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After discovering beach volleyball as summer training for her indoor university career, Heather Bansley first represented Canada at the 2007 Junior World Championship before joining the national team and starting a partnership with Elizabeth Maloney that took them to the 2011 Pan Am Games in Guadalajara where they finished fifth.Where did Heather Bansley finish in the Olympics?
Bansley and Pavan reached two more podiums in 2016, winning bronze at the Moscow Grand Slam and another silver at the Porec Major Series. At Rio 2016, Bansley and Pavan advanced to the quarterfinals, matching Canada’s best ever Olympic result in women’s beach volleyball with their fifth-place finish.Who is the best beach volleyball player in the world?
Heather Bansley (born September 13, 1987 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian beach volleyball player, playing as a left-side defender. She has been named FIVB Best Defensive Player of the World Tour in 2015, 2016 and 2018. Bansley competed along with previous partner Sarah Pavan at the 2016 Summer Olympics.When did Heather Bansley win Defensive Player of the Year?
Bansley would win her second consecutive Defensive Player of the Year award. In 2017, Bansley and Wilkerson finished no lower than ninth in any of their FIVB World Tour tournaments. They reached the quarterfinals in their world championships together.