Joyner and Boag missed the world record by two points

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, September 18, 2019 - The USA duo of Brandon Joyner and Michael Boag came up short by two points of the FIVB World Tour record for the highest score in game 3 of an official match.

Friday 20 de September del 2019 11:00 AM

Playing at the Punta Cana Beach Volleyball Tournament, the sixth stop of the 2019 NORCECA Circuit Joyner and Boag scored 32 points to edge Daneil Willaims and Joell Theodore of Trinidad & Tobago in a tiebreaker of their pool play contest.

The match played on September 14, finished 2-1 (20-22, 21-19, 32-30) and lasted one hour and 21 minutes.

The FIVB World Tour record for the highest score in a third set was established by Brazilians Marcio Araujo and Benjamin Insfran in Mallorca, Spain on September 7, 2003 - 16 years ago.

The Brazilians Araujo/Insfran defeated Germany's Markus Dieckmann and Jonas Reckermann 14-21, 21-19, 34-32. The match lasted one hour and 36 minutes.

Long-time journalist Tim Simmons, who has covered the FIVB World Tour for many years, contributed to this report.


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