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Alvaro & Vitor Felipe end Mexico’s winning streak

In a thrilling three-set match (21-19, 19-21, 20-18) Brazil’s Alvaro Filho & Vitor Felipe defeated Lombardo Ontiveros and Juan Virgen, thereby ending the incredible winning streak of the Mexicans.

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Alvaro: "Our believe in winning this was stronger"

Alvaro: "This is the World Championships, it's always hard these games. I think our motivation, our believe in winning this was stronger, we tried to risk more serving, maybe that made the difference. I think the serve and our defence system made the difference in the end."

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Alvaro on track for another World Championship medal

Brazil’s Alvaro Filho is on track for another World Championship medal. The 2013 silver medallist and his new partner Vitor Felipe defeated the Dutch reigning world champions on Wednesday. For a spot in the quarterfinals they have to get by Mexico’s Lombardo Ontiveros and Juan Virgen, one of the revelations of this edition of the World Champs.

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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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Jose Maria Padron

Nationality
Spain
Birth Date
5/27/1972
Birth Place
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Beach International Referee Nominated
2006

Mariko Satomi

Nationality
Japan
Birth Date
2/15/1967
Birth Place
Okyama(JPN)
Beach International Referee Nominated
2006
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