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The groups for the beach volleyball tournament of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro were drawn today in Gstaad, where Italy will be represented by three couples.

Among the women, Marta Menegatti and Viktoria Orsi Toth will play in group D together with the German champions of EuropeLudwig/Walkenhorst, with Canadians Broder/Valjas and the Egyptians,Elghobashy/Nada.

Among the men, the European titleholders Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai in group C will face the Americans Lucena/Dalhausser, the Mexicans Virgen/Ontiveros and the Tunisians Naceur/Belhaj.

Alex Ranghieri and Adrian Carambula, placed in group A will face the hosts Alison Bruno, the Austrians Doppler/Horst and another team between Canada, China or Venezuela, according to the World Continental Cup which will conclude tomorrow.

 

WOMEN'S OLYMPIC GAMES POOLS

POOL A

Larissa/Talita BRA
Brzostek/Kolosinka POL
Fendrick/Sweat USA
Austria/Russia/Ukraine

POOL B
Agatha/Barbara BRA
Liliana/Elsa ESP
Gallay/Klug ARG
China/Vanuatu/Czech Republic

POOL C
Walsh Jennings/Ross USA
Forrer/Vergé-Dépré SUI
Wang/Yue CHN
Artacho Del Solar/Laird AUS

POOL D
Ludwig/Walkenhorst GER
Menegatti/Orsi Toth ITA
Broder/Valjas CAN
Elghobashy/Nada EGY

POOL E
Pavan/Bansley CAN
Borger/Büthe GER
Heidrich/Zumkehr SUI
Van Gestel/Van der Vlist NED

POOL F
Meppelink/Van Iersel NED
Bawden/Clancy AUS
Alfaro/Charles CRC
Pazo/Agudo VEN

MEN'S OLYMPIC GAMES POOLS 

POOL A
Alison/Bruno BRA
Ranghieri/Carambula ITA
Doppler/Horst AUT
Canada/China/Venezuela

POOL B
Brouwer/Meeuwsen NED
Losiak/Kantor POL
Böckermann/Flüggen GER
Belgium/Russia/Mexico 

POOL C
Lucena/Dalhausser USA
Nicolai/Lupo ITA
Virgen/Ontiveros MEX
Naceur/Belhaj TUN

POOL D
Pedro Solberg/Evandro BRA
Samoilovs/Smedins LAT
Saxton/Schalk CAN
Diaz/Gonzalez CUB

POOL E
Nummerdor/Varenhorst NED
Semenov/Krasilnikov RUS
Fijalek/Prudel POL
Grimalt/Grimalt CHI

POOL F
Gibb/Patterson USA
Herrera/Gavira ESP
Huber/Seidl AUT
Jefferson/Cherif QAT

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