Zhongwei, China, August 25, 2019 – China’s Wen Shuhui and Wang Jingzhe rallied past Japan’s Sayaka Mizoe and Miki Koshikawa 2-1 (21-17, 13-21, 15-13) in the final and make a repeat win in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Zhongwei 2-star.
On Sunday morning, Wen and Wang defeated Mizoe and Koshikawa’s compatriots Chiyo Suzuki and Yurika Sakaguchi in the semifinal 2-0 (21-17, 21-17), then staged their return to the top podium with the tie-break win in the final match.
Wen and Wang have won a total of five World Tour gold medals – all from 2-star events held in China, including the Zhongwei gold medal last year, when they defeated Wang Fan and Xue Chen.Quick links - Beach volleyball:
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The bronze medal went to Chinese pair Chen Chunxia and Zhu Lingdi who registered a straight-set (21-13, 21-16) triumph against Chiyo and Sakaguchi.