Aug 03, 2012 11:18 AM EDT By Sonya Magett

Olympic Beach VolleyBall 2012: Bikinis Brought The Sexy To London Games

Bikinis, the uniforms worn by the beach volleyball women players, has always brought attention to the sport. The players at the London Games brought even more attention to themselves when they would embrace and touch each other after scoring points and big wins. The British media has been speculating if the intimacy among the players in public is part of an attention-getting scheme to win more fans.

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  • Italy's Greta Cicolari (front L) and Marta Menegatti celebrate after defeating Canada's Annie Martin and Marie-Andree Lessard during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012
  • Canada's Annie Martin (R) and Marie-Andree Lessard celebrate a point against Italy's Greta Cicolari and Marta Menegatti during their women's preliminary round beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012
  • Brazil's Juliana Silva and Larissa Franca celebrate after defeating the Netherlands' Madelein Meppelink and Sophie van Gestel during their women's round of 16 beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 3, 2012
  • Dancers perform during the women's preliminary round beach volleyball match between Brazil's Juliana Silva and Larissa Franca against Czech Republic's Hana Klapalova and Lenka Hajeckova at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012
  • Dancers perform before the start of the the women's round of 16 beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 3, 2012
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