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Bawden and Clancy take first step in right direction

Rio de Janeiro, August 6, 2016 – Australia’s Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy began their Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games campaign with a 2-0 (21-15, 21-14) victory over Costa Rica’s Karen Cope Charles and Natalia Alfaro at the Copacabana Beach Arena on Saturday.

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Aussies kick off women's competition against Costa Rican debutantes

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5, 2016 - The women's competition in Rio starts off with the #7 seeded Australians, Louise Bawden/Taliqua Clancy taking on the #18 seed, Natalia Alfaro/Karen Charles of Costa Rica. After going winless in Pool E in London, Louise will be hoping to get a first win and improve on her 19th-place finish with Becchara Palmer while Natalia and Karen are the first team from Costa Rica to compete in the Olympic Games in beach volleyball

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Referees

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Giovanni Bake

Nationality
South Africa
Birth Date
10/21/1975
Birth Place
Cape Town
Beach International Referee Nominated
2012

Lucie Guillemette

Nationality
Canada
Birth Date
6/3/1962
Birth Place
Canada
Beach International Referee Nominated
1997
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Rankings

Rank Teams Points Won Lost Sets Won Sets Lost Ratio Points Won Points Lost Ratio
1
Bawden/Clancy
AUS
6 3 0 6 1 6.000 145 112 1.2946
2
Meppelink/van Iersel
NED
5 2 1 5 2 2.500 144 121 1.1901
3
Pazo/Agudo
VEN
4 1 2 2 4 0.500 93 119 0.7815
4
Cope/Alfaro
CRC
3 0 3 0 6 0.000 96 126 0.7619

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