Bahamas Games actions open with 12 matches in Day One
NASSAU, Bahamas, July 18, 2017 – The Beach Volleyball Tournament
of the Youth Commonwealth Games Bahamas 2017 gets underway with
twelve matches –six per gender- at Beach Soccer Stadium on
Tuesday starting at 9:00.
Ella Akkerman and Jasmine Pepi-Milton of New Zealand meet
Tenayestigni Joseph and Tiah Arnold of St Lucia in the first
female contest of the day, while New Zealand’s Tyran Gillepsie
and Keegan Tai Joe chash against England’s twins Luis Javier
Bello and Joaquín Bello to open the male’s actions under
partially cloudy skies.
Australia’s Rebecca Ingram and Carrie Van Rensburg go against
England’s Yasmine Kaashoek and Elena Austin at 9:50 and
simultaneously South Africa’s Lukholo Jooste and Aviwe Mamfaya
take on Cyprus’ Constantino Skordis and Sotiris Siapanis.
The morning session closes with Tysan Selvon and Ebony Williams
of Trinidad and Tobago meeting Rwanda’s Valentine Munezero and
Penelope Musabyimana in the girls’ event while Damien Aisi and
Tonnie Gima of Papua New Guinea play Ghana’s Kelvin Carboo and
Eric Tsatsu in the boys’ competition.
The female actions resume starting at 12:00, when Vanuatu’s Rose
Mary Louise and Luduine Tebeim meet Scotland’s Emma Waldie and
Jennifer Lee, followed by the matches between Bahamas’ Michele
Moss and LaTavia Braynen and England’s Kaashoek/Austin and New
Zealand’s Joseph/Arnold versus Rwanda’s Munezero/Musabyimana.
The male actions continue with Jamaica’s Javarie James and
Daunte Smith facing England’s Bello/Bello, St Lucia’s Levi Leone
and Kyhim Remy against Australia’s Mark Nikolaidis and James
Takken and Nathan Wert and Kyle Wilson of Bahamas-A pitted
against Cyprus’ Skordis/Siapanis.
Women’s Pools Composition
Bahamas, Australia and England. Pool B: Jamaica, Vanuatu
and Scotland. Pool C: New Zealand, Trinidad & Tobago,
Rwanda and St Lucia.
Men’s Pools Composition
Bahamas-A, South Africa, Cyprus.
Pool B: St. Lucia, Australia, Bahamas-B.
Jamaica, New Zealand and England. Pool D: Trinidad &
Tobago, Papua New Guinea and Ghana.