Qatar beach volleyball team retain fifth place in world ranking

DOHA, Qatar's national beach volleyball team including Cherif Younousse and Ahmad Tijan retained the fifth place in the FIVB world ranking issued recently.

The Qatari team collected 4720 points after participating in 14 international and continental tournaments.

Qatar's Ahmed Tijan and Cherif Younousse defended their Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships title after overpowering Chinese top seeds Gao Peng and Li Yang 2-0 (21-13, 21-18) in the final match.

They also claimed the bronze medal at the last month's FIVB World Tour 4-star in Xiamen, China and finished fifth place at home in the FIVB World Tour 4-star in Doha in March.

Christian Sorum and Anders Mol of Norway led the standings with 6040 points.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee