The final stop on the King of the Court Crown Series tour hits Huntington Beach, California on Saturday with 20 men’s and 20 women’s teams competing.
King of the Court Crown Series – Waikiki Sept. 14, 2018 Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Fort DeRussy; Waikiki, Hawaii The first…
The King of the Court Crown Series makes its third stop of the season in Waikiki, for a dual gender event, following men’s only events in Utrecht, Netherlands, and Antwerp, Belgium.
Top international teams will compete in four iconic beach volleyball locations around the world for the King of the Court tiel, and with a total prize purse of US$ 450,000 and a new highly-coveted title at stake, play will be fast and furious.
Romania’s Adriana-Maria Matei/Beata Vaida, the lone non-Brazilian team among eight semifinal teams at the Miguel Pereira One Star, spoiled the home country’s efforts at a podium sweep, winning the women’s gold on Sunday, and giving their country its first ever FIVB gold. Qualifiers Vinicius Rezende Costa Freitas/Luciano Ferreira de Paula wound up atop the men’s podium.
Romania’s Adriana-Maria Matei and Beata Vaida spoiled an otherwise all-Brazilian semifinal party at the Miguel Pereira One Star on Saturday. All eight semifinalists are in search of their first FIVB World Tour gold.