Canadians Saxton & Schalk qualify to main draw in Vienna
VIENNA, Austria, August 1, 2017 – Canadians Ben Saxton and Chaim
Schalk advanced to the main draw of the FIVB Men’s Beach
Volleyball World Championship with a 3-0 record in Pool L.
Saxton/Schalk won a 52-minute affair between undefeated pairs
with Austria’s Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst 21-19, 18-21,
Cubans Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio Gonzalez, United States’ Phil
Dalhausser and Nick Lucena and Theodore Brunner and Casey
Patterson are undefeated at 2-0 and will complete their pool
play matches on Wednesday.
Qualified to the main draw are also:
United States’ Jacob Gibb and Taylor Crabb also finished with a
2-1 mark in Pool G after losing a 53-minute battle to Poland’s
Losiak/Kantor the pool winners at 3-0 by scores of 21-17, 21-23,
Canadians Sam Pedlow and Sam Schachter lost to Eemacora/Pritauz
of Austria 21-11, 18-21, 15-11 to end with 2-1 record in Pool I.
Mexicans Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros defeated Brazilians
Evandro and Andre 2-1 (21-19. 16-21, 15-10) to conclude Pool D
with 2-1 record.