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Saxton & Schalk falter, but recover to defeat Brazilians

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 9, 2016 - The third-time was the “charm” for Chaim Schalk and Ben Saxton as the Canadians failed to convert on their first two match points against Evandro Goncalves and Pedro Salgado of Brazil before regaining their composure after a time out to secure their first match win in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games here Tuesday.

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Canadians bounce back to beat Brazilians

Rio de Janeiro, August 9, 2016 – Canada’s Ben Saxton and Chaim Schalk recorded their first win at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games when they beat Brazil’s Pedro Salgado and Evandro Goncalves 2-1 (17-21, 21-18, 16-14) at the Copacabana Beach Arena on Tuesday.

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Brazil and Canada start off day four with a must win clash for pool D

Rio de Janeiro, August 9, 2016 - Brazil's Evandro Goncalves/Pedro Solberg and Canada's Ben Saxton/Chaim Schalk start off day four in a pool D match.

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Referees

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Daniel Apol

Nationality
United States
Birth Date
4/12/1972
Birth Place
GRAND RAPIDS, (MICH)
Beach International Referee Nominated
2007

Mariko Satomi

Nationality
Japan
Birth Date
2/15/1967
Birth Place
Okyama(JPN)
Beach International Referee Nominated
2006
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Rankings

Rank Teams Points Won Lost Sets Won Sets Lost Ratio Points Won Points Lost Ratio
1
Nivaldo/Gonzalez
CUB
6 3 0 6 2 3.000 159 142 1.1197
2
Pedro Solberg/Evandro
BRA
4 1 2 4 5 0.800 167 159 1.0503
3
Schalk/Saxton
CAN
4 1 2 3 5 0.600 138 149 0.9262
4
Samoilovs/Smedins
LAT
4 1 2 4 5 0.800 150 164 0.9146

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