The four pool winners – Rahman Raoufi/Haman Salemiinjehboroun (Iran), Philipp Arne Bergmann/Yannick Harms (Germany) and qualifiers Aghamohammad Salagh/Abolhamed Mirzaali (Iran) and Tiziano Andreatta/Andrea Abbiati (Italy) – earn automatic berths to the quarterfinals, scheduled for Friday afternoon.
Teams from Switzerland, Italy, Denmark and Iran advanced through two qualifying rounds to earn spots in main draw pool play at the Oman One-Star.
If Herrera succeeds, he would be the first male to play in five beach volleyball Olympic tournaments
It has been a tough few days of volleyball at the Katara Beach Volleyball Cup in Doha, as the finals have been set to feature the Netherland’s Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen and Russia’s Oleg Stoyanovskiy/Igor Velichko.
Evandro, who is only 27 years of age and the youngest beach volleyball world champion ever, is showing resolve and maturity beyond his years in this difficult moment of his life and career
Brazilian pro beach player Vitor Goncalves Felipe, who partners with Gustavo “Guto” Carvalhaes on the court, nailed down another partnership in his life on Feb. 25, proposing to longtime girlfriend Naty Taveira in front of a full stadium at the Joao Pessoa tournament.
Americans were atop the leaderboard in scoring and blocking on both the men’s and women’s sides at the Fort Lauderdale Major. Bronze medallist Summer Ross was tops in both categories for the women, while Theo Brunner led the scoring for the men and gold medalist Phil Dalhausser was the top blocker.
The Fort Lauderdale Major was a dream tournament for the hometown heroes, Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena. Lucena, who learned…
Top seeded Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena, both Florida natives, did not drop a set in six matches leading up to the Fort Lauderdale Major gold medal on Sunday.
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