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Canada knocks out Olympic Champs 2-1, advances to quarterfinals

 
Ben Saxton/Chaim Schalk, Canada (13) defeated Alison Cerutti/Bruno Oscar Schmidt, Brazil (5)  2-1 (21-19, 19-21, 15-13).  

It was the tenth FIVB World Tour meeting between the two teams with Brazil leading 8-2 having won the previous six.  Overall Brazil has three wins in 2016, three wins in 2015, and two wins in 2014.  Canada's only other win against Brazil was 2-0  at the FIVB Porec Major Series in 2015.

Canada has advanced to the Quarterfinals and will play Evandro Goncalves/Andre Loyola of BrazilBrazil has been eliminated and finishes 9th.


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