Beach Volleyball News

Kish Island, February 18, 2017 – Russia’s Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Artem Yarzutkin made it to the podium again at Kish Island, this time winning bronze at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Kish Island 3-Star 2017 on Saturday.

Stoyanovskiy/Yarzutkin defeated Germany’s Lorenz Schumann and Julius Thole 2-1 (13-21, 21-17, 15-7) at the Kish Marine Recreational and Sports Complex.

The Russians rallied from a set down to defeat the Germans and claim their second World Tour medal. They have been playing together since 2014, when they won their first gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Schumann/Thole have been playing since 2016 and are playing in their fifth World Tour event. The Kish Island 3-Star 2017 is their highest achievement in the World Tour at fourth place.