Qualification completed in Antalya, Main Draw to start on Thursday with 32 teams per gender
CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite - Antalya
Antalya, Turkey, April 3, 2013. The Qualification round for the CEV Satellite tournament taking place this week in Antalya – the opening event of a busy 2013 season – was finally completed on Wednesday afternoon thereby attributing the 8 spots per gender at stake to make it to the Main Draw which is due to start on Thursday morning at 8:30 am (local time).
The duos that made it to the next phase in the men’s competition are: Thomas Kunert/Lorenz Petutschnig (AUT), Alexey Pastukhov/Maxim Khudyakov (RUS), Maciej Kosiak/Maciej Rudol (POL), Mirco Gerson/Alexei Prawdzic (SUI), Gabriel Ksissling/Jonas Kissling (SUI), Michiel van Dorsten/Tim Oude Elferink (NED), Nikos Zoupanos/Giorgios Kotsilianos (GRE), and Oivind Hordvik/Morten Kvamsdal (NOR).
In the women’s tournament the following pairs were promoted to the Main Draw: Victoria Bieneck/Julia Großner (GER), Ilke Meertens/Dineke van Dijken (NED), Monika Povilaityte/Ieva Dumbauskaite (LTU); Anna Åsberg/Sofia Ögren and Camilla Nilsson/Tadva Yoken (SWE), plus Tanja Goricanec/Tanja Hüberli (SUI), Svitlana Baburina/Inna Makhno (UKR) as well as Ester Ribera/Carol Triguero (ESP).
The Main Draw – featuring 32 teams per gender, including 3 men’s and 2 female duos from the host country, Turkey – will start on Thursday morning with the first series of games, the first step on the chase for the 15,000 € at stake in Antalya.
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