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FIVB: Aland Finland 2012 (Women)

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Fresh off the Canadian National Beach Championships, we are back on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.  We have four Canadian teams participating in this women's only event this week in Finland.  Last year, the Paf Open was a dual gender event and Canada sent two women's and two men's teams.  This year, the event is women's only and returning to Aland is Bansley-Maloney who finished 17th in the 2011 event.  Full team lists, results and live streams below.

Canadian Teams in Finland

Canada Altomare-Vlcek
Canada Bansley-Maloney
Canada Broder-Valjas
Canada Whitaker-MacTavish

Results and Live Streams after the break.

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FIVB: Finland Finals (Live Video)

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The first day of finals from Aland, Finland on the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.  We have the women's action up first on Saturday followed by men's on Sunday.  This event appears to be the usual suspects once again rounding out the final four for the women and by looks of it, it will be that way for the men as well.  Matches, brackets, results and live streams below:

Women's Semi Finals

Brazil Talita-Antonelli vs. USA May-Treanor-Walsh 0-2 (20-22, 14-21)
Brazil Larissa-Juliana vs. China Xue-Zhang Xi 1-2 (19-21, 21-17, 12-15)

Men's Semi Finals

Brazil Emanuel-Alison vs. Brazil Marcio Araujo-Benjamin
USA Rogers-Dalhausser vs. Poland Fijalek-Prudel

More scores, live streams and brackets after the jump.

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FIVB: Finland Main Draw (Live Video)

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The women's side of the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World tour from Aland, Finland has reached the main draw phase of the competition.  This being a regular open and not a grand slam, there will be no pool play and we will jump right into double elimination.  The only Canadian women's team left in the tournament is the team of Elizabeth Maloney and Heather Bansley who had a direct entry into the main draw.  Results, matches and live streams below.

Main Draw

First Round

Finland Nystrom-Nystrom vs. Canada Bansley-Maloney 0-2 (15-21, 17-21)
USA Fendrick-Hanson vs. Brazil Lima-Vivian 1-2 (10-21, 22-20, 10-15)
Georgia Saka-Rtvelo vs. USA May-Treanor-Walsh 0-2 (19-21, 12-21)
Kazakhstan Mashkova-Tsimbalova vs. China Xue-Zhang Xi 0-2 (13-21, 10-21)

Second round matches, results and live streams after the jump.

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FIVB: Finland Qualification (Live Video)

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The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour continues this week from Aland, Finland with a dual gender event.  Four Canadian teams will be competing in the Paf Open this week with most of the teams being the young up and comers as opposed to the regular full time FIVB tour players.  On the women's side we have Heather Bansley and Liz Maloney who do compete full time on the tour who have gained direct main draw entry this week.  The other women's team is the team of Jamie Lynn Broder and Ashley Voth who will have to go through the qualification round.  The men's side of the competition sees two teams: Andrew Hinchey and Ryan Vanderburg as well as Steve Marshall and Chaim Schalk.

Canadian Women's Teams in Finland

Canada Bansley-Maloney (Main Draw)
Canada Broder-Voth

Canadian Men's Teams in Finland

Canada Hinchey-Vandenburg
Canada Marshall-Schalk

Matches, results and live streams after the jump.

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