FIVB VolleyWorld 11/2013 - English - page 24

Vanuatu women put country on
beach volleyball map
Miller Elwin and Henriette Iatika made history at Mazury 2013
when they became the first women’s team from Vanuatu and from
the South Pacific to participate in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World
Along with Paraguay and Thailand, the Vanuatu duo made their
debuts in the FIVB’s premier beach volleyball event.
Elwin and Iatika began playing on the FIVB World Tour in 2008, with
their best result a 17th place finish at the 2012 Shanghai Grand Slam
and both players aimed to make their families and country proud
with their debut at the FIVB World Championships.
Elwin and Iatika claimed their ticket to Poland after winning the 2012 Oceania
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