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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Players: 8811 6462 15273
Tournaments: 1563 1138 2701
 
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Mike Dodd 57
Vladimir Bouralev 52
Lars Garder 52
Quinteen Van der Vrie 50
Jody Holden 46
Shingo Sakai 45
Ana Freitas 44
Gary Gerns 43
Samo Bacvic 41
Colin Kaslow 39
Suzanne Himbeck 39
Eun-Kyoung Lee 37
Mark Lau 37
Brandy Kosty 36
Adrian Fernandez 34
Takemi Nishibori 33
Stacie Jones 30
Colleen Kelly 29
Tom Lord 28
Jake Kelly 27
Sittichai Sangkhachot 27
Rodrigo Vieira 27
Carolina Horta 22
Tijs de Tombe 21
Ieva Kazuraityte 21
Gustavo Carvalhaes 21
Sedtawat Padsawud 19
Chaowei Zhou 18
Kresimir Karaula 18
Camila Romero 17
Reimo Reimand 16
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1961
Mike Bright and Mike O'Hara won the Parks & Rec Will Rogers State Beach Open.  It was the 5th win for Mike Bright, the 11th win for Mike O'Hara, and the 5th win for the team.
In 1967
Mike Bright and Ernie Suwara won the Parks & Rec Corona del Mar Open.  It was the 16th win for Mike Bright, the 3rd win for Ernie Suwara, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1972
Matt Gage and Ron Von Hagen won the Parks & Rec Will Rogers State Beach Open.  It was the 7th win for Matt Gage, the 48th win for Ron Von Hagen, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1978
Andy Fishburn and Fred Sturm won the Parks & Rec Lake Tahoe Open.  It was the 5th win for Andy Fishburn, the 7th win for Fred Sturm, and the 5th win for the team.
In 1978
Linda Hanley and Maya Thiene won the Parks & Rec Hermosa Beach Open.  It was the 1st win for Linda Hanley, the 1st win for Maya Thiene, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1989
Mike Dodd and Tim Hovland won the AVP Miller Lite Seattle Open.  It was the 53rd win for Mike Dodd, the 50th win for Tim Hovland, and the 49th win for the team.
In 1989
Linda Chisholm and Janice Harrer won the WPVA U.S. Open.  It was the 21st win for Linda Chisholm, the 15th win for Janice Harrer, and the 4th win for the team.
In 1995
Holly McPeak and Nancy Reno won the WPVA Bally Total Fitness National Championships.  It was the 26th win for Holly McPeak, the 23rd win for Nancy Reno, and the 11th win for the team.
In 2000
Lenka Hajeckova and Marika Teknedzjanova won the   CEV U23 European Championships.  It was the 1st win for Lenka Hajeckova, the 1st win for Marika Teknedzjanova, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2000
David Klemperer and Jonas Reckermann won the   CEV U23 European Championships.  It was the 1st win for David Klemperer, the 1st win for Jonas Reckermann, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2000
Jose Loiola and Emanuel Rego won the Paul Mitchell AVP U.S. Open of Beach Volleyball.  It was the 49th win for Jose Loiola, the 36th win for Emanuel Rego, and the 19th win for the team.
In 2000
Nancy Reno and Elaine Youngs won the BVA Long Beach Open.  It was the 38th win for Nancy Reno, the 10th win for Elaine Youngs, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2000
Patrick Heuscher and Stefan Kobel won the FIVB Lausanne Satellite.  It was the 2nd win for Patrick Heuscher, the 3rd win for Stefan Kobel, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2005
Lina Yanchulova and Petia Yanchulova won the FIVB Liechtenstein Satellite.  It was the 3rd win for Lina Yanchulova, the 3rd win for Petia Yanchulova, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2005
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Manhattan Beach Open Presented by Bud Light.  It was the 48th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 45th win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 43rd win for the team.
In 2006
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Brooklyn Open presented by Cushman & Wakefield.  It was the 65th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 61st win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 59th win for the team.
In 2006
Patrick Heuscher and Stefan Kobel won the FIVB Vaduz Satellite.  It was the 8th win for Patrick Heuscher, the 9th win for Stefan Kobel, and the 8th win for the team.
In 2006
Jonathan Erdmann and Stefan Windscheif won the   CEV U20 European Championships.  It was the 1st win for Jonathan Erdmann, the 1st win for Stefan Windscheif, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2006
Jennifer Eckardt and Julia Sude won the   CEV U20 European Championships.  It was the 1st win for Jennifer Eckardt, the 1st win for Julia Sude, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2011
Chen Xue and Xi Zhang won the FIVB Paf Open.  It was the 8th win for Chen Xue, the 8th win for Xi Zhang, and the 8th win for the team.
 
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8/20/2014
Upcoming stars of European Beach Volleyball meet this week in Kristiansand
Kristiansand, Norway, August 20, 2014. The Norwegian city of Kristiansand is the idyllic stage where the future stars of European Beach Volleyball will gather this week for four days of enthusiasm over the sand.
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Two Tanja’s start Stare Jablonki upsets
August 20, 2014 – Tanja Goricanec and Tanja Huberli showed that they were no respecters of reputations when they beat two higher ranked teams at the Stare Jablonki Grand Slam on Wednesday.
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Borger and Buthe aiming for more Stare Jablonki memories
August 20, 2014 – Karla Borger and Britta Buthe made a strong start to the Stare Jablonki Grand Slam as they won both their matches on Wednesday.
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Late call signals home delights for Fuchs and Kaczmarek
August 20, 2014 – Sebastian Fuchs and Thomas Kaczmarek shrugged off a late call to play in the Stare Jablonki Grand Slam and defeated Maverick Hatch and Christian Redmann to advance to the main draw on Wednesday.
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“Beach Volleyball Babies”
Nanjing, China, August 20, 2014 - Despite the players, coaches and officials taking a “rest” day Wednesday at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, the “Beach Volleyball Babies” continued to perform at other event venues.
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Puerto Rico’s beach rats
Nanjing, China, August 20, 2014 - The “beach rats.” That’s how Puerto Rico coach Angel Peña affectionately refers to his scrappy team.
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Exciting finish for Women’s Youth Olympic pool play competition
Nanjing, China, August 20, 2014 - While each of the men’s pool play groups having at least one unbeaten pair, the women’s Beach Volleyball competition at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games features one cluster of nations where four teams are tied atop standings with 2-1 records.
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Final Youth Olympic men’s Beach Volleyball matches to determine single-elimination bracket
Nanjing, China, August 20, 2014 - With the 136 men’s and women’s Beach Volleyball athletes from 50 national Olympic committees enjoying a “rest” day at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Games, the competition for the 24 berths in each gender’s single-elimination bracket are taking shape entering the final two days of pool play matches.
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8/19/2014
Canadian twins "impressed and inspired" by Bach’s attendance
Nanjing, China, August 19, 2014 - After winning their third Beach Volleyball match in three days, the Canadian twins of Megan and Nicole McNamara were both “impressed and inspired” by the appearance of International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach at the Nanjing YOG Sports Park Tuesday afternoon.
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Nine “perfect” Men’s Youth Olympics Beach Volleyball teams after three pool play rounds
Nanjing, China, August 19, 2014 - Ten countries continue with “perfection” after the completion of the third of five days of pool play at the Beach Volleyball venue for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games at the Nanjing Sports Park Complex.
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Six unbeaten pairs in Women’s Youth Olympics pool play standings
Nanjing, China, August 19, 2014 - Six countries improved their women’s pool play records to 3-0 here Tuesday during the third of five days of group Beach Volleyball competition in the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games at the sport’s venue in the Nanjing Sports Park Complex.
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Larissa and Talita show golden form as Stare Jablonki gets underway
August 19, 2014 – Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes didn’t hang around as they reached the main draw of the Stare Jablonki Grand Slam with a 2-0 (21-14, 21-13) win over the Netherlands’ Laura Bloem and Marloes Wesselink on Tuesday.
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IOC President Thomas Bach visits beach volleyball venue
Nanjing, China, August 19, 2014 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visited the Nanjing YOG Sports Park beach volleyball venue Tuesday afternoon. Bach sat and watched the first set of a women’s match between Canada and Latvia on center court. He then walked down to the sand to meet with the athletes.
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Indonesians enjoy a match in the sunshine
Nanjing, China, August 19, 2014 - After three days of mostly damp weather conditions at the Beach Volleyball venue in the Nanjing Sports Park Complex, Rendy Licardo and Mohammad Ashfiya of Indonesia continued their winning ways in a dry atmosphere here Tuesday by defeating a team from Rwanda.
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