..."> ..." />
Home News Product Reviews Health & Fitness Features Healthy Eating


If it is not your content, try to search here:
Beach Volleyball - 21. August 2019.


In a rivalry that has become as intriguing as the race for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan and April Ross and Alix Klineman continued to build the hype.

In another enthralling chapter on Sunday, reigning FIVB World Champions Pavan and Humana-Paredes had just enough to outlast Ross and Klineman in the championship match of the legendary AVP Gold Series Manhattan Beach Open, 2-1 (28-26, 16-21, 16-14), a struggle between the world powers that lasted 1 hour, 18 minutes.
It was the first victory on the AVP tour for the Canadians and they earned their plaques on the historic Manhattan Beach Pier, where all champions of a tournament that began in 1960 years ago are enshrined.
“It means a lot to create history and be immortalized on the pier,” Humana-Paredes said. “One of the things you hope as an athlete is to leave a legacy behind and I think we’re doing that.”
It’s been a summer of love for the Canadians, who captured the world title in Hamburg in July with a finals victory over Ross and Klineman. They also won on their home sand in Edmonton. They returned to Europe and captured the Vienna Major 5-star two weeks ago.
The teams entered the week with Ross and Klineman, the defending Manhattan Open champions, ranked No. 1 in the world with Pavan and Humana-Paredes ranked No. 2.
Thank you so much, if you tweet or share
Have you read it?
Manchester Thunder come out on top over Wasps Netball

Netball Superleague 

Players join Chinese women's football team via Thailand for Olympic qualifier
Please follow us