Future Champion Keegan Joe places 17th equal at World Championships
19 Jul 2018
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."
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.