Rwanda’s Nzayisenga and Hakizimana reach Rubavu semifinals

Rubavu, Rwanda, August 23, 2019 – Rwanda’s Charlotte Nzayisenga and Judith Hakizimana reached the semifinals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Rubavu 1-star, following their straight-set win over their compatriots Louise Muhoza and Penelope Musabyimana on Friday.

Nzayisenga and Hakizimana triumphed 2-0 (21-14, 21-8) against their countrywomen to advance to the quarterfinals. They are also the remaining Rwandan pair in the main draw after Christine Nyirarukundo and Pacifique Umulisa suffered a loss against the Netherlands’ Mexime van Driel and Iris Reinders 2-0 (21-8, 21-10).

Also securing their final four spot is Danish pair Signe Zibrandtsen Haaning and Cecile Kollner Olsen, who logged a 2-0 (21-5, 21-8) victory over Ivory Coast’s Kossia Audrey Fieny and Loyo Alice Miessan.

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Meanwhile, England’s Victoria Palmer and Jessica Grimson have already earned their semifinal spot last Thursday.


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