Sochi, Russia, July 10, 2016 – Maki & Bara claimed one of the two remaining Olympic tickets at the FIVB World Continental Cup on Sunday with a golden set win 15 - 12 against Chen Xue and Xinyi Xia of China and will travel to the Rio Olympic Games in less than a month.
Read the official FIVB press release HERE
Last chance for Maki & Bara to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games 2016 is through the FIVB WORLD CONTINENTAL CUP OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION tournament in Sochi Russia which begins tomorrow 5. July 2016.
The system of the tournament is based on a Round Robin Competition (Pool play in Pool A and Pool B) with Country vs. ...
you can read more abou it here
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Maki and Bara have advanced to the quarterfinals at the European Championships in a late night match against the last standing swiss team Zumkehr/Heidrich. Read more about the win at the official CEV site HERE
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Czech pair Hermannova&Slukova knocked out world champs @AgathaeBarbara in a thrilling 2-1 match #MoscowGS
Czech pair Hermannova&Slukova knocked out world champs @AgathaeBarbara in a thrilling 2-1 match #MoscowGS pic.twitter.com/Ih94IfDzv5
Before we took our “very successful” 2 day trip to The People’s Republic of China, there were couple of interesting and less interesting events that are worth mentioning. So let’s start from the beginning.
Easter and mini-camp with Borger/Buthe:
After we came back from Brazil we enjoyed Easter and ...
After a four-week stay in Brazil and two canceled return flights we finally arrived back home at the end of March. Needless to say it felt really good to be back
In Brazil, we participated in three FIVB World Tour Tournaments - two Opens: Maceio and Vitoria and one Grand Slam in Rio. All three tournaments had top teams, ...
We left Brazilian city of Maceio on Saturday Feburary 27th and moved south to Rio de Janeiro where a first FIVB Grand Slam Tournament of the 2016 season takes place. Rio Grand Slam is viewed by many as a testing event before the Summer Olympic Games in August so the centre court is enormous and organization of the ...
Maki & Bára are saying good-bye to Maceio with a 17th place finish. They were not able to defeat the Polish team in order to advance into a second round of the play offs. The match took place at high noon and Polish team was just able to adapt faster to the heat. Maki & Bára lost the first set 15-21, but in the ...
Maki & Bára are showing off their blocking skills from a previous match against Brazil in this post's featured picture :) The team is playing the first round of the tournament play-offs at 14:00 UTC-3 local time against Poland. Stay tuned for the results.