Top Men’s Pairs Advance To Quarterfinals Of Moscow World Tour Event

  0 Carly DeMarque | June 02nd, 2017 | Beach, FIVB World Tour, News, Pro Beach


  • May 31 to June 4
  • ‘Dynamo’ Beach Sports Centre, Vodniy Stadium
  • Co-ed
  • 3-Star Event
  • Event Site
  • Results

The second day of play of the FIVB World Tour event in Moscow has come to a close, with eight teams advancing onward to the quarterfinals of the competition.

See Friday’s men’s results below:

In no surprise, many top teams are advancing on to the quarterfinals of the tournament. Bruno Schmidt/Alison Cerutti will move on as will the American duo of Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena, both easily sweeping their opponents.

The Latvian pair of Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Janis Smedins were able to take down USA’s Theo Brunner and Casey Patterson in three sets, 2-1, (30-32, 21-14, 15-10). The first set was a real burner for both squads, as it extended past the point regulation of 21 by 11 points.

Teams advancing to the quarterfinals:

  • Bruno Schmidt/Alison Cerutti of Brazil
  • Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena of USA
  • Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Janis Smedins of Latvia
  • Pablo Herrera/Adrian Gavira of Spain
  • Michal Bryl/Grzegorz Fijalek of Poland
  • Maciej Rudol/Jakub Szalankiewicz of Poland
  • Viacheslav Krasilnikov/Nikita Liamin of Russia
  • Oleg Stoyanovskiy/Artem Yarzutkin of Russia

The quarterfinals will begin tomorrow, along with the semifinal matches. The finals will be held on Sunday.

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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