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Beach Nationals Weekend 2018

Volleyball Canada’s 2018 Beach Nationals, which included youth and senior events, was held this past weekend at Ashbridge’s Bay, Toronto.

"It was a great weekend of volleyball in Toronto,” said Volleyball Canada’s director of domestic competition, Sandra de Graaff. “I’d like to thank the referees, volunteers and staff, and of course our sponsors lululemon, Wilson, Performance Health, InterPipeline and event partner, the Ontario Volleyball Association.”

The weather was ideal, with the exception of a rain postponement late on Friday afternoon.

On the men’s side, Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter, 2016 Olympians reunited for Beach Nationals, won gold.   BC’s Megan and Nicole McNamara, World University gold medallists, took the women’s title. Winners of the senior events shared in $15,000 prize money.

Senior Male: 
1st - Binstock/Schachter 
2nd - Nusbaum/Plantinga 
3rd - Reka/Vukets 

Senior Female:
1st - McNamara/McNamara 
2nd - Gordon/Bukovec 
3rd - Broder/ Pischke

-Final standings of all the senior and youth events can be found here: http://www.iset.net/tournament/2270#
 
Competitors also enjoyed interaction with our National Team coaches, and special guests including Olympic medalist Mark Heese.
 
-Awards summaries on website under “awards”: https://www.volleyball.ca/en/competitions/2018-youth-amp-senior-beach-nationals
 
For those in attendance, be sure to fill out the post-event survey:
http://volleyballcanada.formstack.com/forms/2017_beach_national_championships_survey_copy_1

 

Volleyball Canada
Jackie Skender
Director, Communications
613.794.7676
jskender@volleyball.ca