John Child and Mark Heese are the last Canadians to medal in beach volleyballAfter winning both the men's and women's final at this past weekend's Continental Cup qualifying tournament in Mexico, Canada will have representation in both men's and women's beach volleyball at the London Games. But the big question is: who's going?
The winning men's team consists of two pairs of partners — Christian Redmann and Ben Saxton along with Martin Reader and Josh Binstock. Same for the women's side with the pair of Heather Bansley and Liz Maloney teaming up with Annie Martin and Marie-Andree Lessard to take the title. Now, two weeks following the big win, teammates will have to square off against each other for the right to represent Canada — only one pair from each the men's and women's side can go to London. The sudden-death Canadian trials are set for July 7 at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto.
"Right now we are all celebrating the moment," Reader told the Canadian Press, reluctant to turn friend into foe so quickly. "On Monday morning when we return to Toronto it'll be backRead More »from Canadians earn a spot in beach volleyball at London Olympics, but who gets to go?