Exmouth Beach Pairs Open Tournament

Volleyball, the second most played sport in the world came to Exmouth on Sunday with the Exmouth Beach Open Pairs Tournament. Teams came from around the Southwest area to challenge the local teams in the Ladies and Men’s beach pairs events and the various junior categories.

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Silvia Angelini attaching the ball in the ladies final.

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Silvia Angelini & Gosia Krzyszkowska
2008 Winners

It was a clean sweep for the Exmouth Beach VC in the Ladies Beach Pairs. With the beach pairing of Silvia Angelini & Gosia Krzyszkowska taking victory over the current Exmouth league leaders of Claire Babbage & Laura Wilson in the event final.

In the Men’s event, Yianis Askaroglou & Steffen Paessler just beat Joerg Eulenberg & Stefan Koruntchev, two set to nil in the Men’s final.

Yianis Askaroglou & Steffen Paessler (left) Joerg Eulenberg & Stefan Koruntchev (right)

Action from the Men’s Final

It was an extremely close match with hardly anything to separate the two teams. Sets one went to two clear points at 18-16 to Yianis and Steffen.

Set two was a similar story, with just three points separating the two teams (15-12) but Yianis and Steffen had the advantage and with it the event title.