Ágatha Bednarczuk and Bárbara Seixas are one of two women beach volleyball teams that are representing Brazil at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Both Ágatha and Bárbara are making their Olympic debuts, and they have only been playing together since 2014.
It hasn’t taken them long to start kicking ass, though. Ágatha and Bárbara won the 2015 Beach Volleyball World Championships, and they’ve been looking sharp in Rio. The pair finished in second place in Pool B with a 2-1 record, beating Barbora Hermannová and Markéta Sluková of the Czech Republic and Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug of Argentina. Their lone loss in group play came against Pool B winners Elsa Baquerizo and Liliana Fernández of Spain.
They advanced to the knockout stage, and they’ve taken care of business in their first two matches. The 33-year-old Ágatha and the 29-year-old Bárbara swept both Wang Fan and Yue Yuan of China and Ekaterina Birlova and Evgenia Ukolova of Russia to earn a spot in the semifinals. Their next match will take place against Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross of the USA on Tuesday, August 16 at 10:59 p.m.
Before Walsh Jennings and Ross rearrange their faces with vicious spikes, enjoy the 22 hottest photos of Ágatha and Bárbara in the gallery below.
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