Larissa and Talita debut with easy win in beach volleyballPair won the Russian Ekaterina Birlova and Evgenia Ukolova by 2 sets a 0.
Brazilian Larissa Franca and Talita Rocha debuted in style in the women's beach volleyball contest. The pair won the Russian Ekaterina Birlova and Evgenia Ukolova by 2 sets a 0 Arena's Volleyball, on Copacabana Beach.
The Brazilian duo remained higher throughout the game, with few errors and beautiful blocking points of Talita. Larissa Serves also made a difference and guaranteed advantage for both. Larissa and Talita won by 21 a 14 in the first set, e 21 a 16 no second, completing the game 36 minutes.
The two will face the United States on Tuesday (9) and even Poland in the first round of the Olympic beach volleyball contest. The Brazilian duo is among the favorites for Olympic gold by high expertise and impeccable resume, including Olympic and Pan American medals, among others.