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Swedish Beach Volleyball Duo Crown Successful 2023 with World Tour Finals Victory

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Swedish Beach Volleyball Duo Crown Successful 2023 with World Tour Finals Victory

In a remarkable display of prowess and determination, Swedish beach volleyball ace duo, David Åhman and Jonatan Hellvig, have emerged victorious at the World Tour Finals in Doha, marking an impressive end to their successful 2023 run. This victory perfectly complements their already laden trophy cabinet, boasting a European Championship (EM) gold and a World Championship (VM) silver.

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Swedish Duo's Unstoppable Surge

The Swedish stars, who are currently ranked second in the men’s FIVB Beach Volleyball World Ranking, outclassed defending champions Anders Mol & Christian Sorum of Norway. Their latest triumph in Doha has expanded their Beach Pro Tour medal collection to six golds, two silvers and a bronze.

The final match saw the Swedes in top form, with the first set being a one-sided affair in favor of Åhman and Hellvig. The second set witnessed a tough fight, with the lead changing hands frequently. However, after falling behind 17-15, the Swedes bounced back, scoring six consecutive points to seal their victory with a 2-0 (21-16, 21-17) shutout.

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Impressive Record & Future Prospects

Jonatan Hellvig, contributing a match-high 18 points and David Åhman adding another 15 points, including one ace, led the Swedish team to their emphatic win. The duo's outstanding performance has solidified their position as a top-tier team, rendering them a formidable contender for the upcoming Paris Olympics, where the Norwegians will be defending their gold medal.

Upon their win, a jubilant Åhman expressed, "We have fought so hard for this. It’s always fun to face Norway, they are almost impossible to beat, so we had to bring out our best game."

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The full report of this triumphant victory is part of a locked article on Dagens Nyheter's website, accessible only to subscribers. A promotional subscription offer, providing access to Dagens Nyheter and other publications such as Expressen and Privata Affärer, is available for new subscribers. Dagens Nyheter, with a rich legacy dating back to its first issue on December 23, 1864, continues to bring forth top-notch journalistic content with a dedicated editorial team.

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