Walsh Jennings celebrates her birthday at Moscow event
Kerri Walsh Jennings celebrates her birthday at the World Tour event in Moscow
The only four-time Olympic and World Championship medal winner, Walsh Jennings turns 41 as she and Brooke Sweat compete in Pool G at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Moscow event where the Americans will be participating in the same group with pairs from the United States, Germany and Russia.
With 722 career international victories in 855 matches (84.4 winning percentage), Walsh Jennings ranks sixth all-time in FIVB wins behind Brazilians Emanuel Rego (1,214), Ricardo Santos (1,019), Larissa Franca (798), Talita Antunes (774) and Juliana Felisberta (749).
Walsh Jennings' other August 15 appearance at an FIVB event was in 2012 in Poland where she and Nicole Branagh won a pair of Stare Jablonki pool play matches. A week earlier in 2012, Walsh Jennings teamed with May-Treanor to win the pair’s third Olympic gold medal at the London Summer Games.
Olympic quarterfinal win a birthday gift for Walsh Jennings
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