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Tough day for Aussies at U21 World Championships

Tough day for Aussies at U21 World Championships

It was a tough outing for our Aussie juniors on day two of competition at the U21 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Thailand.

Jasmine Fleming and Kayla Mears started the day strong, with a thrilling three set come from behind win over Czech team Brinkova/Neuschaeferova.

But the Aussies were unable to put wins on the board, despite some close matches and hard fought battles.

With wins under their belt in the pool stages, Fleming/Mears and Stevens/Fejes have both made their way through to the Round of 24, with the final men’s pool matches to be played on Friday morning.

DAY 2 SCHEDULE

Fleming/Mears (AUS) d Brinkova/Neuschaeferova (CZE) 2:1 (18-21, 21-19, 15-7)

Stevens/Fejes (AUS) def by Mafe/Carol (BRA) 0:2 (22-24, 17-21)

Howat/Bushby (AUS) def by Florczyk/Lejawa (POL) 0:2 (22-24, 20-22)

Pearse/Josefsen (AUS) def by Maia.G/Leite (POR) 1:2 (21-13, 11-21, 14-16)

Fleming/Mears (AUS) def by Khmil/Lazarenko (UKR) 0:2 (35-37, 17-21)

Stevens/Fejes (AUS) def by Gottardi/Tega (ITA) 0:2 (21-23, 17-21)

DAY 3 SCHEDULE

12.50pm AEDT – Howat/Bushby (AUS) v Gutierrez M/Viera (ESP)

1.40pm AEDT – Pearse/Josefsen (AUS) v Netitorn/M.Wachirawit (THA)

3.30pm AEDT – Fleming/Mears (AUS) v White/Godwin (USA)

3.30pm AEDT – Stevens/Fejes (AUS) v Nourse N./Anderson (USA)

Live streaming for some courts is available via the Thailand Volleyball Association Youtube – click here

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