Klineman-Harward win first match at Seashore Volleyball World Championships


Alix Klineman and Hailey Harward made a profitable debut Saturday on the Seashore Volleyball World Championships in Mexico.

Contained in the bull ring in Tlaxcala, the Olympian Klineman, simply 4 months from having a child, and new accomplice Harward, seeded No. 38, knocked off Eleventh-seeded Germans Svenja Muller and Cinja Tillman 25-23, 21-14.

Klineman, enjoying for the primary time since profitable gold with April Ross on the Tokyo Olympics in 2021, and Harward teamed for the current Paris Elite16 however made an early exit.

It was a part of a very good Saturday for the USA girls’s contingent as second-seeded Taryn Kloth and Kristen Nuss, third-seeded Kelly Cheng and Sara Hughes, Fifteenth-seeded Betsi Flint and Julia Scoles and Sixteenth-seeded Terese Cannon and Megan Kraft all received their matches.

The USA males went 2-2 Saturday, which included Trevor Crabb and Theo Brunner dealing a troublesome blow to compatriots Chase Budinger and Miles Evans. Andy Benesh and Miles Partain obtained an enormous victory, however Tri Bourne and Chaim Schalk misplaced.

The ten-day occasion, being performed in three close by places east of Mexico Metropolis, continues Sunday. Not each pair performs daily.

Klineman and Harward play their second match in Pool Ok towards Brazil’s 14th-seeded Taina Silva and Victoria Lopes. 

In Pool B, Kloth and Nuss face Twenty sixth-seeded Lithuanians Monika Paulikiene and Aine Raupelyte.

Scoles and Flint proceed in Pool J after they play Kianny Quesada and Angel Williams, the thirty ninth seed from Costa Rica.

Third-seeded Benesh and Partain attempt to go 3-0 in Pool C after they play Twenty second-seeded Araud Gathier-Rat and Yousseff Krou of France.

In Pool D, Crabb and Brunner, seeded No. 21, play fourth-seeded Brazilians George Wanderly and Andre Loyola, whereas Forty fifth-seeded Evans and Budinger have to win after they play Popov and Reznik, the twenty eighth seeds from Ukraine.

Schalk and Bourne, seeded nineteenth, play Forty third-seeded Noe Aravena and Vicente Droguett of Chile in Pool F.

Full outcomes and the schedule could be discovered at volleyballworld.com.

All matches of the Seashore Volleyball World Championships might be streamed dwell, with replays out there, at Volleyball World TV. Use “VOLLEYBALLMAG” for a reduction.

Hailey Harward, left, and Alix Klineman in Mexico earlier than the match/Alix Klineman Instagram



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