Wednesday, 29 May 2024

2023 Beach Pro Tour – Elite 16 Ostrava

The 2023 Beach Pro Tour – Elite 16 Ostrava event showcased some impressive performances from both the men’s and women’s teams. Let’s dive into the results and see how the teams fared in this thrilling tournament.

U.S. Teams

Here are the U.S. teams that participated in the event:

Men

  • Chaim Schalk/Tri Bourne
  • Trevor Crabb/Theo Brunner
  • Miles Partain/Andy Benesh
  • Miles Evans/Chase Budinger
  • Troy Field/Paul Lotman

Women

  • Megan Kraft/Emily Stockman
  • Terese Cannon/Sarah Sponcil
  • Savvy Simo/Toni Rodriguez
  • Sara Hughes/Kelly Cheng
  • Kristen Nuss/Taryn Kloth
  • Julia Scoles/Betsi Flint

Results

Let’s take a closer look at the results from the tournament:

Men

In the Qualification Preliminary Phase, Crabb/Brunner defeated Schalk/Bourne with a score of 2-0 (21-15, 21-16). Nolvak/Tiisaar (EST) also secured a victory, defeating Field/Lotman with a score of 2-0 (21-15, 21-17). Partain/Benesh emerged victorious against Canet/Rotar (FRA) with a score of 2-0 (21-15, 21-15). Budinger/Evans faced a tough challenge from Evandro/Arthur (BRA) and unfortunately lost with a score of 2-0 (21-10, 21-16).

In the Qualification Round 2, Partain/Benesh secured a hard-fought victory against Nolvak/Tiisaar (EST) with a score of 2-1 (15-21, 21-11, 19-17). Crabb/Brunner also showed their resilience, defeating Seidl/Pristauz (AUT) with a score of 2-1 (24-26, 21-18, 18-16).

In Pool A, Krou/Gauthier-Rat (FRA) defeated Crabb/Brunner with a score of 2-0 (21-17, 21-15). However, Crabb/Brunner bounced back in the tournament, defeating Pedro Solberg/Guto (BRA) with a score of 2-1 (19-21, 21-19, 15-11). In another match in Pool A, Mol/Sorum (NOR) emerged victorious against Crabb/Brunner with a score of 2-0 (21-16, 21-15).

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In Pool D, Ehlers/Wickler defeated Partain/Benesh with a score of 2-1 (19-21, 21-17, 15-6). However, Partain/Benesh quickly recovered from their loss and secured a win against Grimalt/Grimalt (CHI) with a score of 2-0 (21-15, 21-9). Unfortunately, Partain/Benesh faced another defeat at the hands of Perusic/Schweiner (CZE) with a score of 2-0 (21-16, 21-13).

In the Round of 12, Partain/Benesh showcased their skills and defeated Losiak/Bryl (POL) with a score of 2-0 (21-19, 21-19).

The journey continued for Partain/Benesh as they advanced to the quarterfinals, where they secured a victory against Ahman/Hellvig (SWE) with a score of 2-0 (21-18, injury default). The semifinals saw a close battle between Partain/Benesh and Cherif/Ahmed (QAT), with Cherif/Ahmed ultimately emerging as the winners with a score of 2-1 (18-21, 21-17, 15-9). In the bronze medal match, Partain/Benesh showcased their resilience and defeated Perusic/Schweiner (CZE) with a score of 2-0 (21-14, 21-17).

Women

In the Qualification Preliminary Phase, Gottardi/Menegatti (ITA) secured a victory over Kraft/Stockman with a score of 2-1 (21-12, 22-20, 15-13). Cannon/Sponcil defeated Wang/Zhu (CHN) with a score of 2-0 (21-15, 21-13). Simo/Rodriguez faced a tough match against Bianchin/Scampoli (ITA) but emerged victorious with a score of 2-1 (15-21, 21-19, 17-15).

In the Qualification Round 2, Cannon/Sponcil continued their winning streak by defeating Paulikiene/Raupelyte (LTU) with a score of 2-0 (22-20, 21-10). Simo/Rodriguez faced a tough challenge from Carol/Barbara (BRA) and unfortunately lost with a score of 2-0 (21-18, 21-16).

In Pool A, Cannon/Sponcil showcased their skills and defeated Nuss/Kloth with a score of 2-0 (21-17, 22-20). They continued their winning streak by defeating Tina/Anastasija (LAT) with a score of 2-0 (21-17, 22-20). Ana Patricia/Duda proved to be a formidable opponent for Nuss/Kloth, defeating them with a score of 2-1 (18-21, 21-18, 15-7). Cannon/Sponcil faced a tough challenge from Ana Patricia/Duda and unfortunately lost with a score of 2-0 (21-19, 21-18). However, Nuss/Kloth didn’t let their spirits dampen and secured a victory against Tina/Anastasija (LAT) with a score of 2-0 (23-21, 21-9).

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In Pool C, Hughes/Cheng defeated Carol/Barbara (BRA) with a score of 2-0 (21-15, 21-17). Mariafe/Clancy (AUS) showcased their skills and secured a victory against Scoles/Flint with a score of 2-0 (21-14, 21-18). Scoles/Flint bounced back in the tournament and defeated Carol/Barbara (BRA) with a score of 2-0 (21-13, 21-19). Hughes/Cheng continued their winning streak with a victory against Mariafe/Clancy (AUS) with a score of 2-0 (21-19, 21-18). In their final match, Hughes/Cheng secured a win against Scoles/Flint with a score of 2-0 (21-13, 21-11).

In the Round of 12, Nuss/Kloth showcased their skills and defeated Mariafe/Clancy with a score of 2-1 (21-14, 19-21, 15-11). Ana Patricia/Duda continued their impressive performance by defeating Scoles/Flint with a score of 2-0 (21-14, 21-16).

The quarterfinals saw intense battles, with Melissa/Brandie (CAN) defeating Nuss/Kloth with a score of 2-1 (21-19, 13-21, 15-12). Cannon/Sponcil secured a victory against Verge-Depre/Mader (SUI) with a score of 2-0 (21-16, 21-14). Brunner/Huberli (SUI) defeated Hughes/Cheng with a score of 2-0 (21-18, 21-15).

In the semifinals, Cannon/Sponcil faced a tough challenge from Melissa/Brandie (CAN) but emerged victorious with a score of 2-1 (19-21, 23-21, 15-13).

The much-anticipated gold medal match saw an intense battle between Ana Patricia/Duda (BRA) and Cannon/Sponcil. Ultimately, Ana Patricia/Duda emerged as the winners with a score of 2-1 (17-21, 21-14, 15-12).

FAQs

Q: Who were the U.S. teams that participated in the 2023 Beach Pro Tour – Elite 16 Ostrava?
A: The U.S. teams that participated in the event were Chaim Schalk/Tri Bourne, Trevor Crabb/Theo Brunner, Miles Partain/Andy Benesh, Miles Evans/Chase Budinger, and Troy Field/Paul Lotman for the men’s division. Megan Kraft/Emily Stockman, Terese Cannon/Sarah Sponcil, Savvy Simo/Toni Rodriguez, Sara Hughes/Kelly Cheng, Kristen Nuss/Taryn Kloth, and Julia Scoles/Betsi Flint represented the women’s division.

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Q: Who emerged as the winners in the men’s division of the 2023 Beach Pro Tour – Elite 16 Ostrava?
A: Cherif/Ahmed (QAT) emerged as the winners in the men’s division, showcasing their skills and determination throughout the tournament.

Q: Who emerged as the winners in the women’s division of the 2023 Beach Pro Tour – Elite 16 Ostrava?
A: Ana Patricia/Duda (BRA) emerged as the winners in the women’s division, displaying exceptional talent and resilience.

Q: How did Partain/Benesh perform in the tournament?
A: Partain/Benesh displayed impressive performances throughout the tournament, showcasing their skills and securing victories along the way. They reached the bronze medal match and ultimately emerged victorious against Perusic/Schweiner (CZE) with a score of 2-0 (21-14, 21-17).

Summary

The 2023 Beach Pro Tour – Elite 16 Ostrava was an exciting event that showcased the talents of beach volleyball players from around the world. Both the men’s and women’s divisions saw fierce competition and impressive performances. Cherif/Ahmed (QAT) emerged as the winners in the men’s division, while Ana Patricia/Duda (BRA) claimed victory in the women’s division. Partain/Benesh also displayed their skills and determination, securing the bronze medal in the men’s division. Congratulations to all the teams for their exceptional performances in this thrilling tournament. To stay updated on the latest beach volleyball news and upcoming events, visit the official website of Alpinetgheep.com.