Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings is taking her commitment to making her p1440 volleyball tour, concert and wellness series an international affair one step further, as she will playing the inaugural event in San Jose with Swiss star Anouk Vergé-Dépré.
The third event of the 2018 Beach Major Series is set for August 1-5 in Vienna, Austria. It is the last five star level event before the World Tour Finals in Hamburg, August 15-19.
The race for the women’s Gstaad Major title is down to eight teams, including Americans Alix Klineman/April Ross and Kelley Larsen/Emily Stockman and two Canadian teams.
Americans Kelley Larsen/Emily Stockman won their fifth match in Gstaad to claim the Pool G title and a free pass to the second elimination round on Friday. April Ross/Alix Klineman and the top five seeds also claimed pool crowns.
Four of the five American women’s teams in the main draw won their opening pool play matches at the Gstaad Major on Wednesday.
Six of the eight men’s pool winners were crowned on Thursday before thunderstorm interrupted the action. Eight women’s pool winners punched their tickets to the second elimination round.
Itapema students don`t get snow days. However, much to their celebration, the city decided to give its kids a day off from school so they could go and cheer for their favorite athletes at the FIVB`s only World Tour 4 star event held in Brazil this season
Top seeded Brazilians Evandro/Andre and Agatha/Duda pleased their home crowd by earning the gold medals at the Itapema Four-Star with straight set title match wins on Sunday.
Brazil’s Evandro/Andre will battle Norway’s Anders Bernsten Mol/Christian Sorum for the men’s Itapema gold, while homestanding Agatha/Duda will face Joana Heidrich/Anouk Verge-Depre of Switzerland for the women’s gold Sunday morning.
Itapema Four-Star Itapema, Brazil May 16-18, 2018 Schedule/Results The medal matches are set for Sunday morning with Brazilian teams vying…