27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Beach volleyball. Results of competition day

July 10th, at the 27th Summer Universiade 2013, was the third day of beach volleyball competition.

On the third day of the beach volleyball competition the Russian women's pairs Svetlana Popova/Maria Prokopieva and Evgenya Ukolova/Ekaterina Khomiakova, having won victories over the Czech Republic and Portugal, moved on to the quarterfinals, where they will meet teams from Thailand and China.

The Russian men Semenov and Koshkarev easily defeated the players from New Zealand and reached the playoffs. Tomorrow the Russians will meet the Belarus team. The second team of Russian athletes, Prokopyev and Bogatov, successfully made the playoffs and beat the players from New Zealand 21:15, 21:10, winning the right to play the Polish team in the 1/8 finals.

The Germans and French looked relatively confident in their matches. Dittelback/Flueggen men's team and Schneider/Mersmann easily defeated their opponents from Canada and France, respectively, 2:0 and made it to the playoffs.

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate