Can we use any of the prepositions' in, at, for' in the following construction?

The ltalian team won the gold medal ....volleyball.

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I've personally heard all three used, but I believe "in" is most proper. To give the extended version, you would write:

"The Italian team won the gold medal in the event of volleyball".

Perhaps this is why "in" tends to be more favored here.

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