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Gallay- Klug suffered two defeats on the first day in Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt, Austria, July 30, 2014 - For a long time, Klug-Gallay had a good start at the Main Draw of the different World Beach Volleyball Grand Slams but today, at the first day of Klagenfurt competition, they suffered two defeats while at the men's competition Julian Azaad-Pablo Bianchi were eliminated.

In a very demanding pool C, Gallay-Klug were overcome by two of the top ten pairs of the competition. First they were defeated by the host pair of Schützenhöfer-Plesiutschnig 0-2 (18-21, 22-24) while then, the favourite pair in the pool, the Netherlands Meppelink-Van Iersel obtained even a bigger victory also 0-2 (13-21, 19-21).

Nevertheless, the chance of going on for Gallay-Klug keep alive in the final date of this round. The Argentine girls must win over the Russian Syrtseva-Moiseeva even though it is a very hard commitment as this Wednesday, the Russian pair obtained an important victory over the host team of Austria by 2-1. .

On the men's side, Azaad-Bianchi as reserve pair entered the Qualy in Round 1 where they won the first set v Müllner-Wutzl from Austria but their opponent reaction eliminated them 1-2 (21-19, 10-21, 13-15).

Klagenfurt Grand Slam: Women's Main Draw - Men's Qualy
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