Brazil Wins Three Beach Volleyball Medals

By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Three Brazilian doubles claimed medals in the VII Beach Volleyball World Championship last weekend in Stavanger, Norway.

The event took place between June 26th and July 5th, and 96 doubles - 48 male and 48 female - took part. The Championship is the second most important competition in Beach Volleyball, second only to the Olympic Games.

Brazil has a long tradition in the sport, and before the World Championship took place, the country's doubles had already claimed seven of the eight gold medals so far this season. In the Championship, however, Brazil failed . . .

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