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Beach continues in Norway

Posted by devo on August 13, 2009

fivb world tour 09Women’s main draw – round 3 more

  • Montagnolli-Hansel AUT [5] lost to Palmer-Bawden AUS [20] 0-2 (16-21, 14-21)

The teams of the eighth-seeded Schwaiger sisters (Doris and Stefanie) of Austria and 20th-seeded Louise Bawden and Becchara Palmer of Australia won matches in the third-round of the winner’s bracket to advance to a Friday meeting with the winner netting a spot in Saturday’s first semi-final match.

The two teams met each other last week in Poland where Bawden and Palmer scored a 21-15 and 21-15 victory in 34 minutes over the Schwaigers in a Stare Jablonki quarter-final match.  The win netted the Aussies their first-ever SWATCH FIVB World Tour “final four” appearance where Bawden and Palmer eventual placed second after losing the finale last Saturday to Brazilians Juliana Felisberta Silva and Larissa more@fivb

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