One hundred teams (55 men’s and 45 women’s) made their way to Espinho, Portugal for a chance to compete in the FIVB Four Star event this week. After country quota and qualifying matches, the 32-team fields per gender are set.
Brazil’s Adrielson Dos Santos Silva and Renato Andrew Lima de Carvalho wrapped a Brazilian sweep of the U21 Beach World Championship titles on Sunday.
Brazil’s Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos earned their second straight U21 World Championship with a straight set victory over Russia’s Nadezda Makroguzova/Svetlana Kholomina in Sunday’s gold medal rematch from 2016.
Brazil’s Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos, the defending champions, will face off with Russia’s Nadezda Makroguzova/Svetlana Kholomina in the 2017 gold medal match.
The Round of 16 has ended at the U21 World Beach Championships with eight teams remaining in both genders.
Pool play has ended at the U1 World Beach Championships, with teams on both the men’s and women’s side moving to the round of 16.
The first day of the main draw of the U21 World Beach Championships has ended.