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Day 3: Beach volleyball recap

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Women’s preliminary: Elsa/Liliana (ESP) vs. Hermannova/Slukova (CZE)

9:00 p.m. ET REPLAY

The Spanish women entered their second match of pool play with one win under their belt while Hermannova/Slukova, however, were eager to bounce back after a first round loss to Brazil’s Agatha and Barbara. Spain took the first set 21-15. Hermannova/Slukova looked ready to take the second set but fell to Elsa/Liliana who won the match in straight sets 21-15, 21-19.

Men’s preliminary: Carambula/Ranghieri (ITA) vs. Binstock/Schachter (CAN)

8:00 p.m. ET REPLAY

Italy's Carambula/Ranghieri kicked off the first match of the evening session with a 21-18 win in the first set. Carambula, known as “Mr. Skyball” showed off his signature mile-high serve in first few points of the game. Canada responded to win the second set 21-14 to force a decisive third set. Carambula/Ranghieri held the lead in the third set to win the match 21-18, 14-21, 15-11.

Men's preliminary: Brouwer/Meeuwsen (NED) vs. Bockermann/Fluggen (GER)

5:30 p.m. ET REPLAY

Netherland's Brouwer/Meeuwsen took the first set 21-19. The German men responded in the second set, winning 21-17. The third set saw the teams tie until Brouwer/Meeuwsen pulled away after 14-14, winning 21-19, 17-21, 16-14. 

Women's preliminary: Meppelink/van Iersel (NED) vs. Alfaro/C.Charles (CRC)

4:30 p.m. ET REPLAY

Sixth-seeded Madelein Meppelink and Marleen van Iersel (NED) beat Costa Rica's Alfaro/C.Charles in straight sets 21-16, 21-16.

Men's preliminary: Gibb/Patterson (USA) vs. Huber/Seidl (AUT)

3:30 p.m. ET REPLAY

Austria's Huber/Seidl upset fifth-seeded Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson of the United States to win 21-18, 21-18.

Men’s preliminary: Alison/Bruno Schmidt(BRA) vs. Doppler/Horst (AUT)

2:30 p.m. ET REPLAY

The Austrian men took the first three points, keeping a lead until the Brazilian men responded to tie the score at 7-7. Despite the deafening roars of the crowd, the Austrian men managed to ahead to 18-16 until the Brazil men, once again, tied at 18-18. Doppler/Horst took the first set 23-21. The Brazilian men bounced back in the second set, pulling a four point lead at 10-6. Alison and Bruno Schmidt took the second set 21-16. The Brazilian men responded in the second set, taking an early lead to win 21-16. In a decisive third set, the Austrian men topped Brazil 15-13, leaving Brazilian fans shocked. 

Men's preliminary: Herrera/Gavira (ESP) vs. Jefferson/Cherif (QAT)

12:00 p.m. ET REPLAY

Spain took the first set against Qatar’s Jefferson/Cherif 21-13. Qatar responded to take the second set 21-18. In a stunning third match, Jefferson/Cherif bested seventh-seeded Spain to win the match 13-21, 21-18, 15-12.

Men’s preliminary: Losiak/Kantor (POL) vs. Liamin/Barsouk (RUS)

11:00 a.m. ET

Russia’s Liamin/Barsouk swept the Polish men 21-14, 21-17.

Women’s preliminary: Agatha/Barbara (BRA) vs. Gallay/Klug (ARG)?

10:00 a.m. ET REPLAY

Barbara’s Agatha/Barbara quickly bested Argentina 21-11 to take the first set. Gallay/Klug started the second set with a two-point lead before the Brazilians responded to tie the set at 3-3. Argentina pulled ahead again but two aces from Brazil tied the score at 9-9. In front of a passionate hometeam crowd, Agatha/Barbara took the second set to win 21-11, 21-17.

Women’s preliminary: Forrer/Verge-Depre (SUI) vs. Artacho Del Solar/Laird (AUS)

9:00 a.m. ET REPLAY

The Australians quickly took a four point lead in the first set with no response from the Swiss women. Forrer/Verge-Depre rallied back before Australia took the first set 21-19. In the second set, teams paired at 6-6 before the Swiss pulled away by three points. They continued to widen the gap, taking the second set 21-16. In an impressive final set, the Swiss women managed to pull away to win the match 19-21, 21-16, 21-19.

Both teams lost their first match of preliminary play. The Australians fell to USA’s Walsh Jennings/Ross while Ferre/Verge-Depre (SUI) fell to China’s Wang/Yue. 

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