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Alison & Bruno validate World Championship with Olympic gold

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 19, 2016 – The mission is complete for Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt as the Brazilians validated their success from winning the 2015 FIVB World Championships to capture the Beach Volleyball gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games here early Friday morning with a two-set victory over Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai of Italy.

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Magical Alison and Bruno send Brazil into raptures

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 18, 2016 – Brazil’s Alison Cerutti and Bruno Schmidt won the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games gold medal with a 2-0 (21-19, 21-17) victory over Italy’s Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai at the Copacabana Beach Arena on Thursday.

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European Champs battle from lucky losers to play World Champions for gold

Rio de Janeiro, August 17, 2016 - European Champions and lucky loser survivors, Daniele Lupo/Paolo Nicolai of Italy battled through to play for the gold medal against the 2015 World Champions, Alison Cerutti/Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil.

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Jonas Personeni

Nationality
Switzerland
Birth Date
8/21/1983
Birth Place
ARBON
Beach International Referee Nominated
2007

Daniel Apol

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