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Cuba's Gonzalez & Nivaldo upset Moscow Grand Slam winners

Nivaldo Diaz & Sergio Gonzalez eliminated Moscow GS champions Pablo Herrera & Adrian Gavira Wednesday evening in Rotterdam. The Cubans, participating in their first World Championships won 2-0 (21-19, 22-20).

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Gonzalez: "We are very content with this win"

"We are very content with this win", Gonzalez said. "We talked a lot about participating in the World Championships and this is great." About their next opponent, Brazil's Pedro/Evandro he said: "It's a strong team, that is gonna be a challenge for us."

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Newcomers from Cuba take on Spanish veterans

Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio Gonzalez already booked an excellent result with finishing second in pool A in The Hague. The Cubans are participating in their first World Championships. Their opponents from Spain, Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira, finished 5th in the previous three World Championships.

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Host city - Rotterdam - FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships The Netherlands 2015

Rotterdam - SS Rotterdam

Rotterdam is the second largest city of the Netherlands, with 600,000 inhabitants. The city is also home to the fourth largest port in the world.

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Daniel Apol

Nationality
United States
Birth Date
4/12/1972
Birth Place
GRAND RAPIDS, (MICH)
Beach International Referee Nominated
2007

Djamal Bergheul

Nationality
Algeria
Birth Date
10/12/1969
Birth Place
Mansourah
Beach International Referee Nominated
2005
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