PASEO XOLOTLAN, Managua, Nicaragua, October 9, 2022.- Americans Katie Lindstrom/Teegan Van Gunst took the gold medal of the V Stop of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour beating Canadian duo Amanda Harnett and Marie-Alex Bélanger 2-1 (22-20, 20-22, 15-12).
Under difficult weather, with rain and bursts of wind due to Hurricane Julio, the women’s title match was challenging, with extraordinary defense.
Lindstrom/Van Gunst pushed ahead with serves and held an advantage in the third set, allowing them to close the game.
This is Harnett/Bélanger second medal after winning the bronze at the fourth stop in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
In the match for third place, Mexicans Abril Flores/Esperanza Albarrán, came on top with double 21-16 over Canadians Devin Corah/Adriel Goodman.
Mexico finished fourth in the past stage with Atenas Gutierrez and Maria Celeste Ibarra, and now with Flores/Albarran they reached the podium.