PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, April 16, 2022 –
The men’s teams of Nicaragua and Canada moved
into the semifinals of the Punta Cana Qualifier
to the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships
after claiming two victories each to win their
respective pools on Saturday.
Ruben Mora and Denis López of Nicaragua won Pool
A with victories over Oscar Martínez and
Hayerling de Jesus of Dominican Republic 2-0
(21-18, 21-14) and off Costa Rica’s Daniel Dyner
and Sebastian Valenciano 2-0 (21-14, 21-9).
In the other match of Pool A, Martínez/De Jesus
defeated Dyner/Valenciano 2-0 (21-18, 21-18).
Meanwhile, Daniel Dearing and Sam Schachter of
Canada dominated Pool B with victories over Marc
Lomeli and Daniel Samuelson of U.S. Virgin
Islands 2-0 (21-9, 21-17) and Joel Theodore and
Kareem Thomas of Trinidad & Tobago 2-0 (21-17,
Lomeli/Samuelson defeated Theodore/Thomas 2-0
In Saturday’s quarterfinals, Martínez/De Jesus
will play Theodore/Thomas while Lomeli/Samuelson
will face Dyner/Valenciano.