The ink has barely dried on the checks for the FIVB World Tour Finals and the 2018-19 season is to begin at the Siofok One Star.
Russians Valeriy Samoday/Taras Myskiv climbed their way from the qualifying rounds to the top of the podium in Ljubljana with seven wins, while Swiss pair Esmee Bobner/Zoe Verge-Depre captured the women’s gold.
Cal Poly beach standouts Emily Sonny/Torrey Van Winden finished off a perfect 7-0 campaign with a gold medal. On the men’s side, history was made as Vladyslav Iemelianchyk/Sergiy Popov became the first ever Ukrianian team to win FIVB World Tour gold.
American pair Emily Sonny/Torrey Van Winden will have its first shot at FIVB gold on Sunday morning, vying for the Porec One Star title.
The qualification round of the Gstaad Major has ended with eight squads of both genders moving on to the main draw of the tournament.
The qualification round of the FIVB World Tour event in The Hague has concluded with eight teams from each gender moving onto the main draw.