S'pore-Thai combo set the beach alight

PHOTO: VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION OF SINGAPORE

Thailand's three-time Asian Games representative Yupa Phukrongploy (facing camera) stretching to block a spike by Hong Kong's Yuen Ying Chi during the final of the National Beach Volleyball series at Yio Chu Kang Swimming Complex yesterday. Yupa partnered Singapore national youth player Kilani Daane to beat Hong Kong duo Au Yeung Wai Yan and Yuen 2-1 in the women's final. Singaporean pair Zhuo Hong Chuan and Gilbert Tan defeated Hong Kong's Soh Xing Hao and Kelvin Lau 2-1 to win the men's category. A total of 40 teams featured in the two-day event.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 30, 2016, with the headline 'S'pore-Thai combo set the beach alight'. Print Edition | Subscribe