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WATCH: Rafael Nadal redemption! When Spain great cried after winning Rio doubles gold medal

Nadal, 30, and his childhood friend Marc Lopez, 34, beat Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau of Romania to win 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 and claim the gold medal.

Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 15:16
WATCH: Rafael Nadal redemption! When Spain great cried after winning Rio doubles gold medal
Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Rafael Nadal is still relevant. After years injury concerns which have limited his playing time and also the claim to real greatness, the Spaniard found redemption at Rio Olympics.

Nadal, 30, and his childhood friend Marc Lopez, 34, beat Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau of Romania to win 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 and claim the gold medal.

Here's the video to that poignant moment.

First Published: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 15:16

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