Two medals for Aussies at Beach Pro Tour in Torquay

Two new Beach Pro Tour Elite 16 champions were crowned on a perfect summer day in Torquay, with two Australian teams also claiming spots on the men’s and women’s podiums. Thomas Hodges (South Australia) and Zachery Schubert (Victoria) scored their best ever result at the Elite 16 event, finishing second just behind the French team of Youssef Krou and Arnaud…

Hodges and Schubert going for gold tomorrow in Elite 16 Final

Thomas Hodges and Zachery Schubert stormed into tomorrow’s men’s finals of the Beach Pro Tour Elite 16 in Torquay, while Olympic silver medalists Taliqua Clancy & Mariafe Artacho del Solar will be playing for bronze in the women’s tournament. Hodges and Schubert reached heights they had never seen before as they defeated the Italian team of Alex Ranghieri and Adrian…

Beach Pro Tour Torquay Elite 16 to start on Tuesday with qualification round

Thirty-two teams equally divided between men and women will compete tomorrow in the qualification round of the Beach Pro Tour Torquay Elite 16, trying to claim one of the four spots available to complete the 16-team main draw for each category. The women’s qualification tournament includes one of the Torquay Challenge finalists, the Chinese duo of Lvwen Yuan and Jie…

McHugh and Burnett claim Bronze as Italy goes 1-2 at the Torquay Challenge

Chris McHugh and Paul Burnett finished third in the Beach Pro Tour Challenge event in Torquay on Sunday, as Daniele Lupo and Enrico Rossi claimed the gold medal after a tense final against fellow Italians Alex Ranghieri and Adrian Carambula. Going against the Portuguese duo of Joao Pedrosa and Hugo Campos, McHugh and Burnett put pressure on their opponents right…

McHugh and Burnett to play for bronze at the Beach Pro Tour Torquay Challenge

Commonwealth Games Champions Chris McHugh and Paul Burnett will play for bronze in Torquay on Sunday, facing the Portuguese team of Joao Pedrosa and Hugo Campos as the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Torquay Challenge reaches its finals stage. The men’s gold medal final will be an all-Italian affair, with Alex Ranghieri and Adrian Carambula playing against compatriots Daniele Lupo…

VA Announces Beach Volleyfest Officials

We all know that international and domestic competitions don’t happen without the hardworking and dedicated officials who are on the courts for every single game, ensuring the athletes have a fair and fantastic experience. Volleyball Australia recognises and congratulates the 29 referees who have been appointed to the Great Ocean Road Beach Volleyfest, starting in Torquay, Victoria on Wednesday 23…

Australians the team to beat as new exciting partnerships unfold at the women’s Beach Pro Tour Elite 16 event in Torquay

Australians Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar will be the team to beat in Torquay, with the Tokyo Olympic Games silver medallists leading a strong field of international competitors participating in the women’s Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Elite 16 event. The tournament – the highest level of the Beach Pro Tour – starts on 29 November as part…