In the the second of three men’s only events on the 2012 FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH World Tour, the Patria Direct Prague Open, Pedro Cunha and Ricardo Santos of Brazil claimed their second gold medal of 2012 and fourth overall together by defeating fellow Brazilians Alison Cerutti and Emanuel Rego.
Argentina and Uruguay earned a victory on the first day of the CSV Women’s Beach Volleyball Continental Cup final. The two countries will meet again to compete for a place at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Mexico’s Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros took a gold-medal victory at the 2012 Toluca Beach Volleyball Tournament. The Mexicans were challenged by archrivals from Cuba.
The U.S. beach volleyball team of Jennifer Fopma and Brooke Sweat advanced at the FIVB Seoul Women’s International Challenger in Korea. They finish Seoul ranked 17th.
Mauritius became the first country to clinch an Olympic berth at the African Continental Cup held in Rwanda. Mauritius, the gold medallists of All Africa Games, defeated Kenya on the final day.