Wednesday, 29 May 2024

2022 Beach Pro Tour – Dubai Challenge No. 1

The 2022 Beach Pro Tour – Dubai Challenge No. 1 was an exciting event that showcased top athletes from around the world competing in beach volleyball. In this article, we will take a closer look at the results of the tournament and highlight the standout performances.

U.S. Competitors

The U.S. had a strong representation in the tournament, with notable athletes in both the men’s and women’s divisions. Competing on behalf of the U.S. were Chase Budinger, Troy Field, Logan Webber, Evan Cory, Taylor Crabb, Paul Lotman, Andy Benesh, and Miles Partain. These athletes displayed exceptional skills and determination throughout the tournament.

Results

The tournament featured intense matches and exciting moments. Let’s take a look at the results of the matches in each phase of the competition.

Men

Qualification Preliminary Phase

  • Webber/Cory def. Takken/Bushby (AUS), 22-20, 21-15
  • Benesh/Partain def. Rumsevicius/Stasevicius (LTU), 2-0 (21-18, 21-8)
  • Crabb/Lotman def. Pithak/Poravid (THA), 2-0 (27-25, 21-6)

Qualification Second Round

  • Webber/Cory def. Oliva/Trousil (CZE), 2-1 (21-11, 23-25, 15-12)
  • Benesh/Partain def. Hajos/Streli (HUN), 2-0 (21-17, 21-11)
  • Crabb/Lotman def. Heidrich/Dillier (SUI), 2-1 (12-21, 21-16, 15-13)

Pool D

  • Crabb/Lotman def. Budinger/Field, 2-0 (23-21, 21-12)
  • Aye/Aye (FRA) def. Crabb/Lotman, 2-1 (21-19, 19-21, 16-14)
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Pool C

  • Benesh/Partain def. Virgen/Sarabia (MEX), 2-0 (21-15, 21-12)
  • Benesh/Partain def. Huerta/Huerta (ESP), 2-0 (21-16, 21-17)

Pool E

  • Webber/Cory def. Carracher/Nicolaidis (AUS), 2-0 (21-14, 21-17)
  • Webber/Cory def. Viscovich/Ranghieri (ITA), 2-0 (24-22, 21-18)

Round of 16

  • Webber/Cory def. Capogrosso/Capogrosso (ARG), 2-0 (21-18, 21-14)
  • Crabb/Lotman def. Sepka/Semerad (CZE), 2-1 (21-18, 17-21, 15-7)
  • Benesh/Partain def. Metral/Haussener (SUI), 2-1 (29-31, 21-14, 15-7)

Quarterfinals

  • Webber/Cory def. Crabb/Lotman, 2-1 (16-21, 21-19, 15-13)
  • Benesh/Partain def. Aye/Aye (FRA), 2-0 (21-19, 21-14)

Semifinals

  • Popov/Reznik (UKR) def. Webber/Cory, 2-1 (22-24, 21-13, 15-9)
  • Benesh/Partain def. Pedro Solberg/Arthur (BRA), 2-0 (21-15, 21-13)

Bronze Medal Match

  • Pedro Solberg/Arthur (BRA) def. Webber/Cory, 2-1 (15-21, 21-18, 15-12)

Gold Medal Match

  • Benesh/Partain def. Popov/Reznik (UKR), 2-0 (21-15, 21-17)

Women

The women’s division also showcased incredible talent and fierce competition.

Qualification Preliminary Phase

  • Hodel/Harward def. Metsakoivu/Metsakoivu (FIN), 2-0 (21-13, 21-17)
  • Elekova/Harmanova (SLO) def. Race/Slabakova, 2-0 (22-20, 21-12)

Qualification Second Round

  • Turner/Anderson def. Tsubouchi/Yabumi (JPN), 2-0 (21-14, 21-13)
  • Wheeler/D. Kraft def. Vasiliauskaite/Kovalskaja (LTU), 2-1 (21-17, 19-21, 15-9)
  • Hodel/Harward def. Shiba/Take (JPN), 2-1 (17-21, 21-17, 15-13)
  • Horton/Scoles def. Elekova/Hermanova (SLO), 2-0 (21-7, 21-16)

Pool B

  • Hermannova/Stocklova (CZE) def. Hodel/Harward, 2-0 (21-15, 21-14)
  • Hodel/Harward def. Radarong/Charanrutwadee (THA), 2-0 (21-18, 21-16)

Pool C

  • Simo/Gaffney def. Turner/Anderson, 2-1 (21-18, 18-21, 15-13)
  • Ishii/Mizoe (JPN) def. Simo/Gaffney, 2-1 (21-10, 13-21, 15-12)
  • Kortzinger/Kunst (GER) def. Turner/Anderson, 2-1 (19-21, 25-23, 15-13)

Pool F

  • Akiko/Yurika (JPN) def. Horton/Scoles, 2-0 (21-17, 21-11)
  • Horton/Scoles def. Vieira/Chamereau (FRA), 2-0 (21-15, 21-3)

Pool D

  • Wheeler/D. Kraft def. Sinisalo/Sinisalo (FIN), 2-0 (21-16, 21-9)
  • Naraphornrapat/Worapeerachayakorn (THA) def. Wheeler/D. Kraft, 2-0 (21-16, 21-9)
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Round of 18

  • Hodel/Harward def. Mckay/Wuttunee (CAN), 2-0 (21-9, 21-14)
  • Kortzinger/Kunst (GER) def. Wheeler/D. Kraft, 2-1 (19-21, 21-16, 15-9)

Round of 16

  • Horton/Scoles def. Bentele/Lutz (SUI), 2-0 (21-14, 21-18)
  • Simo/Gaffney def. Zhu/Wang (CHN), 2-0 (29-27, 21-9)
  • Hodel/Harward def. Helland-Hansen/Olimstad (NOR), 2-1 (19-21, 21-17, 15-13)

Quarterfinals

  • Horton/Scoles def. Schneider/Sude (GER), 2-0 (21-16, 25-23)
  • Hermannova/Stochlova (CZE) def. Simo/Gaffney, 2-1 (21-18, 20-22, 15-8)
  • Xia/Lin (CH) def. Hodel/Harward, 2-0 (21-18, 21-15)

Semifinals

  • Hermannova/Stochlova (CZE) def. Horton/Scoles, 2-0 (21-19, 21-17)

Bronze Medal Match

  • Horton/Scoles def. Naraphornrapat/Worapeerachayakorn (THA), 2-0 (26-24, 22-20)

These results highlight the intense competition and the exceptional skills of the athletes participating in the 2022 Beach Pro Tour – Dubai Challenge No. 1.

FAQs

Q: Who were the top U.S. competitors in the tournament?

A: The top U.S. competitors in the tournament were Chase Budinger, Troy Field, Logan Webber, Evan Cory, Taylor Crabb, Paul Lotman, Andy Benesh, and Miles Partain.

Q: Who emerged as the champions in the men’s division?

A: The champions in the men’s division were Andy Benesh and Miles Partain.

Q: How did the U.S. women’s team perform in the tournament?

A: The U.S. women’s team displayed great talent and determination throughout the tournament.

Summary

The 2022 Beach Pro Tour – Dubai Challenge No. 1 featured intense competition among athletes from around the world. The U.S. competitors put on a remarkable performance, showcasing their skills and determination. Andy Benesh and Miles Partain emerged as the champions in the men’s division, while the U.S. women’s team displayed great talent and resilience. The tournament provided thrilling matches and unforgettable moments, highlighting the vibrant and competitive nature of beach volleyball. To stay updated with future events and results, visit the official website of Alpinetgheep.com.

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