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03-11-2014

CANADA AND CHILE AT PARANA'S OPEN WON GOLD AND SILVER MEDALS

OFFICIAL POSTER + PHOTOS + HQ PHOTO
Twitter: @voley_feva Hashtag: #ParanaOpen

PHOTOS
Women's:
QUALY + MAIN DRAW | Men's: QUALY + MAIN DRAW

Award closing ceremony

Parana, Argentina, November 2, 2014 — Creating some history for their country, Canada’s Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter fought through the chilly, windy, sometimes drizzly Argentinean spring evening and a strong opponent to emerge as winners of the gold medal Sunday at the double-gender US$150,000 FIVB Parana Open. Back in Argentina for the sixth time and in Parana for just the first time, the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour stop was held in Parana in a purpose-built venue at Balneario Thompson in the capital city located in the Entre Rios province on the eastern shore of the Parana River.

FIVB PURSE, TOURNEY TOTALS
The FIVB Parana Open is the 312th FIVB men’s tournament since its first event in 1987 and the 276th FIVB women’s tournament since FIVB began women’s competitions in 1992. Gold medal winning teams in each gender in FIVB Parana Open will split $11,000, silver will receive $8,000, bronze medalists get $6,000 and the fourth place finishers will earn $4,500 of the $150,000 total purse.

KEY POINTS:
• Canada’s Josh Binstock/Sam Schachter find Paraná gold
• All final four teams played in their first final four
• Chile captures first medal and first final four placement in the history of FIVB World Tour
• Canada wins first gold medal on the FIVB World Tour since 1996
• Canada wins two medals for the first time on the FIVB World Tour
• Canada’s top-seeded Chaim Schalk/Ben Saxton earn bronze medal Sunday
• Canada’s four main draw men’s entries combine for impressive 17-6 overall match record and two medals
• After five men’s events and two women’s events held in Argentina, Brazil has a combined 10 medals
• FIVB World Tour in Doha, Qatar for this week’s men only $75,000 FIVB Doha Open

Men's:

RESULTS AND FIXTURE + POOL RANKING + FINAL RANKING

Women's:

RESULTS + POOL RANKING + FINAL RANKING

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