Sports Canadian beach volleyball teams going for gold at Commonwealth Games

17:58  11 april  2018
17:58  11 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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Canada ’s beach volleyball teams are ready to showcase the sport for the first time at the Commonwealth Games , April 6 to 12, 2018 at Queen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta, Australia’s Gold Coast’s southernmost suburb.

a person holding a sign: Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes defeated Mariota Angelopoulou and Manolina Konstantinou of Cyprus 21-7, 21-12 on Wednesday and will represent Canada in the women's beach volleyball final at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. © Chris Hyde/Getty Images Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes defeated Mariota Angelopoulou and Manolina Konstantinou of Cyprus 21-7, 21-12 on Wednesday and will represent Canada in the women's beach volleyball final at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Canada's men's and women's beach volleyball teams will go for gold at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Melissa Humana-Paredes of Toronto and Sarah Pavan of Kitchener, Ont., downed Mariota Angelopoulou and Manolina Konstantinou of Cyprus 21-7, 21-12 in semifinal action Wednesday while Sam Pedlow of Barrie, Ont., and Sam Schachter of Richmond Hill, Ont., defeated New Zealand brothers Ben and Sam O'Dea 21-19, 21-15.

Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan, ranked No. 1 in the world by the FIVB, will face either Australia's Mariafe Artacho del Solar and Taliqua Clancy or Vanuatu's Miller Pata and Linline Matauatu in Thursday's final at the Coolangatta Beachfront venue in Gold Coast's southernmost suburb.

Pedlow and Schachter, ranked 14th in the world, will take on Australia's Christopher McHugh and Damien Schumann, ranked 20th.

Beach volleyball is making its Commonwealth Games debut on the Gold Coast.

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