WA’s Ky Landers will once again wear the green and gold when he represents Australia at the FIVB Beach Volleyball Under 21 World Championships in Udon Thani, Thailand.
Reteaming with Queensland’s Jarrah Brownhill, the boys will be looking to replicate their earlier Asian U21 Championship success where they won silver in March.
Landers has been in roaring form throughout 2019 with the former St Stephens student winning the Australian U21 and U23 national titles at Optus Volley by the Bay in April, followed by a second international silver at the Arafura Games alongside fellow West Australian, Caleb Lampard in May.
Australia will be looking to best their 2017 Nanjing result where WA’s Paul Burnett and partner Marcus Ferguson placed equal ninth after making it to the Round of 16.
Landers and Brownhill will be one of two Australian teams playing with Queensland duo Mark Nicolaidis and James Takken also set to compete.
Starting tomorrow with a one day single elimination tournament, Landers and Brownhill will need to finish in the top 24 teams to proceed to the Main Draw and pool play. The 2019 event will be the 17th edition of the Championships and will see more than 60 teams compete over six days.
Following the six day World Championships, Landers will continue onto the Volleyball Australia Integrated European tour where he will be joined by fellow WA players Caleb Lampard, Lewis Peach, Sarah Burton and Tessa Browne
For more information about the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships click here or contact the Volleyball WA office.