Olympics: Canada Beach Volleyball is Going To London

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After missing out in Beijing four years ago, Canadian beach volleyball is back in The Olympics.  Yesterday in Mazatlan, Mexico, both the Canadian men's and women's teams won the NORCECA Continental Cup securing a spot for Canada at the London 2012 Games.  The men and women both defeated the host nation of Mexico in their respective finals.  Here were the match scores:

NORCECA Continental Beach Volleyball Cup Finals

Men

Canada Binstock-Reader def. Mexico Ontiveros-Ontiveros 2-0 (21-11, 21-13)
Mexico Miramontes-Virgin def. Canada Saxton-Redmann (21-15, 21-18)
Canada Redmann-Saxton def. Mexico Ontiveros-Ontiveros (21-16, 21-18)
Canada Binstock-Reader def. Mexico Miramontes-Virgin (21-17, 11-21, 15-13)

Women

Canada Bansley-Maloney def. Mexico Revuelta-Virgen (21-17, 11-21, 15-13)
Canada Lessard-Martin def. Mexico Candelas-Garcia (21-18, 16-21, 15-12)
Canada Lessard-Martin def. Mexico Revuelta-Virgen (21-14, 21-14)

This tournament has secured one spot for each gender for the games, there is still a Canadian trials to determine which two teams will make the trip to London.  Those matches are scheduled for July 7th, 2012 at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto, Ontario.  Kill on Two will be there providing live updates, interviews and photos.  Congrats to all four teams and Go Canada Go.