7/29/2017 3:36:27 PM

Stunning start for Qatar's Pereira, Younousse

Stunning start for Qatar

Doha: Qatar’s Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younousse shocking higher-ranked Germans Markus Bockermann and Lars Fluggen in straight sets at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna, Austria, on Friday.

Pereira and Younousse, won 21-19, 21-15 in 38 minutes to start their Group B campaign in sensational fashion.

In another match in the group, Latvia’s Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins defeated Venezuela's Carlos Rangel and Jonathan Golindaro 21-19, 21-11.

Pereira and Younousse will next clash with the Venezuelans on July 30 and a win in the match will fetch them a place in the next stage.

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