While the men finished up qualifying action, the women got rolling in the main draw with 32 pool play matches, crowning eight champions, including German qualifiers Anna Behlen/Sarah Schneider and Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings/Nicole Branagh.
Americans John Mayer and Trevor Crabb, who started the tournament as a wildcard entry and dropped their opening pool play match, capped a six-match win streak and secured their first ever FIVB medal, winning gold at the Lucerne Three-Star on Sunday. Countrymen Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen earned bronze at the tournament.
Lucerne Three-Star Lucerne, Switzerland May 9-13, 2018 Double-Gender Schedule/Results Americans John Mayer/Trevor Crabb are still in the running for…
Americans John Mayer/Trevor Crabb are still in the running for a medal at the Lucerne Three-Star with a semifinal berth, while Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen will vie for bronze early Sunday morning.
The jam packed FIVB slate continues this week with three titles on the line: the Tuan Chau Island One-Star, the Bangkok One-Star and the Lucerne Three-Star.
Mersin Three-Star Mersin, Turkey May 2-6, 2018 Schedule/Results Friday brought the end of pool play and the first round of…
Just one week after earning the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, Canadians Sarah Pavan/Melissa Humana-Paredes sewed up their first FIVB gold since July, besting Americans Kelly Claes/Brittany Hochevar in straight sets Sunday morning.
The women’s semifinals and podium matches and men’s gold and bronze medal matches of the Xiamen Four-Star will be streamed live on the FIVB YouTube channel. American women Kelly Claes/Brittany Hochevar take the sand at 9:05 p.m. ET Saturday.
Three American women’s pair made the Xiamen quarterfinals, but only No. 23 seed Kelly Claes/Brittany Hochevar, who are playing in their first tournament together, remained standing as the Final Four was set. On the men’s side, Russians Viacheslav Krasilnikov/Nikita Liamin will face countryen Oleg Stoyanovskiy/Igor Velichko for the gold Sunday morning.
FIVB Xiamen Four-Star Xiamen, China April 17-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Pool Play winners were crowned Thursday night/Friday morning in Xiamen on…