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Cubans’ “cool & calm” Copacabana experience continues

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 11, 2016 - The “cool and clam” competitiveness of Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio Gonzalez was on display again here Wednesday morning as the Cubans completed the Beach Volleyball “sweep” of Pool D at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by defeating Canadians Ben Saxton and Chaim Schalk.

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Surprising Cubans start day six for the men looking to go unbeaten in pool D

Rio de Janeiro, August 11, 2016 - Surprising Cubans Nivaldo Diaz/Sergio Gonzalez, looking to go unbeaten in pool D, clash against Canada's Ben Saxton/Chaim Schalk to start off day six for the men.

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Referees

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Davide Crescentini

Nationality
Italy
Birth Date
11/3/1981
Birth Place
FORLI
Beach International Referee Nominated
2008

Elzir Martins De Oliveira

Nationality
Brazil
Birth Date
8/10/1962
Birth Place
Rio de Janeiro
Beach International Referee Nominated
1997
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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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