Fonoimoana and Quiggle win gold medal in Hato Mayor
HATO MAYOR, Dominican Republic, November 3, 2019 – Falyn
Fonoimoana and Corinne Quiggle of United States claimed the
women’s gold medal of the Hato Mayor Beach Volleyball
Tournament at Rancho Doña Callita on Sunday.
Fonoimoana/Quiggle defeated Cubans Yanisleydis Sánchez and
Lidianny Echeverría 2-0 (21-12, 22-20) in the decisive
It was the fourth medal of the year and first gold for
Fonoimoana who had won two bronzes in Aguascalientes, Mexico
and Cayman Islands, and one silver in Varadero, Cuba with
Nicolette Martin as her partner.
In the semifinals, Fonoimoana and Quiggle defeated Alexandra
Poletto and Megan Nash of Canada 2-0 (21-17, 21-17) while
Sánchez/Echeverría rolled past Costa Ricans Katherine
Quesada and Mariela Quesada 2-0 (21-13, 21-8).
Poletto and Nash took home the bronze medals after a 2-0
(21-11, 21-16) victory over Katherine and Mariela.