- Associated Press - Sunday, June 21, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas beat Juliana Felisberta and Maria Antonelli in an all-Brazil final of the $800,000 St. Pete Grand Slam on Sunday, taking the gold medal in the first Olympic qualifier in the U.S. for the Rio Games.

Bednarczuk and Seixas won each of their seven matches in the tournament without dropping a set. The 23-21, 21-19 victory in the final was the second career FIVB tournament victory for each player.

Brazil also got third place when Taiana Lima and Fernanda Alves defeated Germans Karla Borger and Britta Buthe 17-21, 21-19, 17-15 in the bronze-medal match.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide