7 Apr 2014

Sport: Vanuatu beach boys miss out on Youth Olympics

8:21 am on 7 April 2014

The Vanuatu boys beach volleyball team have failed to qualify for the Youth Olympic Games.

The team of Steward Charlie and Jean Vitdio Pakoa were beaten by Thailand in the opening pool match in Khanom, Thailand before proving too strong for the Maldives.

In a must win match against Qatar Vanuatu lost the opening set 21-18, won the second 21-19 but couldn't maintain their resurgance losing the deciding set 15-10 to finish in a share of ninth place.