Nine of the top 10 seeds moved on to the men’s Round of 16 at the Yangzhou Four Star. Three American teams rounded out the field, which also includes three Russians and three Brazilians.
Men’s teams from seven countries, including two Russians, and women’s teams from five countries, including three Brazilians and two Americans, are through to the Yangzhou Main Draw after Wednesday’s qualifying.
It wasn’t an easy road for Allie Wheeler/Lara Dykstra, but the Americans won their first World Tour medal as a pairing on Saturday. Meanwhile, Russians Taras Myskiv/Valeriy Samoday won their second straight gold.
The recently ended FIVB World Tour One-Star event in Ljubljana was full of stories
Taras Myskiv (2) has just won his first FIVB World Tour Event after winning two silvers earlier into the season
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.
Americans Bree Scarbrough/Aurora Davis finished off a dream opening FIVB tournament with the gold medal at the Bangkok One Star on Sunday, while Japan’s Yusuke Ishijima/Takumi Takahashi won the title in their third FIVB effort.
Bangkok One-Star Bangkok, Thailand May 10-13, 2018 Schedule/Results Pool winners Bree Scarbrough/Aurora Davis (United States) and Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara (Canada)…
Americans Bree Scarbrough/Aurora Davis and Canada’s Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara were among the four women’s team to win pool titles at the Bangkok One Star on Friday.
Manila One-Star May 3-6, 2018 Manila, Philippines Schedule/Results First time gold medalists were the order of the day at the…