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Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh win

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh won their first game in pool B.

Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor didn’t need any time at all to get used to the Olympics.

The defending beach volleyball gold medalists easily won their opener in the Beijing Games on Sunday, beating Mika Teru Saiki and Chiaki Kusuhara of Japan 21-12, 21-15.


In an intermittent rain that left the Chaoyang Park venue a sea of yellow ponchos, the Americans needed just 36 minutes to dispatch the 23rd-ranked Olympic veterans.

That makes 102 match wins in-a-row.

Their next game will be on Monday against the Cuban duo who also won their first match.

I told you FishStripes was going to cover this.