(Chiang Mai) Canadians Sarah Pavan and Molly McBain won the bronze medal at the Pro Tour Challenge World Volleyball Tournament on Sunday.
Pavan and McBain triumphed 2-1 against China’s Jie Dong and Fan Wang to take third place.
Pavan, of Kitchener, Ont., and McBain, of Toronto, won their first international medal as a team with a 15-21, 21-16, 15-9 victory.
Pavan and McBain won their group and then eliminated Japan in the elimination phase.
The Canadians defeated the German duo in the quarter-finals before losing to eventual champions Brazil in the semi-finals.
On the men’s side, Canadians Dan Dearing and Sam Schachter were defeated by the Dutch in the round of 16. The Dutch pair eventually won the gold medal.