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FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
MAZURY 2013 MEDIA GUIDE
ROSS & KESSY
Together since: 2007 (78)
Silver Olympic medallists in London in 2012 and world champions
in Stavanger in 2009 Jennifer Kessy and April Ross will be out to
add to their medal collection in Poland. So far in 2013 the pair have
participated in every FIVB event, including a silver-medal-winning
performance at both the World Cup Final and Rome Grand Slam, on
the back of winning the last tournament in 2012 in Thailand. They
teamed up at the start of 2007 and didn’t have to wait long for their
first World Tour success. They won their second tournament – the
Stavanger Grand Slam to quickly announce themselves as a team
that could challenge the top order. In 2008 they made up for missing
out on the Olympics by winning two golds, one silver and a bronze
to finished second in the World Tour rankings. 2009 was by far their
most successful year in which they won theWorld Championships and
two golds, four silver and two bronzes on the World Tour. They then
enjoyed five podium places in 2010 and seven in 2011.
MOST RECENT TEAM RESULTS
Year Tournament
Country Category Rk Prize money
2013
Rome
ITA
GS
2
22,000
2013
The Hague
NED GS
9
5,500
2013
Campinas
BRA WCUPF
2
35,000
2013
Corrientes
ARG GS
4
12,900
2013
Shanghai
CHN GS
9
5,500
2013
Fuzhou
CHN OPEN
5
3,375
2012
Bangsaen
THA OPEN
1
30,000
2012
Stare Jablonki
POL
GS
5
13,200
2012
London
GBR
OG
2
0
2012
Berlin
GER
GS
5
13,200
2012
Gstaad
SUI
GS
5
13,200
2012
Rome
ITA
GS
3
23,000
2012
Moscow
RUS
GS
5
13,200
2012
Beijing
CHN GS
5
13,200
2012
Shanghai
CHN GS
5
13,200
2012
Brasilia
BRA OPEN
9
6,000
2011
Phuket
THA OPEN
2
21,000
2011
The Hague
NED OPEN
5
9,100
2011
Aland
FIN
OPEN
7
7,600
2011
London
GBR
OTH
2
1,100
2011
Klagenfurt
AUT
GS
17
5,100
2011
Stare Jablonki
POL
GS
2
29,500
2011
Québec
CAN OPEN
7
7,600
2011
Gstaad
SUI
GS
9
8,000
2011
Stavanger
NOR
GS
1
43,500
2011
Rome
ITA
WCH
5
18,000
2011
Beijing
CHN GS
3
23,000
2011
Myslowice
POL
OPEN
3
15,000
USA