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Sunday, December 21, 2014
Database Statistics
  Men Women Total
Players: 8900 6508 15408
Tournaments: 1583 1157 2740
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Linda Chisholm 57
April Chapple 51
Cornelia Gerson 50
Christine Cummings 46
Tony Zapata 45
Todd Hart 45
Jason Faughn 44
Coley Kyman 44
Thaweep Thongkamnerd 43
Jeffrey DeWit 42
Takehito Hamada 40
Pierino Accastelli 38
Claudia Pavlicek 38
Abdelilah Akazou 38
Jaime Arnell 38
Agustin Correa 37
Lance Kobza 36
Justin Oleole 35
Stacy Millichap 34
Sheila Shaw 31
Katie Seamon 28
Elia Lulla 28
Cheng Chen 28
Iryna Marchenko 28
Megan Knepp 27
Donghe Lin 26
Vilde Solvoll 24
Julie Gordon 23
Desislava Nikolova 23
Pritchard Otis Tommy 22
Vladyslav Yemel'yanchyk 22
Monika Pietroczuk 19
Tomasz Wierzbicki 19
Lili Neizer 19
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Year in review: Polish pair rule on Larnaka sands once again, Canada claim first gold at U21 world champs
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 20, 2014 – Age-group beach volleyball returned to Larnaka for the second time in two years as the Cyprus coastal town welcomed the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships in July.
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U23 World Championships in Myslowice bring out best in Poland and Australia
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 19, 2014 - Thirty-six teams per gender competed in the FIVB Beach Volleyball U23 World Championships in Myslowice, Poland from June 10-15, 2014 which saw home team Maciej Kosiak and Maciej Rudol win the men's final and Australian pair Nicole Laird and Mariafe Artacho collect gold in the women's competition.
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Latvia, Brazil No. 1 again in FIVB Beach Volleyball Final World Season Rankings as well as 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour season points
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 15, 2014 – Officially determined by the season’s final event, Latvia and Brazil ended the 2014 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Beach Volleyball World Season Rankings as number one in men’s and women’s competition respectively.
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Perfect season ending for Nummerdor/Varenhorst and Bonnerova/Hermannova in Mangaung
Mangaung, South Africa, December 14, 2014 - Dutch pair Reinder Nummerdor/Christiaan Varenhorst and Martina Bonnerova/Barbora Hermannova of the Czech Republic ended the 2014 season perfectly on Sunday with a golden crown at the FIVB World Tour Beach Volleyball Mangaung Open.
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Two out of three for Mangaung Open champions Nummerdor/Varenhorst
Mangaung, South Africa, December 14, 2014 – In only their third World Tour event together Reinder Nummerder and Christiaan Varenhorst grabbed their second gold on Sunday at the FIVB Beach Volleyball Mangaung Open. The Dutch team defeated Esteban and Marco Grimalt from Chili 2-0 (21-18, 21-18) in the final of the South African event.
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