Ross and Klineman to play for the gold

TOKYO, Japan, August 5, 2021 – April Ross and Alix Klineman of United States will play for the women’s gold medal of the beach volleyball tournament at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

In semifinals, the American duo beat Anouk Vergé-Dépré and Joanna Heidrich of Switzerland 2-0 (21-11, 21-12).

They will play for the title against Australia’s Mariafe Artacho del Solar and Taliqua Clancy who defeated Latvia’s Tina Graudina and Anastasija Kravcenoka 2-0 (23-21, 21-13).

In the men’s division, Norway’s Anders Mol and Christian Sorum defeated Latvia’s Martins Plavins and Edgars Tocs 2-0 (21-15, 21-16) and Russia’s Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Oleg Stoyanovskiy beat Qatar’s Cherif Yonousse and Ahmed Tijan Janko 2-0 (21-19, 21-17).