Beach Volleyball: Another win for Kjemperud/Høidalen



The Norwegian veterans Vegard Høidalen and Jørre Kjemperud won their second match in the 2009 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Stavanger on Sunday, now with an impressive 2-0 (21-14, 21-18) against Latvian Plavins/Lecelnieks.  

The Norwegian veterans are both in their 7th World Championship, and the 5th as a team, and still seem to keep up the pace. They are the oldest team ever to compete in the SWATCH FIVB World Championships.

“The worst game ever. Høidalen was much better than expected,” said Lauris Lecelnieks after leaving the center court, reports the Championship home page.

“It’s impossible to get a better start in a championship, and today we managed to set all the important balls. We played insanely well until we let the Latvians into the game in the end. I know we frustrated them,” Høidalen said.

“This is how we play when we’re on our best,” added Jørre Kjemperud.

The Norwegian team also won the men’s opening pool play match on Friday.

Source: Norway Post /

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