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American Olympic medallists win midnight match

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 7, 2016 - In the final match on the opening day schedule, American Olympic medallists April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings of the United States defeated Mariafe Artacho and Nicole Laird of Australia 2-0 (21-14, 21-13) in a 35-minute Pool C contest.

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Walsh Jennings and Ross get timings right to start with a win

Rio de Janeiro, August 6, 2016 – USA’s Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross began their Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games campaign by beating Australia’s Nicole Laird and Mariafe Artacho 2-0 (21-14, 21-13) at the Copacabana Beach Arena on Saturday.

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USA's Kerri Walsh starts her quest for her fourth gold to wrap up day one

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5, 2016 - #3 Seed April Ross/Kerri Walsh Jennings of the United States wrap up day one of the Rio Olympics in the wee hours of the morning against #22 seed Mariafe Artacho/Nicole Laird of Australia.

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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

Charalampos Papadogoulas

Nationality
Greece
Birth Date
11/29/1977
Birth Place
Larissa
Beach International Referee Nominated
2006
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Rankings

Rank Teams Points Won Lost Sets Won Sets Lost Ratio Points Won Points Lost Ratio
1
Walsh Jennings/Ross
USA
6 3 0 6 1 6.000 142 101 1.4059
2
Wang/Yue
CHN
5 2 1 4 3 1.333 124 124 1.0000
3
Forrer/Vergé-Dépré, A.
SUI
4 1 2 4 5 0.800 165 171 0.9649
4
Artacho Del Solar/Laird
AUS
3 0 3 1 6 0.167 110 145 0.7586

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