McNamaras improve to 2-0 in Nanjing


NANJING, China, August 18, 2014 – Canadian twins Megan and Nicole McNamara claimed their second victory without losses in Pool A of the female segment of the Beach Volleyball Tournament at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games on Monday.


The McNamaras, who won the bronze medal at the FIVB U19 World Championships, beat Namibia’s Stephanie Palmhert and Kim Seebach 2-0 (21-10, 21-4) in just 22 minutes.


Skylar Caputo and Susannah Muno of United States and Skye Mondesir and Dala Noel of St Lucia won their matches by forfeit against teams of Sierra Leone and Nigeria, respectively.


Nadezda Makroguzova and Daria Rudykh of Russia defeated Lina Bernier and Valeria Cajigas of Puerto Rico 2-0 (21-15, 21-19).


Nanda Ragillia and Riski Dwi Andriani of Indonesia overcame Chelsi Ward and Malika Davidson of Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 (21-17, 21-12).


Julia Radl and Mona Gelbauer of Austria beat Guatemalans Estefanie Bethancourt and Natalia Giron 2-0 (21-15, 21-19).