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Saturday, May 30, 2020
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Players: 11100 8422 19522
Tournaments: 1898 1473 3371
 
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Patty Smith 59
Christian Bigler 54
Pat Gulline 51
Juan Rodriguez Ibarra 51
Susan van Rooyen 50
Brian Young 50
Louise Sommer Holm 49
Heidi Parsons 49
Edouard Senin 49
Emily Bridson 48
Ryan Fisher 46
Alex Kutsy 44
Jure Bedrac 40
Colleen Laure 39
Matthew Boelk 38
Steve Grotowski 38
Dennis Moore 36
Els Vandesteene 33
Tina Bukovec 30
Martin Caban 29
Dalas Dodd 27
Mario Celedon 27
Arif Alamri 27
Dmitry Uraikin 26
Sarah Agnew 25
Claire Crossfield 25
Mitchell Wakefield 23
Mathaly In 21
Michal Szablowicz 21
Timo Lohmus 19
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1963
George Davis and Mike O'Hara won the Parks & Rec Santa Cruz Open.  It was the 1st win for George Davis, the 16th win for Mike O'Hara, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1971
Matt Gage and Bill Imwalle won the Parks & Rec Santa Cruz Open.  It was the 1st win for Matt Gage, the 1st win for Bill Imwalle, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1976
Rick Shaw and Steve Sims won the Parks & Rec Santa Cruz Open.  It was the 1st win for Rick Shaw, the 2nd win for Steve Sims, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1982
Nancy Cohen and Tauna Vandeweghe won the Parks & Rec Doheny Beach Open.  It was the 12th win for Nancy Cohen, the 1st win for Tauna Vandeweghe, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1983
Mike Dodd and Tim Hovland won the Parks & Rec Jose Cuervo Santa Cruz Memorial Day Open.  It was the 4th win for Mike Dodd, the 5th win for Tim Hovland, and the 4th win for the team.
In 1993
Karolyn Kirby and Liz Masakayan won the WPVA Coors Light Jacksonville Open.  It was the 35th win for Karolyn Kirby, the 13th win for Liz Masakayan, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2004
Holly McPeak ties Karolyn Kirby for the most career tournament victories at 67 when she and Elaine Youngs win the China Open over fellow Americans Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan. Holly also leads all women in career tournaments played (228) and career winnings ($1,206,202).
In 2004
Emanuel Rego and Ricardo Santos won the FIVB NIS Open 2004 presented by Telekom Srbija.  It was the 50th win for Emanuel Rego, the 23rd win for Ricardo Santos, and the 7th win for the team.
In 2004
Holly McPeak and Elaine Youngs won the FIVB China Jinshan Open presented by SPC.  It was the 67th win for Holly McPeak, the 25th win for Elaine Youngs, and the 11th win for the team.
In 2004
Jason Ring and George Roumain won the AVP Bud Light Huntington Beach Open Presented by Shark Energy Drink.  It was the 1st win for Jason Ring, the 1st win for George Roumain, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2004
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Bud Light Huntington Beach Open Presented by Shark Energy Drink.  It was the 31st win for Misty May-Treanor, the 26th win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 26th win for the team.
In 2010
Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca won the FIVB Crown Seoul Open.  It was the 34th win for Juliana Felisberta, the 34th win for Larissa Franca, and the 33rd win for the team.
In 2010
Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers won the FIVB Myslowice Open.  It was the 51st win for Phil Dalhausser, the 62nd win for Todd Rogers, and the 49th win for the team.
In 2010
Mike Maghy and Andy Northness won the AVP YG AVP Qualifier Tour New Orleans.  It was the 1st win for Mike Maghy, the 1st win for Andy Northness, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2010
Morgan Flarity and Shayna Munson won the AVP YG AVP Qualifier Tour New Orleans.  It was the 1st win for Morgan Flarity, the 2nd win for Shayna Munson, and the 1st win for the team.
 
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5/22/2020
Koper, Slovenia to host #EuroBeachVolleyU18 in 2021
Luxembourg, May 22, 2020. The idyllic seaside resort of Koper, Slovenia, will be playing host to the 2021 edition of #EuroBeachVolleyU18. An age group Beach Volleyball competition of this calibre will return to Koper after this coastal city played host to the U20 European Championship in 2004.
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5/13/2020
FIVB announces adaptation of Beach Volleyball Olympic qualification
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 13, 2020 – The FIVB today announced the adaptation of the Beach Volleyball Qualification System for the rescheduled Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to 2021 following the approval of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board and the FIVB Board of Administration.
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5/8/2020
CEV releases information update on July World Tour events
Luxembourg, May 8, 2020. In an effort to re-start activities once it is safe for everyone to do so, the CEV continues to work closely with all relevant stakeholders, such as National Federations, clubs and promoters, while closely following the evolution of the pandemic in Europe as well as the measures taken by national authorities to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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5/6/2020
Dalhausser looking ahead to Olympics
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4/23/2020
2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships rescheduled for June 2022
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 23, 2020 – The FIVB has announced that the 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships have been rescheduled for June 2022 in Rome, Italy due to significant changes to the global sports calendar following the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in light of the global coronavirus pandemic.
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4/6/2020
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour events in Gstaad and Espinho cancelled
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 06, 2020 – In order to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the players, officials and fans during the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, a joint decision has been taken by the FIVB and the event organisers to cancel the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 5-star event scheduled for 7-12 July in Gstaad, Switzerland, and the 4-star event scheduled to be held on 15-19 July in Espinho, Portugal.
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3/30/2020
FIVB confirms further changes to its events calendars
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30, 2020 – The FIVB has announced further changes to its volleyball, beach volleyball, and snow volleyball event calendars, following the evaluation and reassessment of its events in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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3/25/2020
Beach Volleyball Major Series announcement
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 25, 2020 – In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Beach Majors Company (BMC) has notified the FIVB of its decision to cancel two Beach Volleyball Major Series events in Vienna, Austria, and Hamburg, Germany, scheduled to take place on 12-16 August and 19-23 August respectively.
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3/23/2020
NORCECA postpones three beach volleyball events
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 23, 2020 – NORCECA Confederation, in close consultation with local organizers, has decided to postpone the first three tournaments of the year scheduled in the 2020 Beach Volleyball Circuit due to the pandemic Coronavirus and its consequences for international traveling.
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3/20/2020
FIVB announce changes to the beach volleyball calendar in May
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2020 – In consideration of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and to protect the health and wellbeing of all involved, the FIVB has announced changes to the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour events scheduled for May.
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3/19/2020
COVID-19 and AVP 2020: Making Sense of it All - AVP Beach Volleyball
Life feels weird right now. The world has stopped. We’re encouraged to stay home and indoors, a strange diversion from the usual prompts to get outdoors and be social!
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3/15/2020
Poland & Chinese Taipei top Malaysian podiums
Langkawi, Malaysia, March 15, 2020 - Poland captured its second men's World Tour gold medal of the week here Sunday while the Chinese Taipei women's duo of Nai-Han Kou and Pi Hsin Liu topped an FIVB beach volleyball stop for the third time to highlight action at the fourth annual Langkawi Open.
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