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FIVB World Tour - Sochi Open Friday Update

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Switzerland advances two teams to the Sochi Open women's semifinals
Sochi, Russia, September 11, 2015 - Switzerland advanced two teams to the women's semifinals of the FIVB World Tour Sochi Open on Friday. Nadine Zumkehr and Joana Heidrich will play Italy's Marta Menegatti and Viktoria Orsi Toth, while Isabelle Forrer and Anouk Vergé-Dépré face Finland's Riikka Lehtonen and Taru Lahti on Saturday. In the men's competition the last eight were set, to continue with the quarterfinals en semifinals on Saturday.
Women's Competition

Lehtonen and Lahti dash Russia’s hopes for a medal

Sochi, Russia, September 11, 2015 – Riikka Lehtonen and Taru Lahti crushed all hopes for a Russian medal at the FIVB World Tour Sochi Open on Friday. The Finnish girls knocked out both top seeded Evgenia Ukolova and Ekaterina Birlova (16-21, 21-15, 15-13) and youngsters Ekaterina Syrtseva and Yulia Abalakina (21-18, 21-18) to reach their first ever semifinal. Read more
Men's Competition

A dream come true for Spain’s Tomas and Menendez in Sochi

Sochi, Russia, September 11, 2015 – Francisco Tomas and Cesar Menendez Ortega made it out of the pool at the FIVB World Tour Sochi Open with only one win, but on Friday they hit form with two straight wins in the knockout rounds to reach the quarterfinals for the first time in their career. Read more
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