Krasilnikov and Stoyanovsky won the final of the World tour in beach volleyball
15:29 9 сентября 2019
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Two months ago Vyacheslav Krasilnikov and Oleg Stoyanovsky became the first Russians to win the golden award at the Beach Volleyball World Championship; in Rome they won the second most important tournament of the season — the World Tour Finals. So far representatives of Russia have not been able to win this competition.
As in the final of the World Championship 2019 the players from Noviy Urengoy Krasilnikov and Stoyanovsky competed in the match for first place with the German duo Julius Thole and Clemens Wickler. If in Hamburg the opponents were figuring out, who is stronger, in three games, then in Rome the Russians won convincingly — 2:0. The match lasted 45 minutes.
At the competitions in July Stoyanovsky became the youngest world champion — 22 years 9 months old. He is also the winner of the European youth championship (2013) and the youth Olympics (2014).
Krasilnikov is 28 years old; he has played together with Stoyanovsky since 2018. Krasilnikov became the silver medalist of the European championship in 2016 together with Artyom Yarzutkin. At the Olympic Games 2016 he took the fourth place together with Konstantin Semyonov.