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Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour – Women’s Update

Kusadasi Challenge - Women’s Update

The Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Kusadasi Challenge is underway. Let’s check in on the action on the women’s side of the tournament.

On Thursday, Riva Zapata and Villablanca Chris Vorpahl of Chile defeated Turkey’s Selin Toy and Suzan Dilara Gedikoglu 21-15, 21-16 in the preliminary phase. The win advanced the duo to the tournament’s second round, where they fell 19-21, 17-21 to Nasami Shiba and Nishibori Takemi of Japan.

It was a similar story for Mexico’s Maria Quintero and Angelica Gutierrez. The pair defeated their preliminary phase foes, Sweden’s Tina and Sanna Thurin 21-15, 21-19 to advance to the second round. There the Mexican duo was overpowered by Mexime Van Driel and Emma Piersma 16-21, 13-21. Thus far, no Latin American team has advanced past the second round.

The Kusadasi Challenge will continue through the weekend, with gold medal matches on Sunday. Volleyball fans can stream live games through Volleyball TV.

A lifelong fan of the MLB, NBA, NFL, NCAA, and volleyball, Nathan began working as a sportswriter in 2022. He also enjoys writing poetry and has had work featured in several publications, including UpChat, Infection House, Headline, and Fleas on the Dog.

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