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Gahyun Kim 29
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Eduardo Davi 28
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Sergiy Grabovskyy 28
Breanna Kirklen 26
Valeriu Braicov 25
Julia Borges 25
Alejandra Villavicencio 23
Leying Jiang 23
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1973
Bob Jackson and Fred Zuelich won the Parks & Rec Manhattan Beach Open.  It was the 2nd win for Bob Jackson, the 1st win for Fred Zuelich, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1979
Gary Hooper and Steve Obradovich won the Parks & Rec Sorrento Beach Open.  It was the 8th win for Gary Hooper, the 6th win for Steve Obradovich, and the 5th win for the team.
In 1979
Sandy Malpee and Nina Matthies won the Parks & Rec Hermosa Beach Open.  It was the 4th win for Sandy Malpee, the 5th win for Nina Matthies, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1985
Nancy Cothron and Donna Townsend won the Parks & Rec Miller Chicago Women's Open.  It was the 1st win for Nancy Cothron, the 1st win for Donna Townsend, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1990
Nina Matthies and Elaine Roque won the WPVA Flamingo Hilton World Championships.  It was the 43rd win for Nina Matthies, the 5th win for Elaine Roque, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1990
Brent Frohoff and Karch Kiraly won the AVP Miller Lite Seattle Open.  It was the 16th win for Brent Frohoff, the 40th win for Karch Kiraly, and the 9th win for the team.
In 1995
Scott Ayakatubby and Karch Kiraly won the AVP Jose Cuervo Gold Crown Boulder.  It was the 14th win for Scott Ayakatubby, the 111th win for Karch Kiraly, and the 7th win for the team.
In 1995
Ze Marco de Melo and Emanuel Rego won the FIVB Belgium Open.  It was the 2nd win for Ze Marco de Melo, the 2nd win for Emanuel Rego, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2001
Shelda Bede and Adriana Behar won the FIVB China Open.  It was the 26th win for Shelda Bede, the 26th win for Adriana Behar, and the 26th win for the team.
In 2001
Thomas Klepper and Murilo Toscano won the FIVB Swiss Satellite.  It was the 3rd win for Thomas Klepper, the 3rd win for Murilo Toscano, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2001
Stein Metzger and Kevin Wong won the AVP Michelob Light Open at Santa Barbara Presented by Paul Mitchell.  It was the 2nd win for Stein Metzger, the 3rd win for Kevin Wong, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2001
Dianne DeNecochea and Liz Masakayan won the AVP Michelob Light Open at Santa Barbara Presented by Paul Mitchell.  It was the 1st win for Dianne DeNecochea, the 47th win for Liz Masakayan, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2006
Mike Lambert and Stein Metzger won the AVP Brooklyn Open presented by Cushman & Wakefield.  It was the 11th win for Mike Lambert, the 12th win for Stein Metzger, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2006
Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler won the FIVB Vaduz Satellite.  It was the 1st win for Katrin Holtwick, the 2nd win for Ilka Semmler, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2006
Inese Jursone and Inguna Minusa won the FIVB Turku Satellite.  It was the 1st win for Inese Jursone, the 2nd win for Inguna Minusa, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs won the AVP Bob's Stores Boston Open at Marina Bay.  It was the 3rd win for Nicole Branagh, the 38th win for Elaine Youngs, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2007
Harley Marques and Pedro Solberg won the FIVB PAF Open.  It was the 5th win for Harley Marques, the 5th win for Pedro Solberg, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2007
Vivian Cunha and Angela Lavalle won the FIVB Good Luck Beijing Challenger.  It was the 1st win for Vivian Cunha, the 1st win for Angela Lavalle, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Joao Maciel and Bruno Schmidt won the FIVB Lausanne Satellite.  It was the 1st win for Joao Maciel, the 2nd win for Bruno Schmidt, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Frederike Fischer and Jana Kohler won the   CEV U23 European Championships.  It was the 2nd win for Frederike Fischer, the 4th win for Jana Kohler, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Sebastian Fuchs and Thomas Kaczmarek won the   CEV U23 European Championships.  It was the 2nd win for Sebastian Fuchs, the 2nd win for Thomas Kaczmarek, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2007
Misty May-Treanor became the all-time earnings leader on the women's side following her second place finish in Boston. She has collected a total of $1,505,157.50 in her short career thus far (136 tournaments). Nine men's players have earned more money, but all have at least 50 more tournaments played.
In 2012
Martins Plavins and Janis Smedins won the FIVB Mazuri Orlen Grand Slam.  It was the 5th win for Martins Plavins, the 2nd win for Janis Smedins, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2012
Lorenz Petutschnig and Tobias Winter won the   2012 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship.  It was the 1st win for Lorenz Petutschnig, the 1st win for Tobias Winter, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2012
Jagoda Gruszczynska and Katarzyna Kociolek won the   2012 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship.  It was the 2nd win for Jagoda Gruszczynska, the 3rd win for Katarzyna Kociolek, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2018
Agatha Bednarczuk and Duda Lisboa won the Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals presented by Vodafone.  It was the 7th win for Agatha Bednarczuk, the 11th win for Duda Lisboa, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2018
Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena won the AVP Gold Series Manhattan Beach.  It was the 96th win for Phil Dalhausser, the 25th win for Nick Lucena, and the 22nd win for the team.
In 2018
Alix Klineman and April Ross won the AVP Gold Series Manhattan Beach.  It was the 3rd win for Alix Klineman, the 58th win for April Ross, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2018
David Ahman and Jonatan Hellvig won the   U18 Beach Volleyball European Championship.  It was the 1st win for David Ahman, the 1st win for Jonatan Hellvig, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2018
Lea Kunst and Svenja Muller won the   U18 Beach Volleyball European Championship.  It was the 1st win for Lea Kunst, the 1st win for Svenja Muller, and the 1st win for the team.
 
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