Figueroa and Rivera finish pool play with 5-0 mark
NANJING, China, August 22, 2014 – Puerto Ricans Sergio Figueroa
and Daniel Rivera completed pool play in the male segment of the
beach volleyball tournament of Nanjing Youth Olympic Games with
a spotless 5-0 win-loss record in Pool C.
With their crushing 2-0 (21-2, 21-5) victory over Carlos Rosa
and Ajai Sweeney of U.S. Virgin Islands, the Puerto Rican duo
advanced directly to the round of 16 on Sunday.
In other matches on Friday:
Erik Flores and Mark Alvarez of Guatemala defeated Ndayishimiye
and Niyongabo of Burundi 2-0 (21-16, 21-16) to conclude with a
2-3 record in Pool E.
Louis Richard and Torey DeFalco of United States lost to
Austrians Kratz and Telsnigg 2-0 (24-22, 21-17) to finish at 1-4
in Pool F.
Canadians Jake MacNeil and Andrew Richards were defeated by
Ukranians Kovalov and Plotnytskiy 2-0 (21-18, 21-15) and
finished with a 3-2 record in Pool D.
In Pool B, Jamaicans Brian Shavar and Rojey Hutchinson finished
winless in five outings after their loss 2-0 (21-18, 21-10) to
Vaskelis and Navickas of Lithuana.
In Pool A, Delshun Fraser and Rodall Fraser of St Vincent
finished with a 1-4 record after being defeated in three sets
2-1 (21-15, 18-21, 16-14) by Samiei and Ahid of Oman.