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Kitchener's Sarah Pavan defeats Dutch duo in first beach volleyball game at Tokyo Olympics

Kitchener native Sarah Pavan and her partner Melissa Humana-Paredes have kicked off the Olympics with a strong start, winning the first game of women's beach volleyball for Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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Sarah Pavan (left) posing with Team Canada athlete and beach volleyball partner, Melissa Humana-Paredes (right). Photo from @VolleyballAB on Twitter.

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. 

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