27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Beach volleyball. Results of competition day

The second day of beach volleyball games of the Summer Universiade 2013 was completed on July 9.

On the second day of the beach volleyball tournament the Russian women’s pairs Svetlana Popova - Mariia Prokopeva and Evgeniya Ukolova – Ekaterina Khomiakova successfully completed their group performances and securely advanced to the playoffs.  Ukolova and Khomiakova will begin the playoff round from 1/8th finals, while Popova and Prokopeva – from the 1/16th finals.

Today in the second round Sergey Prokopyev paired with Yury Bogatov suffered a defeat from the American duet of Bourne and Montgomery with the score of 21:15, 21:23, 11:15. The match took place under pouring rain.  However, the Russian basketball players still retain a chance of passing through to the playoffs.

Meanwhile, Semenov and Koshkarev easily overcame players Wong and Yeung from Hong Kong, and will continue their fight for qualification tomorrow, in a game with New Zealanders.

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate