Norwegians net first win at 2009 FIVB Worlds

  STAVANGER, Norway -- With an overflow crowd of over 8,000 watching on the Vågen Harbor center court following the opening ceremonies for the 2009 FIVB World Championships, Norway’s Nila Ann Håkedal and Ingrid Tørlen did not disappoint the host country beach volleyball followers here Thursday evening. Facing 40th-seeded Stine Andreasen and Lotte Vestergaard of Denmark in the first-ever FIVB World Tour meeting between the two teams, the ninth-seeded Nila Ann and Ingrid posted a 21-16 and 21-17 Pool I play win in 40 minutes in the first of 208 men’s and women’s matches to be played over the next 10 days on the d
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