March 22, 2023
Tough finishes for USA doubles at Volleyball World Doha Elite16

Ultimately, the outcomes have been disappointing for the US doubles competing in Volleyball World Doha Elite16.

Kelly Cheng and Sara Hughes and Taryn Kloth and Kristen Nuss completed fifth, whereas Sarah Sponcil and Terese Cannon completed ninth.

The 2 US males’s pairs have been eradicated within the first qualifying spherical final Thursday.

It is likely to be seaside volleyball, however Sunday’s finalists in Doha, Qatar, have been all from cold-climate nations.

Within the ladies’s gold medal match, the Netherlands’ ninth seeded Katja Stam and Raisa Schoon defeated the tenth positioned Swiss Nina Brunner and Tanja Huberli in units 20-22, 21-14, 15-11.

Katja Stam jumps on Raisa Schoon’s again throughout victory celebration/Volleyball World photograph

On the boys’s aspect, Volley Vikings, consisting of Norway’s Anders Mol and Christian Sorgum, defeated eighth-placed Swedes David Ahman and Jonatan Hellvig in units of 21-19, 21-19.

Mol and Sorgum additionally received the 2022 Volleyball World Seaside Professional Tour Finals in Doha final weekend, incomes them a complete of $180,000 for 2 weeks of labor, as this Sunday gold medalists shared $30,000 per pair, whereas runners-up earned $20,000.

The bronze medal went to Italian Alex Ranghieri and Adrian Carambula, who beat Poland’s Bartosz Losiak and Michal Bryl in units 22-20, 22-20, and Australia’s Mariafe Artacho and Taliqua, who beat Latvia’s Anastasija Samoilova and former US greats Tina Graudina 12- He went to Clancy. 21, 21-15, 15-10. The winners received $14,000 and the fourth-place finishers received $10,000.

Fifth place was price $8,000 and ninth place paid $6,000.

Cheng and Hughes, who received $150,000 final weekend, received 3-0 within the pool sport.

beat Brunner and Huberli 21-17, 19-21, 19-17 by a tricky three-pointer; He rebounded to beat Canadian Melissa Humana-Paredes 12-21, 21-18, 15-13; after which beat Brazilians Andressa Cavalcanti and Vitoria De Souza 21-8, 21-12.

Nevertheless, the best pair in USC historical past have been eradicated by the Latvians 21-18, 21-16.

Kloth and Nuss handed the qualifying by defeating two US doubles, first Toni Rodriguez and Savvy Simo, after which Megan Kraft and Emily Stockman. In a sport of pool, the Canadians beat Sophie Bukovec and Sarah Pavan 21-16, 21-8; misplaced 23-21, 21-18 to Sponcil and Cannon; nevertheless, the Germans beat Svenja Muller and Sinja Tillmann with 21-18, 21-14 wins.

The LSU pair have been then eradicated 21-17, 21-10 by Brunner and Huberli.

Sponcil and Cannon misplaced their pool debut 21-19, 21-14 to Muller and Tillmann, however got here again with a win over Kloth and Nuss earlier than beating Muller and Tillmann 21-18, 21-14. However in addition they misplaced to the Latvians 21-16, 21-16 within the qualifiers.

The subsequent Volleyball World occasion shall be an Elite16 on March 22-26 in Tepic, Mexico.

Taryn Kloth is throughout Nina Brunner’s enterprise in Saturday’s Doha/Volleyball World photograph.

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