• Jamal Vira (VASANOC)

Vanuatu beaten at Asian Beach Volley Champs

Updated: Oct 2, 2018

Vanuatu is out of title contention after losing both their pool matches at the Asian Beach Volleyball Championships.

The new-look Vanuatu team of Miller Pata and Sherysyn Toko were seeded 22nd in the women's draw in Thailand's Satun Province.

Vanuatu's new pairing Miller Pata and Sherysyn Toko. Photo: Vanuatu Beach Volleyball

Vanuatu lost their first match on Tuesday, 21-17, 21-18, against the 11th seeds from Australia, Nicole Laird and Brittany Kendall.

On Wednesday Pata and Toko were outclassed 21-13 21-14 by the 5th seeds, Rumpaipruet Numwong And Tanarattha Udomchavee of Thailand.

The round of 16 was scheduled to begin today however the tournament has been postponed for one week because of heavy rain and thunderstorms.

By: Radio NZ


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