Ross and Klineman are Olympic Champions

TOKYO, Japan, August 6, 2021 – The USA duo of April Ross and Alix Klineman are the Olympic champions of women´s volleyball of Tokyo 2020 Games.

Ross and Klineman joined efforts to defeat Australians Mariafe Artacho del Solar and Taliqua Clancy 2-0 (21-15, 21-16) in the title match.

Ross/Klineman won their pool with a 3-0 record losing only one set and then triumphed in straight sets against Germany’s Laura Ludwig and Margareta Kozuch in quarterfinals and over Switzerland’s Anouk Verge-Depre and Joanna Heidrich in semifinals.

Vergé-Dépré and Heidrich took the bronze medal after defeating Latvians Tina Graudina and Anastasija Kravcenoka 2-0 (21-19, 21-15).