Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Second-seeded US pair cruises to final

Second-seeded Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers of the United States ousted surprise semifinalists, 15th-seeded Jorge Terceiro and Renato Gomes of Georgia 21-11, 21-13 in 42 minutes to advance to the final of the Olympic Men's Beach Volleyball tournament, which is scheduled to be staged on August 22 at the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground.

They will meet Brazil's Fabio Magalhaes and Marcio Araujo, the fourth-seeded pair who edged out their compatriots Ricardo Santos and Emanuel Rego, the Athens 2004 gold medalists, 22-20, 21-18 in 53 minutes.
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