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Jefferson & Cherif claim Copacabana glory, finally

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 10, 2016 - After losing their first Pool F Beach Volleyball match to a team from the United States in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse of Qatar “finally” found success on Copacabana by winning their final two pool paly contests to advance to the elimination rounds.

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Qatari duo new crowd favourites as Rio run continues

Rio de Janeiro, August 10, 2016 – Qatar’s Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younousse booked their place in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games beach volleyball tournament round of 16 when they defeated Austria’s Alexander Huber and Robin Seidl 2-1 (18-21, 21-19, 15-12) at the Copacabana Beach Volleyball Arena on Wednesday.

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Austria and Qatar looking for second win in pool F

Rio de Janeiro, August 10, 2016 - Alexander Huber/Robin Seidl of Austria and Qatar's Jefferson Santos Pereira/Cherif Younousse will be looking to advance to the elimination stage in a pool F match on day five.

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Referees

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Lijun Wang

Nationality
China
Birth Date
7/10/1975
Birth Place
SHENYANG CHINA
Beach International Referee Nominated
2010

Giovanni Bake

Nationality
South Africa
Birth Date
10/21/1975
Birth Place
Cape Town
Beach International Referee Nominated
2012
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Rankings

Rank Teams Points Won Lost Sets Won Sets Lost Ratio Points Won Points Lost Ratio
1
Herrera/Gavira
ESP
5 2 1 5 4 1.250 153 147 1.0408
2
Jefferson/Cherif
QAT
5 2 1 4 4 1.000 135 145 0.9310
3
Huber A./Seidl Rob.
AUT
4 1 2 4 4 1.000 145 140 1.0357
4
Gibb/Patterson
USA
4 1 2 3 4 0.750 125 126 0.9921

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