Gold medal favorites: Phil Dalhausser, Todd Rogers - United States
Venue: Chaoyang Park
Philip Dalhausser and Todd Rogers win gold in men’s beach volleyball
Philip Dalhausser and Todd Rogers from the United States have defeated Fabio Magalhaes and Marcio Araujo of Brazil in a close match to win the gold medal in the men’s volleyball.
Brazil also took the bronze medal in the men’s beach volleyball in an earlier match.
Ricardo Santos and Emanuel Rego of Brazil beat Georgian pair Jorge Terceiro and Renato Gomes in the bronze medal match of men’s beach volleyball.
They won in two sets 21-15, 21-10.
Todd Rogers and Philip Dalhausser from the United States defeated Renato Gomes and Jorge Terceiro of Georgia 21-11, 21-13 to make it through to the final of the men’s beach volleyball. The only match the Americans lost was in the first round against Latvia.
“This is probably the first beach volleyball match I’ve been nervous [...]
Beach volleyball - day 1 results
Maaseide/Glesnes (Norway) defeated van Breedam/Mouha (Belgium) - 45 - 40
Nummerdor/Schuil (Netherlands) defeated Laciga M./Schnider (Switzerland) - 42 - 29
Tian Jia/Wang (China) defeated Kuhn/Schwer (Switzerland) - 42 - 30
Barnett/Cook (Australia) defeated Uryadova/Shiryaeva (Russian Fed.) - 55 - 41
Ricardo/Emanuel (Brazil) defeated Fernandes/Morais (Angola) - 42 -21
AustraliaSchacht/Slack (Australia) defeated GeorgiaGeor/Gia (Georgia) - 42 -36
Branagh/Youngs (United States) defeated NetherlandsKadijk [...]