Claes-Sponcil 9th ​​at FIVB Gstaad, good day for Brazilian women and Russian men

Sarah Spoonsell bumps Kelly Claes into elimination as Gstaad Friday/FIVB

The last two US teams were eliminated Friday in the FIVB Gstaad beach volleyball tournament, the last international competition before the Tokyo Olympics.

Kelly Claes And the Sarah Spoonsell He finished ninth in the championship in Switzerland, while في Kelly Kolinsky And the Emily Stockman He ended up being tied at number 17. The US men were eliminated on Thursday when they both Tree Born And the Trevor Crab And the Haim Schalk And the Theo Bronner tied at 17.

Claes, the former USC star, sponcil, and University of California The lead, they were in a hot streak coming to Gstaad, having won 12 consecutive matches in the four-star FIVB Championship. Sochi And the Ostrava events, the latter when they won the championship and snatched their Olympic spot.

Claes and Spooncell, the only one of the four U.S. pairs traveling to Tokyo to compete, and the pool matches this week. They beat Switzerland’s Esme Buebner and Zoe Verg Debre (21-13, 21-8) but failed to secure the farewell with a hard loss to Brazilian Carolina Salgado and Barbara Sixas (21-18, 28-30, 16-14).

On Friday, Claes and Spoonsel advanced to the second round of elimination by defeating Finland’s Rikka Lihonen and Nina Ahtianen (21-13, 21-17). But then they faced another advantageous position of USC at the Olympic Games in Latvia Tina Graudina and Anastasija Kravcenoka, who emerged victorious 21-19, 21-14.

Kolinsk and Stockmann fell to Brazilian Ana Patricia Silva and Rebecca Cavalcante (21-16, 21-13).

Brazil has dominated so far, putting three teams into the quarter-finals – second seed Agatha Bednarczuk and Eduarda Lisboa, sixth seed Silva and Cavalcante, and 13th seed Carolina Salgado and qualifier Barbara Seixas.

Women’s Saturday Quarterfinals (EST):
4 a.m.: Kinga, Wjacic and Katarzyna Kosiolic (Poland) vs. Kravchinuka and Graudina (Latvia)
5 a.m. – Silva and Cavalcante (Brazil) vs. Heather Bansley and Brandi Wilkerson (Canada).
9 am: Bednarczuk and Lisboa (Brazil) vs. Tania Huberley and Nina Beechart (Switzerland).
10 a.m.: Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana Paredes (Canada) vs. Salgado and Sixas (Brazil)

As for the men, the Russians have two teams in the semi-finals, which guarantees them a medal. The 2019 world champions, Vyacheslav Krasilnikov and Oleg Stoyanovsky, beat the top-ranked Norwegians Anders Mull and Christian Sorum (21-16, 21-19). Their compatriots Nikita Liamin and Taras Miskif came through the playoffs, defeating Poles Piotr Kantor and Bartosz Luciak (13-21, 21-10, 15-11).

Saturday men’s semi-final rounds:
7 am – Krasilnikov and Stoyanovsky (Russia) vs. Sherif Younes and Ahmed Tejan (Qatar).
8 a.m.: Lyamine and Miskev (Russia) vs. Stefan Bormanns and Joerik de Groot (Netherlands)

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Segment of winners
round 1
Talita Antunes / Maria Antonelli, Brazil (3) defeated. Megan McNamara / Nicole McNamara Canada (23) 21-16, 21-13 (0:32)
Talicoa Clancy/Mariav, Australia (7) def. Esmee bobner / Zoe Verge-Depre Switzerland (29) 24-22, 21-10 (0:39)
Sarah Pavan / Melissa Humana-Parides Canada (5) defeated. Chantal Laboror / Senja Tillmann Germany (16) 21-18, 21-17 (0:36)
Nadezhda Makrogozova / Svetlana Kholomina, Russia (8) defeat. Marta Menegati / Victoria Orsi Tooth Italy (15) 29-27, 21-18 (0:46)
Kinga Wojtasik / Katarzyna Kociolek Poland (25) Defeat. Daniela Alvarez / Angela Lobato Spain (28, Q7) 21-18, 28-30, 15-9 (0:53)
Sarah Spoonsell/Kelly Claes USA (4) defeated. Riikka Lehtonen / Niina Ahtiainen Finland (27, Q6) 21-13, 21-17 (0:32)
Ana Patricia Silva / Rebecca Cavalcante, Brazil (6) defeated. Emily Stockman / Kelly Kolinsky USA (17) 21-16, 21-13 (0:32)
Heather Bansley/Brandy Wilkerson Canada (18) defeated. Liliana Fernandez / Elsa Baquerizo Spain (14) 23-25, 21-17, 15-11 (0:57)
Round 2
Agatha Bednarczuk / Eduarda “Duda” Lisbon Brazil (2) defeated. Talita Antunes / Maria Antonelli Brazil (3) 21-19, 21-17 (0:37)
Tanya Huberley / Nina Beechart, Switzerland (9) defeated. Taliqua Clancy / Mariafe Artacho Australia (7) 21-15, 21-15 (0:32)
Sarah Pavan / Melissa Humana-Parides Canada (5) defeated. Margarita Kosoch / Laura Ludwig Germany (11) 21-14, 22-20 (0:37)
Carolina Salgado/Barbara Sixas, Brazil (13, Q1) defeated. Nadezhda Makrogozova / Svetlana Kholomina Russia (8) 21-15, 21-14 (0:37)
Kinga Wojtasik / Katarzyna Kociolek Poland (25) Defeat. Karla Borger / Julia Sude Germany (19) 21-18, 21-17 (0:35)
Anastasija Kravcenoka / Tina Graudina Latvia (10) defeated. Sarah Spoonsell / Kelly Claes USA (4) 21-19, 21-14 (0:34)
Ana Patricia Silva / Rebecca Cavalcante, Brazil (6) defeated. Sanne Keizer / Madelein Meppelink Netherlands (12) 18-21, 21-19, 15-5 (0:47)
Heather Bansley/Brandy Wilkerson Canada (18) defeated. Joana Heidrich / Anouk Verge-Depre Switzerland (1) 21-15, 21-15 (0:38)
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Round 2
Anders Mull / Christian Sorum Norway (1) defeated. Adrian Heidrich / Mirco Gerson Switzerland (20) 19-21, 22-20, 15-11 (0:58)
Viacheslav Krasilnikov / Oleg Stoyanovskiy Russia (9) defeated. Alexander Samoilovs / Janis Smdens Latvia (12) 21-13, 21-18 (0:39)
Sherif Samba / Ahmed Tijan Qatar (2) difference. Grzegorz Fijalek / Michal Bryl Poland (11) 22-20, 21-19 (0:42)
Evandro Goncalves / Bruno Oscar Schmidt, Brazil (3) defeated. Robin Seidl/Philipp Waller Austria (24, first quarter) 21-19, 22-20 (0:44)
Nikita Lyamin / Taras Miskev Russia (29, Q8) defeated. Matthias Bernzen/Hendrik Mol Norway (30, x 11) 27-29, 21-13, 15-12 (0:54)
Piotr Kantor / Bartosz Losiak Poland (5) defeated. Marco Kratiger / Florian Breer Switzerland (8) 21-18, 21-17 (0:41)
Nils Ahlers / Lars Flügen, Germany (18) defeated. Pablo Herrera / Adrian Gavira Spain (23) 21-17, 21-16 (0:33)
Stefan Bormanns / Yorik de Groot Holland (15) defeated. Julius Thule / Clemens Wechler Germany (4) 19-21, 21-13, 15-8 (0:45)
Round 3
Viacheslav Krasilnikov / Oleg Stoyanovskiy Russia (9) defeated. Anders Mull / Christian Sorum Norway (1) 21-16, 21-19 (0:38)
Sherif Samba / Ahmed Tejan Qatar (2) difference. Evandro Goncalves / Bruno Oscar Schmidt Brazil (3) 16-21, 21-15, 21-19 (0:58)
Nikita Lyamin / Taras Miskev Russia (29, Q8) defeated. Piotr Kantor / Bartosz Losiak Poland (5) 13-21, 21-10, 15-11 (0:44)
Stefan Bormanns / Yorik de Groot Holland (15) defeated. Nils Ehlers / Lars Fluggen Germany (18) 21-19, 21-16 (0:35)

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