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Portugal, July 30, 2017 – George Wanderley and Vitor
Felipe beat Julio Junior and Ahmed Tijan on Sunday to
win gold at the Espinho 2-Star event on Praia da Baia
The Brazilian pair defeated the Qatari duo
2-0 (21-12, 21-13) to win their first FIVB Beach
Volleyball World Tour medal since they teamed up at the
start of the year.
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“It’s very good, it’s the first time we
won a senior international event,” Wanderley said. “I
won the U19 World Championships in Portugal and now
we’ve won the Espinho Open.
“We felt at home and
celebrated as if we were in Brazil, due to the support
we felt throughout the tournament and today in the
Norway’s Anders Berntsen Mol and Mathias
Bertsen also won their first World Tour medals as a pair
when they claimed bronze with a 2-0 (22-20, 21-15)
victory over compatriots Christian Sorum and Solhaug.