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World champs Agatha & Barbara recover to rally past Czech pair

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 6, 2016 -The second sessions on the opening day of Beach Volleyball competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games produced the first three-setter of the quadrennial as reigning FIVB world champions Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas of Brazil rallied to defeat Barbora Hermannova and Marketa Slukova of the Czech Republic.

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Agatha and Barbara inspired by crowd in comeback

Rio de Janeiro, August 6, 2016 – Brazil’s Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas began their Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games campaign by coming from a set down to beat the Czech Republic’s Marketa Slukova and Barbara Hermannova 2-1 (19-21, -14, 21-13) at the Copacabana Beach Arena on Saturday.

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Women's World Champs start off Brazil's gold medal quest

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5, 2016 - #2 Seed, 2015 World Champions, Agatha Bednarczuk/Barbara Seixas get the Brazil women started in Rio with the first match of the afternoon session, a Pool B match against the #23 seed Barbora Hermannova/Marketa Slukova of the Czech Republic who were one of the last two teams to qualify in the Continental Cup Championships in Sochi.

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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

Juan Carlos Saavedra Caceres

Nationality
Colombia
Birth Date
5/7/1982
Birth Place
Bucaramanga, Santander
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
Elsa/Liliana
ESP
6 3 0 6 0 MAX 127 101 1.2574
2
Agatha/Barbara
BRA
5 2 1 4 3 1.333 134 120 1.1167
3
Hermannova/Slukova
CZE
4 1 2 3 5 0.600 132 145 0.9103
4
Gallay/Klug
ARG
3 0 3 1 6 0.167 106 133 0.7970

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