Canada first to try Rio 2016 Olympic Beach Volleyball Arena
In the run up to Rio 2016, Volleyball Canada had the honour of being the first Olympic team to try out the Beach Volleyball Arena at the world-famous Copacabana Beach.
One of the four Canadian duos in the tournament, Heather Bansley and Sarah Pavan, started the work on the sand of the Olympic venue on Wednesday.
io 2016 beach volleyball will take place from August 6 to 18. This will be the first time Team Canada has achieved the maximum number of quota spots.
Besides Bansley and Pavan, Team Canada will be represented by Jamie Broder & Kristina Valjas; Chaim Schalk & Ben Saxton; Josh Binstock & Sam Schachter.