic ...

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Beattie buzzing ahead of Algeria clash

Great Britain women's volleyball captain Lynne Beattie is so excited about Monday's pool clash with Algeria that she would have played it in the...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Lynne Beattie is the captain of the women’s team and first played volleyball when she was at Mearns Castle High School.

She was named as the BOA Athlete of the Year for volleyball in 2009 and made her debut for Britain two years previously.

Beattie lists Manchester United FC manager and fellow Scot Sir Alex Ferguson as her hero.