USA’s Crabb/Gibb, Austria’s Seidl/Wall Lead Vienna Men’s Qualifiers
Americans Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb, Brazilians Ricardo Santos/Gustavo ‘Guto’ Carvalhaes and homestanding Robin Seidl/Philipp Waller highlight the group of eight teams that are moving on from the qualifiers to the Vienna Major main draw.
Women’s #EuroBeachVolley Semis Set; Men Prep for Round of 16
The European Championships podium will be filled with new faces on the women’s side, meanwhile the defending silver and bronze medalists on the men’s side are still in play.
Top Two Men’s Seeds Are Out in Gstaad, Dalhausser/Lucena Move On
The top two seeds of the Gstaad Major on the men’s side are out of the competition in a historic occurrence as both failed to win a match during the pool play stage.
Clancy/Artacho del Solar Win Espinho Gold, Men’s Race Down to Four
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.
Hughes/Ross Among Espinho Semifinalists, Dalhausser/Lucena Win Pool
The women’s field was whittled down to four, while the men advanced to the first elimination round after pool play on Friday.
Hughes/Ross, Stockman/Larsen Advance to Ostrava Round of 16
The table is set for Saturday’s Round of 16 with pool play and the first elimination round in the books for both genders, with eight of the Top 10 men’s seeds and nine of the Top 10 women’s moving on.
Two Americans Among Pool Winners Crowned at Xiamen Four-Star
FIVB Xiamen Four-Star Xiamen, China April 17-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Pool Play winners were crowned Thursday night/Friday morning in Xiamen on…
Three Qualifiers Notch Major Pool Play Upsets Thursday in Xiamen
Three big upsets and six tie-break matches highlighted Thursday morning’s men’s pool play action in Xiamen. No. 30 seed Adrian Heidrich and Mirco Gerson of Switzerland knocked off third-seeded Austrians Alexander Horst/Clemens Doppler in three sets in Pool C, while 25th seeded Americans Ryan Doherty/William Allen also got in on the upset action.
Poland’s Prudel/Szalankiewicz Hold On for Kish Island Gold
No. 3 seed Mariusz Prudel and Jakub Szalankiewicz of Poland prevailed for the Kish Island gold medal in just their second FIVB tournament together, following a fifth-place showing at the Hague in January.
Friday Results At Kish Island Set Up All-European Semis
Qualifiers Alexander Walkenhorst and Sven Winter of Germany moved into medal contention alongside teams from Austria, Latvia and Poland with two wins on Friday in Kish Island.