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Poland Wins Kish Beach Volleyball World Tour

Prudel/Szalankiewicz’s gold medal completed Poland’s medal haul in the Persian Gulf island, where Piotr Kantor/Bartosz Losiak previously won bronze and silver in the 2016 and 2017 editions, respectively
Latvia team (L), Poland (C) and GermanyLatvia team (L), Poland (C) and Germany

Poland beach volleyball team finished first at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Kish Island by defeating Latvia in the finals on Saturday. 
Latvia’s Martins Plavins/Edgars Tocs pair sought their second straight gold medal while Poland’s Mariusz Prudel/Jakub Szalankiewicz were aiming for their first title after winning the semifinals at the Kish Marine Recreation Sports Complex on Saturday.
According to the website of the games, Worldtour.2018.fivb.com, Polish volleyballers had a better performance to win their first title of the games by defeating the world champion rival.
The Latvian pair was unbeaten in the tournament and was seeking to establish a record as the first men’s team to win back-to-back gold medals in their first two FIVB World Tour events; however, Poland blocked their way to make history.
Prudel/Szalankiewicz’s gold medal completed Poland’s medal haul in the Persian Gulf island, where Piotr Kantor/Bartosz Losiak previously won bronze and silver in the 2016 and 2017 editions, respectively.

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