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Wednesday, September 02, 2015
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Players: 9144 6756 15900
Tournaments: 1621 1196 2817
 
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Dejan Fujs 47
Ian Clark 45
Cullum Miller 43
Petar Dochev 42
John Alano 41
Jaimi Gregory 37
Annik Skrivan 37
Simone Kuhn 35
Haruna Adewunmi Idowu 33
Hugo Gaspar 33
Andrea Galindo 33
Adam Manuel 32
Vika Daskeviciute 32
Katie Steffens 32
Juliana Friederich 32
Nicholas Ellis 30
Arthur Mueller 29
Jakub Vesely 29
Tomoe Seki 29
Julia Sude 28
Beatriz Rivera 28
Cedric Legrand 27
Jingjing Ding 25
Myloslava Bezpalko 23
Ricardo Galindo 23
Michal Finger 22
Karolina Baran 21
Josue Gaxiola 18
Siga Tine 17
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1957
Bernie Holtzman and Gene Selznick won the Parks & Rec Sorrento Beach Open.  It was the 17th win for Bernie Holtzman, the 16th win for Gene Selznick, and the 12th win for the team.
In 1962
Mike Bright and Mike O'Hara won the Parks & Rec Manhattan Beach Open.  It was the 8th win for Mike Bright, the 14th win for Mike O'Hara, and the 8th win for the team.
In 1979
Andy Fishburn and Dane Selznick won the Parks & Rec Will Rogers State Beach Open.  It was the 7th win for Andy Fishburn, the 3rd win for Dane Selznick, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1990
Karolyn Kirby and Jackie Silva won the WPVA United Dairy Farmers Cincinnati Open.  It was the 8th win for Karolyn Kirby, the 41st win for Jackie Silva, and the 7th win for the team.
In 1995
Scott Ayakatubby and Karch Kiraly won the AVP Player's Championships.  It was the 15th win for Scott Ayakatubby, the 112th win for Karch Kiraly, and the 8th win for the team.
In 2001
Jennifer Kessy and Heather Lowe won the FIVB Thailand Challenger.  It was the 1st win for Jennifer Kessy, the 1st win for Heather Lowe, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2006
Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers won the AVP Cincinnati Open presented by Liftoff.  It was the 9th win for Phil Dalhausser, the 20th win for Todd Rogers, and the 8th win for the team.
In 2007
Anders Lund Hoyer and Bo Soderberg won the FIVB Milan Challenger.  It was the 1st win for Anders Lund Hoyer, the 1st win for Bo Soderberg, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Michal Kadziola and Jakub Szalankiewicz won the   CEV U20 European Championships.  It was the 3rd win for Michal Kadziola, the 3rd win for Jakub Szalankiewicz, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2007
Danielle Remmers and Marleen Van Iersel won the   CEV U20 European Championships.  It was the 3rd win for Danielle Remmers, the 3rd win for Marleen Van Iersel, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Pringles Smart Flavors Cincinnati Open presented by Herbalife.  It was the 86th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 83rd win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 80th win for the team.
In 2007
Harley Marques and Pedro Solberg won the FIVB St. Petersburg Open.  It was the 6th win for Harley Marques, the 6th win for Pedro Solberg, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2007
As an indication of their dominance, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh won the Cincinnati event, their 50th team title on the AVP Crocs Tour. The other 59 team titles have gone to a combined 21 different teams. At the end of the season, May-Treanor is awarded the Best Offensive Player, Best Defensive Player, and MVP honors for the second straight season, the only player in history to receive all three in the same year.
In 2012
Jennifer Kessy and April Ross won the AVP Cincinnati Open.  It was the 25th win for Jennifer Kessy, the 22nd win for April Ross, and the 22nd win for the team.
In 2012
Piotr Kantor and Bartosz Losiak won the FIVB Jr/Youth SWATCH FIVB Junior (U21) World Championships.  It was the 6th win for Piotr Kantor, the 6th win for Bartosz Losiak, and the 6th win for the team.
In 2012
Nina Betschart and Anouk Verge-Depre won the FIVB Jr/Youth SWATCH FIVB Junior (U21) World Championships.  It was the 2nd win for Nina Betschart, the 2nd win for Anouk Verge-Depre, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2012
Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler won the FIVB Paf Open.  It was the 6th win for Katrin Holtwick, the 7th win for Ilka Semmler, and the 6th win for the team.
In 2012
John Hyden and Sean Scott won the AVP Cincinnati Open.  It was the 21st win for John Hyden, the 23rd win for Sean Scott, and the 18th win for the team.
In 2013
Emily Day and Summer Ross won the AVP Cincinnati Open.  It was the 10th win for Emily Day, the 6th win for Summer Ross, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2013
Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson won the AVP Cincinnati Open.  It was the 20th win for Jake Gibb, the 8th win for Casey Patterson, and the 2nd win for the team.
 
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9/1/2015
Spectacular start for home heroes in Larnaka
Larnaka, Cyprus, September 2, 2015. Cyprus couldn’t have imagined a better start to the 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship. Home heroes Georgios Crysostomou and Pantelis Christidis caused a major upset winning by 2-0 (21-16, 26-24) against the Swedes Jacob Link and Jakob Molin, considered by many as the strongest team in Pool A.
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First two Rio 2016 Olympic Beach Volleyball pairs announced
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 1, 2015 - The first two teams to qualify for a berth in the Beach Volleyball competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were announced here Tuesday before the start of the US$150,000 Rio Open that will serve as a "test" event for the Summer Games' tournament to be played on iconic Copacabana beach.
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Draw of the first phase sets tone for exciting #EuroBeachVolleyU20
Larnaka, Cyprus, September 1, 2015. The all-awaited draw for the First Phase of the 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship has just been made in Larnaka. There are some interesting ties as 32 teams per gender embark on their quest for glory with the competition reaching its climax on Saturday when the medals will be at stake.
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Ukraine aims high in Larnaka
Larnaka, Cyprus, September 1, 2015. Two of Ukraine’s most promising players, Oleh Plotnytskyi and Illia Kovalov are getting ready for competing against Europe’s elite.
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Europe’s Beach Volleyball stars in the making eager to make their debut
Larnaka, Cyprus, September 1, 2015. The final touches are being made just 24 hours before the first service in Larnaka as the city plays host to the 2015 edition of the CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship.
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8/31/2015
The “fight for the fort” ends in Rio
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 31, 2015 - The "fight for the fort" ends here this week at the US$150,000 Rio Open on Copacabana beach with the eighth and final women's berth from the FIVB World Tour rankings to be decided between teams from Spain, Germany and China.
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FIVB World Tour heading to Brazil for FIVB Rio Open Olympic test event
Lausanne, Switzerland, August 31, 2015 — Returning to Brazil for this first time in 2015, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will be in Rio as the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour continues Wednesday with the double-gender $150,000 FIVB Rio Open, which is also a test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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Everything set in Larnaka for big Beach Volleyball party!
Larnaka, Cyprus, August 31, 2015. First impressions are the ones that matter, and despite being early days yet, so far so good for Larnaka, the hosting city of the 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship.
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8/30/2015
Field for SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals nearly set
Lausanne, Switzerland, August 30, 2015 - With one event left in the “fight for the fort” for the inaugural SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals to be played in five weeks in Fort Lauderdale, the top eight men’s teams have been determined for the US$500,000 international beach volleyball event along with the first seven women’s entries.
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2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour season update after FIVB Olsztyn Grand Slam
Lausanne, Switzerland, August 30, 2015 — After completing the grand slam portion of its schedule in Poland last week, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) continues with qualifications for placement into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games when the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour returns to the Western Hemisphere this week for the special 24-team double-gender $150,000 FIVB Rio Open in Brazil.
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Back-to-Back Wins for Dave Palm & Eric Zaun; Second 2015 Season Title for Brooke Niles & Karolina Sowala at NVL Seattle Championships
SEATTLE, Wash. – The number one seeds dominated at the National Volleyball League Seattle Championships with Dave Palm & Eric Zaun and Brooke Niles & Karolina Sowala taking home titles. Both teams won straight matches in extreme weather conditions throughout the weekend to get into the finals on Sunday.
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Nivaldo and Sergio capped actions with gold at Varadero
VARADERO, Cuba, August 30, 2015 – Nivaldo Díaz and Sergio Hernandez of Cuba-A outclassed Christian Redmann and Felipe Humana of Canada-A 2-0 (21-13, 21-13) to win the men’s gold medal at the Varadero Tournament, the fourth stop of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit held for the fifth consecutive year at the beautiful tourism spot.
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USA’s Sara Hughes and Kelly Claes crowned in Varadero
VARADERO, Cuba, August 30, 2015 – The USA-A duo of Sara Hughes and Kelly Claes took home the women’s crown at the fourth stage of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit by defeating the home Cuban team of Leila Martínez and Lidianni Echeverria (CUB-A) 2-0 (21-18, 24-22) to close the Varadero Tournament at Barceló Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort.
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Testing & competing on Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 30, 2015 - After playing on three continents since the end of April, the FIVB World Tour crosses the equator and travels South American and the site of the 2016 Olympic Beach Volleyball competition on Copacabana beach for the US$150,000 Rio Open.
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Sep 2-6
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    Sep 2-5 CEV Jr/Youth 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship, Larnaka, Cyprus M
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    Sep 2-6 FIVB Rio Open, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil M US$75,000
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    Sep 11-13 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Tavares, United States M&W US$16,000
    Sep 17-20 CEV 2015 CEV Beach Volleyball European Milan Masters, Italy M € 25,000
    Sep 18-20 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic M&W US$16,000
    Sep 22-26 FIVB Xiamen Open, China M US$75,000
    Sep 23-27 FIVB Xiamen Open, China W US$75,000
    Sep 24-27 CEV 2015 CEV Beach Volleyball European Baku Masters, Azerbaijan M&W € 50,000
    Sep 24-26 NVL Players Championships, Port St. Lucie M&W $100,000
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