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Saxton & Schalk win way into Rio bracket

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 11, 2016 - With Canadian having two women’s teams in the elimination rounds for the Beach Volleyball competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the North American country will be represented in the men’s bracket by Ben Saxton and Chaim Schalk after the pair won a “lucky loser” match late Thursday over Poland.

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Saxton and Schalk rediscover joie de vivre after receiving second chance

Rio de Janeiro, August 11, 2016 – Canada’s Ben Saxton and Chaim Schalk booked their place in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games round of 16 with a 2-0 (21-19, 21-18) victory over Poland’s Grzegorz Fijalek and Mariusz Prudel in the lucky loser round at Copacabana Beach Arena on Thursday.

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Canada and Poland meet for second chance to advance

Rio de Janeiro, August 11, 2016 - Canada's Ben Saxton/Chaim Schalk takes on Grzegorz Fijalek/Mariusz Prudel of Poland in a match of second chances to advance to the elimination stage for the two 3rd-place pool finishers.

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Juan Carlos Saavedra Caceres

Nationality
Colombia
Birth Date
5/7/1982
Birth Place
Bucaramanga, Santander
Beach International Referee Nominated
2012

Davide Crescentini

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