It was the beach volleyball equivalent of David vs. Goliath: Spain’s 14th-seeded Liliana Fernandez Steiner and Elsa McMillan against Canada’s first-seeded Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes. The match went pretty much as expected, with Canada’s relentless attacks resulting in a 21-13 first-set victory.
Who won Canada vs Spain beach volleyball?
Beach volleyball: Canada has sent its second team to the quarterfinals of the women’s beach volleyball at the Tokyo Olympics. Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes overpowered Spain in their match, defeating the Spaniards in straight sets 21-13, 21-13.
What place did Canada get in beach volleyball?
After dropping the first set to Tina Graudina and Anastasija Kravcenoka, they rallied to tie the match, but the Canadians couldn’t overcome a number of unforced errors in the deciding third set, losing to 2-1, also ending their Olympic competition.
How did Canada do in beach volleyball?
It wasn’t meant to be for Team Canada’s beach volleyball teams on Day 11 at Tokyo 2020. … Canada fell behind early again in the second set but were able to rebound this time. The team built up at 12-8 lead but the Australians never went away, grabbing the next three points to get within one.
Did Canada beat US in beach volleyball?
Canada beats Team USA to advance to the quarterfinals in the women’s beach volleyball tournament.
Who won in beach volleyball today?
The American team of Ross and Alix Klineman defeated the Australians in straight sets to win the beach volleyball tournament. “I can’t fathom that it worked out the way it did,” Ross said.
How old is Sarah Pavan?
Canada’s men’s volleyball team was knocked out of the Tokyo Olympics with a straight-sets (21-25, 28-30, 22-25) loss to the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) in the quarter-finals at Ariake Arena on Monday.
Are there two Canadian beach volleyball teams?
Canada is the only country with two teams left in the tournament. Humana-Paredes and Pavan will face Australia’s Mariafe Artacho Del Solar and Taliqua Clancy in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
How tall is the Canadian beach volleyball player?
The pair won the women’s gold medal at the 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships.
|Born||October 10, 1992 Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Hometown||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
Who took gold in beach volleyball?
April Ross (1) and Alix Klineman (2) hug after winning the gold medal Friday. After being left off the U.S. Olympic indoor volleyball roster in 2016, Klineman shifted to the beach in search of a fresh start.
Did Canada win women’s beach volleyball?
Canadians Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson bounced back in the Olympic beach volleyball tournament to clinch their first win in Tokyo. Bansley and Wilkerson defeated Argentine pair Ana Gallay and Fernanda in straight sets (22-20, 21-12) on Tuesday and are now 1-1.