The Beach Volleyball Team Netherlands (BTN) has parted ways with 22-year-old blocker Tom Van Steenis. He and teammate Ruben Penninga…
Germany’s Dan John/Eric Stadie will face countrymen Bennett Poniewaz/David Poneiwaz for the World University Beach Championships on Friday after each pair won two matches on Thursday.
Two German teams highlight the World University Beach Championships quarterfinal field after Wednesday’s Round 2 matchups.
The race for the World University Beach Championships is down to 16 men’s teams as the eight pool winners and eight Round 1 winners remain after a knockout round on Tuesday. Americans Brett Rosenmeier/Colton Cowell are among the group.
All eight men’s pools saw two teams go 2-0 to set up pool title matches on Tuesday, with just three matches going to tiebreak on Day 1 of the World University Beach Championships.
6’8″ Dutch beach volleyball national teamer Tom van Steenis is expected to miss 3 months after having an aneurysm removed from his shoulder.
Qualification began for the main draw at the Qinzhou Three Star on Tuesday with three women’s matches and six men’s matches.
France’s Adrian Caravano and Yann Faure, Russia’s Maksim Hudyakov and Ruslan Bykanov, Serbia’s Lazar Kolaric and Djordje Klasnic and Dutch duo Ruben Penninga and Tom van Steenis each won a pair of matches to advance to the Round of 16.
The first day of the main draw of the U21 World Beach Championships has ended.
The first day of the main draw in The Hague has concluded, with both #1 seeds on the women’s side of the tournament being taken down in straight sets.