Crowned 'Kings Of The Beach'
LIMASSOL, 5 June 2009 -
Cypriots Georgios Platritis and Paris Christofi were
crowned 'Kings of the Beach" at the XIII Games of the
Small States of Europe, here today. They won the Beach
Volleyball gold medal by beating San Marino (Alfredo
Tabarini / Francesco Tabarini) 2-0 in the final.
The first set was very competitive and
the team of San Marino went ahead with 12-9. But the
Cypriots came from behind to win the set by 21-17.
San Marino had the better start in the
2nd set also and lead the score by 4-0 and 6-3. But
again the Cypriot players had more confidence and went
on to win the set by 21-13.
Andorra (Xavier Felguera Strung /
Christian Salvador Campillo) won the bronze medal,
defeating Monaco (Frank Gopsevic / Thomas Widiez)