Nadezda Makroguzova/Svetlana Kholomina led a podium sweep for the Russian women, while Ha Likejiang/Jiaxin Wu paced the Chinese men with the Anapa One Star gold.
Serbia’s Stefan Basta/Lazar Kolaric, which started the tournament in the qualifying rounds, won their first FIVB World Tour gold medal at the Aydin One-Star, while Sweden’s Kristina Thurin/Susanna Thurin made history with a bronze on the women’s side, for their country’s first ever FIVB World Tour medal.
Saturday set the semifinal stage for the Aydin One-Star after a long day of action including the end of women’s pool play, the round of 12 and the quarterfinals, while the men’s podium matches were set by the end of the day.
Friday was packed with pool play action at the Aydin One-Star with four men’s teams earning pool titles and eight women’s teams setting up for chances at pool crowns, which will decided early Saturday morning.
Germans Anna Behlen/Sarah Schneider made quite a splash in their FIVB World Tour debut, taking home the gold medal at the two-star Anchor International Beach Volleyball Carnival after a rallying for a three-set win in the championship match on Sunday.
LANGKAWI ONE-STAR April 26-29, 2018 Schedule/Results It was a historical day at the Langkawi One-Star as Austrian men’s duo Simon…
The semifinals are set for the Langkawi One-Star with teams from Austria, Germany, Russia and Thailand still in line for a podium spot on the men’s side.
Teams from Russia swept the men’s podium and Lithuania secured gold and bronze in the women’s competition
Snow Volleyball continues to pick up steam in Europe.
After advancing to Saturday’s second elimination round, American pairs Alix Klineman/April Ross and Kelly Claes/Sara Hughes shared their keys to victory.