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Wire-to-wire win for Heidrich & Zumkehr

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 7, 2016 - With Switzerland having two women’s teams in the Beach Volleyball Olympic competition for the first-time, Joana Heidrich and Nadine Zumkehr helped relieve the disappointment of a setback early Sunday for the “land-locked” country by posting a seed-break-through win here Sunday evening over a German pair in the Rio 2016 “Summer” Games.

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Swiss duo keep calm to open with win

Rio de Janeiro, August 7, 2016 – Switzerland’s Nadine Zumkehr and Joana Heidrich began their Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games campaign by beating Germany’s Karla Borger and Britta Buthe 2-0 (21-12, 21-16) at the Copacabana Beach Arena on Sunday.

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Germany and Switzerland start off the night session on day two

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 6, 2016 - Germany's #8 seed, Karla Borger/Britta Buthe starts off the night session on day two with a pool E match against Switzerland's Joana Heidrich/Nadine Zumkehr.

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Referees

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Juan Carlos Saavedra Caceres

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

Jose Maria Padron

Nationality
Spain
Birth Date
5/27/1972
Birth Place
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
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
Pavan/Bansley
CAN
6 3 0 6 0 MAX 126 102 1.2353
2
Heidrich/Zumkehr
SUI
5 2 1 4 3 1.333 131 110 1.1909
3
Borger/Büthe
GER
4 1 2 2 4 0.500 104 117 0.8889
4
van Gestel/van der Vlist
NED
3 0 3 1 6 0.167 105 137 0.7664

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