Vanuatu women win AVC Beach volleyball Penghu Open

The Vanuatu women’s beach Volleyball team won the Asian Volleyball Confederation –Beach Volleyball Penghu Open at the weekend.

The duo, Miller Pata and Sherysyn Toko won gold and a prize money of $USD 2,500.

They defeated Japan winning three sets in the semifinals before beating Indonesia in the final.

The event featured 29 men’s teams, and 19 women’s teams from 17 countries.

The Asian Cup Beach Volleyball Open is one of the Asian Volleyball Confederation’s (AVC) annual events.

This is the first time Taiwan has hosted an international beach volleyball tournament of this magnitude.

The Chinese Taipei Volleyball Association (CTVA) said its personnel have been at the venue since the beginning of August ensuring the standards for international competition are met.

The tournament is also a qualification to the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. 


Josephine Navula