A new pairing on the international circuit this season with medal placements in their first four FIVB World Tour events in 2017, Agatha and Duda netted a spot in the SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals via their international ranking. Agatha is playing in her third SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals with a 2015 bronze medal finish with Barbara Seixas in Fort Lauderdale. Duda, who celebrated her 19th birthday (August 1) in Vienna where she and Agatha placed 17th, will be participating in her first SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals. Duda has won five FIVB youth world titles along with the gold medal at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China with Ana Patricia Silva. Duda played in her first FIVB World Tour event in 2013 as a 15-year old and placed fifth at a South African stop with Thais Rodrigues Ferreira. Duda has amassed three gold medals, nine podium placements and 10 “final four” finishes in her first 23 world tour events. Agatha, who started playing internationally in 2005 with the legendary Sandra Pires, has played in 104 FIVB World Tour events highlighted by a silver medal finish at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with Barbara. Agatha has won five FIVB gold medals with 23 world tour podium placements and 25 “final four” finishes.