Ha Likejiang/Wu Jiaxin landed guys’s title as well as Dong Jie/Wang Fan caught ladies’s crown
Songkhla, Thailand, April 17, 2023– China underscored its superiority over the “Est Cola” AVC Beach Tour 22nd Samila Open on Monday, with Ha Likejiang/Wu Jiaxin smashing Pithak Tipjan/Poravid Taovato’s wonderful desire for winning on house dirt to record the guys’s title as well as Dong Jie/Wang Fan controling the ladies’s occasion following their comfy win versus Japanese Akiko Hasegawa as well as Yurika Sakaguchi in the last face-off.
Ha as well as Wu
Wang as well as Dong
It was the 3rd successive title this year for the 30-year-old Ha as well as 29-year-old Wu, that had actually previously caught the Beach Pro Tour Futures Mt Maunganui Beach in March 16, the first-ever world-level competition held by New Zealand, as well as Beach Pro Tour Futures Coolangatta Beach in Australia in March 29.
Moreover, the Monday’s thrilling 21-12, 22-20 triumph over front runners Pithak as well as Poravid was 2 one by one as the Chinese professionals, that began their initial period with each other as colleagues in 2018 for the World Tour first-class Fort Lauderdale occasion in the U.S.A., had actually currently confirmed more powerful after 2-0 (21-9, 25-23) thrashing of the Thai equivalents at the Coolangatta Futures last suit.
However, in spite of enduring one more trouble to the Chinese challengers, Thailand’s Pithak, 24, as well as Poravid, 21, caught heart of the host country. Aside from winning gold medal at the Subic Bay Futures in the Philippines last December, they likewise powered previous heavyweights en course to the Monday’s face-off on Samila Beach consisting of Chinese Li Zhuoxin/Liu Chuangyong in the quarterfinals as well as the 2018 Asian Games bronze medallists Pribadi Danangsyah/Ramadhan Gilang from Indonesia in the highly-anticipated semifinals.
Indonesians Danang/Gilang needed to be material with bronze medal after knocking down Kiwis Bradley Fuller/Alani Nicklin 21-19, 21-18 in 36 mins in the guys’s third-place playoff suit previously.
In the ladies’s occasion, the 188cm-tall Wang Fan, 29, that coordinated with Xia Xinyi to get hold of gold medal for China at the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang, Indonesia, began her 2023 period with brand-new companion Dong Jie.
Against Akiko as well as Yurika, silver medallists at the previous year’s AVC Beach Tour Samila Open below, the Chinese duo measured up to their assumptions to manage a persuading 21-16, 21-13 triumph in 36 mins, ruining the Japanese pairing’s high hopes of making one action much better than in 2015.
Vanuatu’s Majabelle Lawac/Sherysyn Toko, bronze medallists at the Coolangatta Futures early this month, disturbed the Thailand’s front runners Taravadee Naraphornrapat/Rumpaipruet Numwong 21-18, 23-21 in the third-place playoff. The host country sadly missed out on the platform this year, an unlike its unbelievable efficiency the previous year when Taravadee partnered Worapeerachayakorn Kongphopsarutawadee to record gold medal.
In the honors discussion as well as closing event, administered by Songkhla Governor Mr Jessada Jitrat, Chinese Ha Likejiang as well as Wu Jiaxin, that caught the guys’s title, obtained the Champions’ Trophies as well as US$ 2,500 prize money.
The 2nd area wen to Thailand’s Pithak Tipjan as well as Poravid Taovato, that took the prizes plus US$ 2,000 cash money, with Indonesians Pribadi Danangsyah/Ramadhan Gilang asserting the 3rd area to return with the prizes plus US$ 1,500 cash money.
Chinese Dong Jie as well as Wang Fan, that secured the ladies’s crown, existed with the Champions’ Trophies as well as US$ 2,500 prize money.
Japanese Akiko Hasekawa as well as Yurika Sakaguchi ended up second to take house the prizes plus US$ 2,000 cash money, with Vanuatu’s Majabelle Lawac/Sherysyn Toko in 3rd area to get the prizes as well as US$ 1,500 cash money.
After that, Mr Somporn Chaibangyang, President of Thailand Volleyball Association, offered the thank-you plaque to Songkhla Governor Mr Jessada Jitrat, for the district’s excellent assistance in holding this topflight occasion. Mr Jessada talked in the closing event, complied with by photo ops.
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