First Medal for Europe. The German beach volleyball team will arrange it for OH

Ludwig and Walkenhorst have confirmed that they are thriving against the elite Brazilian couple, with Larissa and Talita before Tuesday’s duel to win three of the four matches. The domestic hope was nothing valid to support 11,000 viewers at the nearly sold out central court on Copacabana Beach.

The first set of semi-finals in Rio, the Germans, won at 21:18, when Larissa was spoiled for trying to avert the second setbol.In the second, the South Americans only allowed twelve points. Thirty-year-old Ludwig and five-year-old Walkenhorst would like to join in the success of compatriots Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann, who won the Olympic gold medal in beach volleyball four years ago in London.

Their other rivals will be Brazilian Agatha and Barbara, knocking out the American pair Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross 22:20, 21:18.

Walsh will not win the fourth gold medal in the sand

Walsh will not win the fourth Olympic gold. She managed to win the Olympic tournaments in Athens, Beijing and London with Misty May, but the Brazilian sand did not bring her luck. Day after the 38th.on the birthday, she succumbed to Ross’s acting world champion Agatha and Barbara, shining in defense of the field, and the American rivals outgrew even the attack.

“We could have blurred them, and I say that with all due respect. But they have played us in every way, “Walsh acknowledged. “It’s a terrible feeling,” she commented on the first Olympic defeat in her career. And she also wondered if she could still try to get another Olympic gold in four years in Tokyo. “I know I can. But I do not know if I want it, “she said. Agathu and Barbara, tournament twins, share the golden prize for Mecca beach volleyball. The final is played at midnight Brazilian time.

Even in the men’s tournament, Brazil is represented in the final.Alison and Bruno Schmidt will try to meet home fans, the opponents of the world champions will be Italians Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo. Both couples have gone through a heavy battle in the semifinals and won the tiniest difference in the third set.

“Fans are the third player. They make the best of us, and if they fail, they will make us play better, “Alison retorted at the Copacabana twelve-thousand-yard arena. “Everyone is interested only one thing: to win the gold for Brazil,” added a two-meter beach volleyball player who won silver with Emanuel in London.

The men’s finals at Copacabana will be played on Thursday night.