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The 2016 International Beach Games was hosted by the Sheraton Sand Key Resort

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sand key1601The 2016 International Beach Games was hosted by the Sheraton Sand Key Resort this past weekend which included Beach Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, USATF Super Weight Throw, and an exhibition of the Caber Throw by the Highland Games folks. Over 200 International athletes competed over the three day weekend from September 23 - 25, 2016. 

The 2016 Sand Key Beach Tennis Open, an IFBT World Cup competition was the cornerstone event offering $5000 which was distributed to Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal winners in 5 divisions. 56 Beach Tennis professionals from all over the world competed over the three day weekend in the grueling Florida heat for their share of the prize money and coveted IFBT ranking points.

The results and match scores are listed below:

In the Men's Open Singles final Ali Colmenares (VEN) defeated Donny Young (USA) 7-6 (7-4). Ramon Guedez (VEN) & Fernando Guevara (USA) tied for the Bronze Medal.

In the Women Open Singles final Marie Pier Huet (CAN) defeated Ana Noro (POR) 7-0. Janet Sweitzer (PRI) defeated Chelsea Hall (USA) 7-4 for the Bronze Medal.

In the Men's Open Doubles final Ali Colmenares/Ramon Guedez (VEN) defeated Donny Young/Sam Keaton (USA) in a best 2 of 3 set match 6-2, 6-3. Fernando Guevara (USA)/Pasqual Lorencine (MTQ) defeated Riva da Silva/Daniel Cecchi (USA) 7-5 for the Bronze Medal.

In the Women's Open Doubles final Marie Pier Huet (CAN)/Barbora Jilkova (CZE) defeated Roos de Hart (USA)/Marketa Jilkova (CZE) in a best 2 of 3 set match 6-1, 6-1. Kim O'Keefe/Zsofia Lanstiak (USA) defeated Janet Sweitzer (PRI)/Rocio Frej Vitalle (ESP) 7-3 for the Bronze Medal.

In the Men's Over 40 Doubles final Donny Young (USA)/Pasqual Lorencine (MTQ) defeated Andres Merro/Miguel Ferreyra (USA) 7-0. Craig Saunders/Jeffrey Brennan (USA) defeated Craig Whiteleather/Tony Guidicessi (USA) 7-4 for the Bronze Medal.

In the Women's Over 40 Doubles final Ana Noro (POR)/Janet Sweitzer (PRI) defeated Vicky Rotunno/Debra Alloy (USA) in a best 2 of 3 set match 6-3, 6-0.

In the Mixed Open Doubles final Marie Pier Huet (CAN)/Fernando Guevara (USA) defeated Donny Young/Roos de Hart (USA) 9-5. Riva da Silva (USA)/Marketa Jilkova (CZE) and Barbora Jilkova (CZE)/Pasqual Lorencine (MTQ) tied for the Bronze Medal.

All of the athletes that competed in the various events were treated to a complimentary buffet style banquet and a cash bar in the Sheraton's vast ballroom space on Saturday evening sponsored by the Clearwater/St. Petersburg Sports Commission and prepared by the Sheraton's own culinary staff. The banquet received rave reviews by all the athletes and the only complaint heard was that the party had to end!

Keep charging and see you on the sand,