Volleyball Canada


Beach update: Two silvers this past weekend

May 09, 2022: Canada picked up two silver placings this past weekend at international beach volleyball tournaments.

Olympians Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes were second to winners Kloth/Nuss at the AVP Austin Open, and up-and-comers Emma Glagau and Ruby Sorra took silver at the NORCECA Beach Tour event in Varadero, Cuba. Cubans Leila Martinez and Lidy Echeverría won gold 2-1 (21-12, 19-21, 15-12) in a close contest with the Canadians.

Earlier in the week Megan/Nicole McNamara were fifth at the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Doha Challenge – Amanda Harnett and Alina Dormann were 19th after qualifying for the main draw last week. Sam Schachter and Dan Dearing were ninth in the men’s event in Qatar. MacNeil/Russell were 25th. Full results at FIVB.com

Fecteau-Boutin/Rosso-Bonneau was Canada’s top men’s team in Cuba at 10th. Full results www.norceca.net

Photos: Sarah & Mel by Philip Whitcombe; below by NORECEA

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NORCECA winners

Canadians Emma Glagau and Ruby Sorra on left.