Czechs Barbora Hermannova and Marketa Slukova took out No. 3 seed Agatha/Duda of Brazil. Three American teams and three Brazilian duos advanced to the Round of 16.
Sixteen spots in the Round of 32 were decided as eight pool winners were crowned and eight second place teams moved on on Day 4 of the FIVB Beach Championships. Two Brazilian teams claimed pool titles.
Barbora Hermannová and Marketa Slukova are the highest seed (#6) of two Czech Republic teams at the Beach World Championships.
The first day in Olsztyn’s main draw has concluded for the four-star event. This is the first four-star event since Rio back from May 16-21.
In the 18 year history of the Gstaad event, Anouk Verge-Depre and Joana Heidrich become only the second Swiss pair to make it to the semifinals.
Day two at the Gstaad Major has ended with the women’s teams concluding pool play while the men finished with their day two matches.
With the 2017 World Beach Championships coming up later this month in Vienna, Austria, it is time to look at the pools and how the teams compare to each other.
Canadians Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes had plenty to celebrate on Canada Day as the pair won its first FIVB World Tour event of the season, the Porec Major Five Star tournament.
The semifinals for the women in Porec has been set, with teams from Brazil, Canada, the Czech Republic and Switzerland competing for the top prize.
Based on the current points standings, the FIVB has announced the pre-draw placement for the men’s and women’s teams competing at the Beach World Championships in Vienna next month.