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Future Champion Keegan Joe places 17th equal at World Championships

Future Champion Keegan Joe places 17th equal at World Championships

Future Champion Keegan Joe places 17th equal at World Championships

2018 WCs Kee Spike

Sport Taranaki Future Champion & Spotswood College student Keegan Joe has just returned from the World U19 Beach Volleyball Championships in China. Keegan & his partner Ryan Gunn had a successful tournament, placing 17th equal overall, with convincing wins over Vanuatu & Bolivia.  Keegan describes the trip as "awesome" with the opportunity giving "insight into the youth world level of beach volleyball."

Well-done Keegan!

Results:

Pool Play

Won 2-0 Over Bolivia (Carlos/Gus) 21-15, 21-15

Won 2-0 Over Vanuatu (Chilia/Chilia) 21-17, 21-13

Lost 0-2 to Russia 1 (Gusev/ Shustrov) 15-21, 18-21

Single Elimination match vs Australia 1

Lost 0-2 to Australia 1 (Takken/ Nicolaidis) 15-22, 20-22

Finished 17th = at World U19 Championships. 49 teams attended World Mens Championships.