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Monday, April 21, 2014
Database Statistics
  Men Women Total
Players: 8399 6119 14518
Tournaments: 1525 1100 2625
 
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Michel Everaert 51
Patrick Egger 50
Thierry Glowacz 50
Michael Risley 45
Marek Pakosta 45
Tomislav Karaula 44
Chris Makos 41
Tim Van Mierlo 38
Romana Elblova 37
Olivier Conte 37
Karin Butler 37
Jesse Spring 36
Ilkka Lassila 36
Domingo Avila 35
Katarina Srobarova 35
Elisabeth Klopf 34
Lisa Howard 34
Ryan Elmendorf 33
Mike Nelson 32
Sarah Hoppe 30
Faviola Kostami 29
Elisavet Kostami 29
Jovan Sajnberger 28
Frederike Fischer 28
Neringa Grikstaite 26
Sapir Shoham 25
Liz Serra-Hsu 25
Armands Bisenieks 24
Casey Grice 24
Jamie McHardy 22
Natalie Kolderova 20
Ruta Treija 19
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1991
Adam Johnson and Pat Powers won the AVP Miller Lite Santa Barbara Open.  It was the 4th win for Adam Johnson, the 11th win for Pat Powers, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1991
Linda Chisholm and Nina Matthies won the WPVA Diet Pepsi Clearwater Open.  It was the 27th win for Linda Chisholm, the 44th win for Nina Matthies, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1996
Sandra Pires and Jackie Silva won the FIVB Brazil Open.  It was the 9th win for Sandra Pires, the 54th win for Jackie Silva, and the 9th win for the team.
In 1996
Scott Ayakatubby and Brian Lewis won the AVP Miller Lite San Diego Open.  It was the 16th win for Scott Ayakatubby, the 4th win for Brian Lewis, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers won the AVP Cuervo Gold Crown Dallas Open.  It was the 12th win for Phil Dalhausser, the 24th win for Todd Rogers, and the 11th win for the team.
In 2008
Bibiana Candelas and Mayra Garcia won the NORCECA Guatemala.  It was the 1st win for Bibiana Candelas, the 1st win for Mayra Garcia, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2008
Aldo Miramontes and Juan Virgen won the NORCECA Guatemala.  It was the 1st win for Aldo Miramontes, the 1st win for Juan Virgen, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2013
Kacie MacTavish and Caleigh Whitaker won the NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Guatemala.  It was the 1st win for Kacie MacTavish, the 1st win for Caleigh Whitaker, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2013
Lombardo Ontiveros and Juan Virgen won the NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Guatemala.  It was the 5th win for Lombardo Ontiveros, the 18th win for Juan Virgen, and the 4th win for the team.
 
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4/20/2014
2014 FIVB World Tour debuts at FIVB Fuzhou Open
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 20, 2014—Pre-season training complete, several partnerships switched, and many teams re-confirmed, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) launches the second year of the next Olympic cycle with its 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour starting this week in China at the double-gender US$150,000 Fuzhou Open.
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Fuzhou gets ready for first FIVB beach volleyball event of the year
Fuzhou, China, April, 20 2014 — The press conference of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Fuzhou Open 2014 took place Sunday at the Fuzhou Municipal Building, announcing Fuzhou is ready for the big beach volleyball gala.
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4/19/2014
Fuzhou Open Q&A: Get to know China's beach volleyball stars
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 19, 2014 – Get to know China’s beach volleyball stars with a special Q&A opportunity on Facebook leading up to the first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event of the season, the Fuzhou Open.
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2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball Media Guide now available
Lausanne, Switzerland, April, 19, 2014 - On the eve of the beginning of another dynamic international schedule on all five continents, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has announced that the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball Media Guide is now available online on the FIVB website.
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4/18/2014
Venezuelans back in tandem for Fuzhou Open
Caracas, Venezuela, April 18, 2014 – Venezuela’s number one pair, and London 2012 Olympians, Igor Hernandez and Jesus Villafane will reunite on the court at the Fuzhou Open, the first tournament on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
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4/15/2014
Serbian Beach Volleyball duo to celebrate FIVB Grand Slam debut in Shanghai
Belgrade, Serbia, April 15, 2014 – Sinisa Antonic and Marko Galesev will write history for their country later this month as Serbia’s first beach volleyball duo to compete at an FIVB Grand Slam tournament.
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4/14/2014
Organisers of Moscow Grand Slam unveil plans for memorable 2014 edition
Moscow, Russia, April 15, 2014. The premises of FORWARD, the official technical sponsor of the 2014 FIVB Grand Slam in Moscow, played host on Monday to a press conference that was devoted to the upcoming start of the international season as well as to this year’s edition of the FIVB event in the Russian capital.
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4/9/2014
Brazil confirms Grand Slam event in September
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 9, 2014 – The Brazil Volleyball Federation (CBV) has confirmed that it will hold a Grand Slam event from September 23 to 28, one of ten double gender Grand Slam events on the cards for the 2014 Beach Volleyball season.
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4/7/2014
One million dollars in prize money up for grabs at Transavia and Long Beach Grand Slams
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 7, 2014 – This year’s Long Beach and Transavia Grand Slams just got more interesting with the historic announcement that the two events will carry a pot of $1 million in prize money.
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4/5/2014
Baden gets ready for another Beach Volleyball party
Baden, Austria, April 5, 2014. The 2014 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship will get started in late May with the Baden Masters presented by SPORT.LAND.NÖ. This will be the tenth time an international competition is held at the Strandbad and yet again a good share of the continental elite will showcase their skills from May 28 to June 1.
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4/4/2014
World Championships medallists lead German teams at Shanghai Grand Slam
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 4, 2014 – FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships medallists Karla Borger and Britta Buthe and Jonathan Erdman and Kay Matysik will spearhead the German teams’ challenge at the first Grand Slam of the season in Shanghai.
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4/3/2014
Olympic champ back for Shanghai Grand Slam
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 4, 2014 – Julius Brink, one half of the London 2012 Olympic Games gold medallists, has been confirmed in one of the four German male teams that will compete at the Shanghai Grand Slam.
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    Upcoming Tournaments
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    Apr 22-26 FIVB Fuzhou Open, China M US$75,000
    Apr 23-27 FIVB Fuzhou Open, China W US$75,000
    Apr 25-27 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Cayman Islands, TBD M&W TBD
    Apr 29-May 3 FIVB Shanghai Jinshan Grand Slam, China M US$400,000
    Apr 30-May 4 FIVB Shanghai Jinshan Grand Slam, China W US$400,000
    May 2-4 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Guatemala City M&W TBD
    May 6-10 CEV C&S 2014 CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite Antalya, Turkey M € 7,500
    May 6-10 CEV C&S 2014 CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite Antalya, Turkey W € 7,500
    May 6-10 FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open, Mexico M US$75,000
    May 7-11 FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open, Mexico W US$75,000
    May 9-11 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Antigua, Guatemala M&W TBD
    May 21-25 FIVB Prague Open, Czech Republic W US$75,000
    May 22-24 NVL NVL Dallas M&W $25,000



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