Sanne Keizer/Madelein Meppelink pleased the home crowd at the Hague with a pair of victories on Saturday to claim the CEV Beach Volleyball Championships title, marking the second crown for each member of the Dutch pair.
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The European Championships podium will be filled with new faces on the women’s side, meanwhile the defending silver and bronze medalists on the men’s side are still in play.
Eight women’s teams, including Spain’s Liliana/Elsa, remained after the first two eliminations rounds of the European Volleyball Championships on Thursday. Meanwhile, men’s pool play wrapped up.
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Russia’s Mariia Boncharova/Maria Voronina rallied past Dutch pair Raisa Schoon/Emi van Driel for the U19 Women’s Beach World title on Sunday, while countrymen Denis Shekunov/Dmitrii Veretiuk won the men’s gold and Alexey Gusev/Pavel Shustrov earned the bronze.
Defending Olympic, World, and European Champion Kira Walkenhorst had to find an interim-temporary partner this weekend while her regular temporary partner Leonie Kortzinger played at the World University Championships.