Kitchener native Sarah Pavan and her partner Melissa Humana-Paredes have kicked off the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with a strong start, winning the first game of women's beach volleyball for Canada.
The pair defeated Dutch duo Katja Stam and Raisa Schoon 2-0, and are now the number-one ranked Canadian team.
They are set to compete against Germany next.
Congrats to @CityKitchener native @SarahPavan and her partner @melissa_hp10 on their win in women's beach volleyball against the Dutch! Cheering you on for your next competition against the Germans! Canada 🇨🇦 🏐 for the win! #GoCanadaGo #TeamCanada https://t.co/g1SKgMmcWh— Berry Vrbanovic (@berryonline) July 24, 2021