Semifinals Set At Agadir World Tour Event

  0 Carly DeMarque | July 22nd, 2017 | Beach, FIVB Majors Series, News, Pro Beach

2017 World Tour – Agadir

The Agadir event on the World Tour is in full swing this weekend, with both men’s and women’s competition taking place. This is the final one-star event on the World Tour calendar for the 2017 season.


After surviving a late set scare, Nicole Eiholzer/Dunja Gerson of Switzerland took down fellow countrywomen Laura Caluori/Elena Steinemann 2-0, (21-13, 23-21). The match set the pair into the quarterfinal round of the competition where they took down Italy’s Laura Giombini/Agata Zuccarelli 2-0, (21-16, 21-14).

The semifinals have been set with Eiholzer/Gerson to take on Erika Sofia Mongelos Bobadilla/Gabriela Filippo and Akiko Hasegawa/Azusa Futami of Japan taking on France’s Lezana Placette/Aline Chamereau.


For the men, the semifinals have been determined after quarterfinal play.

France’s Youssef Krou/Quincy Aye made it to the semifinals after a win over Finland’s Pekka Piippo/Jyrki Nurminen 2-0, (21-16, 21-15). The pair will take on Zouheir El Graoui/Mohamed Abicha who defeated Adrian Heidrich/Gabriel Kissling 2-0, (21-14, 21-17 in the quarterfinals.

Qatar’s Julio Cesar Nascimento Junior/Ahmed Tijan enter the semifinals with a win over Switzerland’s Mirco Gerson/Michiel Zandbergen 2-1, (21-10, 17-21, 15-11). They will face Iran’s Bahman Salemiinjehboroun/Rahman Raoufi who won against Spain’s Raul Mesa/Christian Garcia 2-1, (21-19, 13-21, 15-11).

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Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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