Siofok, Hungary, August 23, 2018 – Croatia’s Josip Pribanic and Filip Silic aced both qualification hurdles on Thursday to make it to main draw of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Siofok 1-star at the Plasz Siofok Nagystrand.
Pribanic and Silic posted a 2-0 (21-13, 24-22) win over Serbia’s Aleksandar Gavrilov and Milos Milic, then dashed the hopes of the Czech Republic’s Patrik Manas and Jiri Sedlak to make it to the next round with a 2-0 (21-11, 21-17) victory.Quick links - Beach volleyball:
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Lithuania’s Patrikas Stankevicius and Matas Navicikas ousted the top pair in the qualification round - Japan’s Yu Koshikawa and Hiroki Dylan Kurokawa – with a 2-0 (21-19, 21-19) triumph.
Finland’s Tepp Pulkkinen and Pekka Piippo and Poland’s Michal Korycki and Martin Chiniewicz put up a gallant fight with two triumphs each to advance to the main draw.