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Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor Nominated for a 2009 ESPY

Posted by on Friday, 26 June, 2009

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Misty May-Treanor (R) of the US celebrates with her teammate Kerri Walsh (2nd R) after winning against China’s Tian Jia and Wang Jie in their women’s final beach volleyball match at Beijing’s Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground on August 21, 2008 during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The US team won 2-0 and took the gold medal. Photo credit THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images

Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor, the most decorated beach volleyball team, is up for another award. This time it’s a 2009 ESPY in the category of Best Championship Performance to celebrate their second consecutive gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The duo is up against the likes of Michael Phelps, Kobe Bryant and Cole Hamels.