Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Alpinetgheep Presents: An Exciting Recap of the 2023 FIVB Beach World Championships

Beach Volleyball

Welcome to Alpinetgheep, your go-to source for all things beach volleyball! Today, we’ll be diving into the thrilling highlights of the 2023 FIVB Beach World Championships. Grab your sunglasses and get ready for some intense action in the sand!

U.S. Teams Shine on the Global Stage

The United States fielded a talented roster of both men’s and women’s teams at the tournament. Let’s take a closer look at their performances:

Women’s Teams

  • Kristen Nuss / Taryn Kloth
  • Kelly Cheng / Sara Hughes
  • Betsi Flint / Julia Scoles
  • Alix Klineman / Hailey Harward
  • Terese Cannon / Megan Kraft

Men’s Teams

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

Thrilling Results from the Women’s Pool Stage

The pool stage showcased some fierce battles, with our talented U.S. women’s teams leaving their mark:

Pool B

  • Nuss/Kloth def. Akiko/Yurika (JPN), 2-0 (21-15, 21-15)
  • Nuss/Kloth def. Paulikiene/Raupelyte (LTU), 2-0 (21-19, 21-15)
  • Nuss/Kloth def. Andressa/Vitoria (BRA), 2-0 (21-13, 21-14)

Pool C

  • Hughes/Cheng def. Albarran/Vidaurrazaga (MEX), 2-0 (21-4, 21-10)
  • Hughes/Cheng def. Ittlinger/Borger (GER), 2-0 (21-17, 21-12)
  • Agatha/Rebecca (BRA) def. Hughes/Cheng, 2-0 (21-15, 24-22)

Pool I

  • Alvarez/Moreno (ESP) def. Cannon/Kraft, 2-0 (28-26, 21-15)
  • Cannon/Kraft def. Torres/Rivera (MEX), 2-0 (21-11, 22-20)
  • Cannon/Kraft def. Xue/Xia (CHN), 2-0 (22-20, 21-14)
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Pool J

  • Scoles/Flint def. Klinger/Klinger (AUT), 2-0 (21-17, 21-14)
  • Scoles/Flint def. Quesada/Williams (CRC), 2-0 (21-4, 21-11)
  • Scoles/Flint def. Gottardi/Menegatti (ITA), 2-0 (21-14, 21-18)

Pool K

  • Klineman/Harward def. Muller/Tillman (GER), 2-0 (25-23, 21-14)
  • Taina/Victoria (BRA) def. Klineman/Harward, 2-0 (21-17, 21-17)
  • Dong/Wang (CHN) def. Klineman/Harward, 2-0 (21-16, 21-19)

The U.S. women’s teams showcased their skills and determination throughout the pool stage, securing their spots in the knockout rounds.

Battling Through the Competition

As the tournament progressed, our U.S. teams faced tough opponents but continued to impress:

Round of 32

  • Nuss/Kloth def. Pavan/McBain (CAN), 2-0 (23-21, 21-12)
  • Cannon/Kraft def. Andressa/Vitoria (BRA), 2-1 (22-24, 24-22, 15-12)
  • Scoles/Flint def. Hermannova/Stochlova (CZE), 2-0 (23-21, 21-8)
  • Hughes/Cheng def. Klinger/Klinger (AUT)

Round of 16

  • Stam/Schoon (NED) def. Cannon/Kraft, 2-0 (21-18, 21-17)
  • Nuss/Kloth def. Agatha/Rebecca (BRA), 2-0 (24-22, 21-14)

Quarterfinals

  • Hughes/Cheng def. Taina/Victoria (BRA), 2-1 (21-14, 21-16)
  • Nuss/Kloth def. Huberli/Brunner (SUI), 2-1 (21-17, 19-21, 15-8)

Semifinal

  • Hughes/Cheng def. Nuss/Kloth, 2-1 (18-21, 21-12, 15-13)

Bronze Medal Match

  • Nuss/Kloth def. Mariafe/Clancy (AUS), 2-1 (15-21, 21-19, 15-13)

Gold Medal Match

  • Hughes/Cheng def. Ana Patricia/Duda (BRA), 2-0 (21-16, 24-22)

Outstanding Performances from the U.S. Men’s Teams

The U.S. men’s teams showcased their skills and tenacity on the sand. Let’s take a look at their journey:

Pool C

  • Partain/Benesh def. Peter/Hernan, 2-0 (21-9, 21-14)
  • Partain/Benesh def. Mol, H/Berntsen (NOR), 2-0 (23-21, 21-17)
  • Partain/Benesh def. Krou/Gauthier-Rat (FRA), 2-1 (16-21, 21-15, 15-10)

Pool D

  • George/Andre (BRA) def. Evans/Budinger, 2-0 (21-17, 24-22)
  • Popov/Reznik (UKR) def. Crabb/Brunner, 2-1 (22-20, 21-18, 15-7)
  • Crabb/Brunner def. Evans/Budinger, 2-0 (21-18, 21-18)
  • Evans/Budinger def. Popov/Reznik (UKR), 2-0 (21-15, 21-11)
  • Crabb/Brunner def. George/Andre (BRA), 2-1 (19-21, 21-19, 15-12)
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Pool F

  • Kantor/Zdybek (POL) def. Schalk/Bourne, 2-0 (21-19, 21-19)
  • Aravena/Droguett (CHI) def. Schalk/Bourne, 2-0 (21-17, 24-22)
  • Ehlers/Wickler (GER) def. Schalk/Bourne, 2-0 (22-20, 21-16)

Round of 32

  • Ahman/Hellvig (SWE) def. Evans/Budinger, 2-0 (21-17, 21-15)
  • Partain/Benesh def. Kantor/Zdybek (POL), 2-0 (21-17, 21-16)
  • Crabb/Brunner def. McHugh/Burnett (AUS), 2-0 (21-15, 21-17)

Round of 16

  • Crabb/Brunner def. Hodges/Schubert (AUS), 2-0 (21-17, 21-17)
  • Partain/Benesh def. Ranghieri/Carambula (ITA), 2-0 (21-14, 21-17)

Quarterfinals

  • Losiak/Bryl (POL) def. Partain/Benesh, 2-0 (21-19, 21-16)
  • Crabb/Brunner def. Pedro Solbert/Guto, 2-0 (21-17, 21-14)

Semifinal

  • Perusic/Schweiner (CZE) def. Crabb/Brunner, 2-0 (21-15, 21-12)

Bronze Medal Match

  • Losiak/Bryl (POL) def. Crabb/Brunner, 2-0 (21-17, 21-18)

FAQs

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Q: How often are the FIVB Beach World Championships held?

A: The FIVB Beach World Championships take place every two years, bringing together elite beach volleyball athletes from around the globe.

Conclusion

The 2023 FIVB Beach World Championships presented an unforgettable display of athleticism and skill. The U.S. teams showcased their tremendous talent and determination, leaving their mark on the global stage. Stay tuned to Alpinetgheep for more exciting beach volleyball updates and coverage!

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