Some of the biggest beach volleyball names in the world will make their way to Gstaad, Switzerland for the second of three 2018 FIVB Beach Major tournaments, nicknamed the Major in the Mountains.
Saturday was all seemingly about the men at the Espinho Four Star as the field was whittled from 32 to four. Meanwhile, the women’s podium was decided with the semifinal and medal matches.
FIVB Xiamen Four-Star Xiamen, China April 17-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Canada’s Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson became the second Top 10 women’s seed…
Fifth seeded Mariafe Artacho and Taliqua Clancy of Australia and No. 15 seed Maxim Sivolap and Igor Velichko of Russiaeach won their first FIVB medals with gold at the Qinzhou Open on Saturday.
QINZHOU THREE STAR Oct. 11-15, 2017 Qinzhou, China Schedule/Results Streaming Video Saturday night’s finals are set for the Qinzhou Three…
Second seeded American duo Summer Ross and Brooke Sweat and fourth-seeded Lauren Fendrick and Nicole Branagh and are on to the quarterfinals, while the story on the men’s side is Dutch qualifiers Dirk Boehle and Steven Van de Velde who also moved on.
April Ross and Kelly Claes lost in the main draw on Thursday, while fellow Americans Lauren Fendrick and Nicole Branagh, Emily Day and Brittany Hochevar, and Summer Ross and Brooke Sweat fared better with straight-set wins
The 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship has concluded, with Evandro Goncalves and Andre Loyola winning the men’s title.
Qatar’s Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younousse, who knocked off No. 2 overall seed Janis Smedins and Aleksandrs Samoilovs of Latvia to claim the top spot in Pool B, while five other Tuesday matches featured upsets.
No. 12 Dries Koekelkoren and Tom van Walle of Belgium edged Latvia’s Edgars Tocs and Rihards Finsters 21-14, 19-21, 15-13 in one of just two three-set match on opening day.