In what came down to a match with the team having the least amount of errors winning, Italy’s Alex Ranghieri/Adrian Carambula took down Germany’s Markus Bockermann/Lars Fluggen 2-1, (21-10, 18-21, 15-8).
The men’s Lucky Losers portion of the 2017 Vienna Beach World Championships has concluded, with four teams advancing to the Round of 32 in a do or die scenario.
Nicolai/Lupo look to help Italy breakthrough for their first top-three finish at the Beach Volleyball World Championships.
The second day of the Long Beach President’s Cup has concluded with the women have completed their preliminary rounds and quarterfinal play, having the semifinals set to be played on July 15. The men will finish up quarterfinal play on July 15 the proceed to their semifinal and finals play on July 16.
The first day of pool play has concluded at the FIVB Long Beach Presidents Cup, with Americans facing Americans and international squads facing one another.
Based on the current points standings, the FIVB has announced the pre-draw placement for the men’s and women’s teams competing at the Beach World Championships in Vienna next month.
The teams have been announced for the upcoming event in Long Beach Presidents Cup, that will be hosted by the FIVB from July 12-16. The tournament will host eight USA teams, per gender, with them facing some of the top-eight international teams in the games.
The two Polish teams had a great outing sweeping their opponents 2-0.
Americans John Hyden and Tri Bourne (above) are the first pair to clinch a group at the 2016 FIVB World Tour Finals.
Bruno Oscar Schmidt (above) and his partner Alison Cerutti opened their World Tour Finals with a sweep of the Italian team.