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Sunday, September 25, 2016
Database Statistics
  Men Women Total
Players: 9558 7135 16693
Tournaments: 1686 1261 2947
 
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Eduardo Martinez 55
Claire Paterson 53
Markus Rohrbach 49
Radostin Stoychev 47
Laura Romeika 46
Sue Lesage 45
Mika Teru Saiki 45
Frederic Marty 43
Sien Une Putty 43
Laurent Musnier 41
Kelly Rowe 40
Nicole Smitt 39
Jim Van Zwieten 39
Mered de Vries 39
Alexander Loberg 39
Francisco Rodriguez Herre 36
Elki Philip 35
Laura Greene 35
Oriol Costa 35
Brandon Kelly 34
Denise Schneider 32
Sandra Furrer 31
Mia Bogesic 31
Sandra Piasecki 30
Henning Kjemperud 27
Andrea Ragan 26
Davide Boncompagni 25
Sergey Tsykunov 23
Karli Allik 20
Leandro Aveiro 20
Jinsong Wu 19
Tijana Basic 17
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1988
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Miller Lite U.S. Championships.  It was the 96th win for Sinjin Smith, the 72nd win for Randy Stoklos, and the 71st win for the team.
In 1993
Karch Kiraly won the AVP Old Spice King of the Beach.  It was the 83rd win for Karch Kiraly.
In 1994
Adam Johnson won the AVP Old Spice King of the Beach.  It was the 15th win for Adam Johnson.
In 2000
Natalie Cook and Kerri Pottharst won the FIVB XXVII Olympic Games.  It was the 2nd win for Natalie Cook, the 2nd win for Kerri Pottharst, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2004
Ana Paula Henkel and Sandra Pires won the FIVB Banco do Brasil Open.  It was the 6th win for Ana Paula Henkel, the 23rd win for Sandra Pires, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2004
Annett Davis won the AVP's Best of the Beach Presented by Paul Mitchell.  It was the 9th win for Annett Davis.
In 2004
Sean Scott won the AVP's Best of the Beach Presented by Paul Mitchell.  It was the 2nd win for Sean Scott.
In 2011
Casey Jennings and Pedro Solberg won the   Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series Hermosa Beach Open.  It was the 8th win for Casey Jennings, the 15th win for Pedro Solberg, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2011
Jennifer Kessy and April Ross won the   Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series Hermosa Beach Open.  It was the 23rd win for Jennifer Kessy, the 20th win for April Ross, and the 20th win for the team.
 
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9/23/2016
Walsh Jennings entering the “unknown”
Toronto, Canada, September 23, 2016 - Kerri Walsh Jennings has had tremendous stability with her partners. She won three Olympic gold medals with longtime teammate Misty May-Treanor. When May Treanor was set to retire after the 2012 Olympics, Walsh Jennings wasted no time finding a new partner, approaching silver medalist April Ross at the net after the gold-medal match and telling her, “Let’s go win gold in Rio.”
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At 34, Isabelle Forrer wraps up a glittering career
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 23, 2016 - Isabelle Forrer, the beach volleyball player that has been carrying the Swiss flag high for well over a decade, calls it quits, wrapping up a career that has seen the medals flow in ever since her first international success in 2000 in Nuremberg.
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9/21/2016
It’s been a long season
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 21, 2016 - Of the 24 teams who took their shot at winning the record US$100,000 at the SWATCH World Tour Finals this past week, there was one unanimous sentiment that each of the 48 participant expressed. “It’s been a long season.”.
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9/19/2016
Notable retirements at the SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals
Toronto, Canada, September 18, 2016 - Switzerland’s Nadine Zumkehr stood on the SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals podium and whispered something to her partner, Joana Heidrich.
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9/18/2016
Playing with their “hearts”, Bruno & Alison top Toronto podium
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 18, 2016 - Since they won gold at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Bruno Oscar Schmidt and Alison Cerutti took their time returning to the FIVB World Tour.
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Bourne & Hyden post bronze medal win
Toronto, Canada, September 18, 2016 - Tri Bourne and John Hyden of the United States rebounded from a disappointing semi-final setback here Saturday morning to capture the bronze medal match at the US$500,000 SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals in the afternoon.
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Ludwig & Walkenhorst cap off “perfect” season
Toronto, Canada, September 18, 2016 - Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst capped a “perfect” season of beach Volleyball as the Germans captured the gold medal match at the US$500,000 SWATCHFIVB World Tour Finals here Sunday afternoon on Polson Pier.
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Evandro & Pedro’s profitable run
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 18, 2016 - This could be a profitable three-week stretch for Brazilians Pedro Solberg and Evandro Goncalves.
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Olympic champions seeking SWATCH Finals validation
Toronto, Canada, September 18, 2016 - The sixth and final day of competition at the 2016 SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals wraps up here Sunday on Polson Pier with Rio Olympic champions Alison Cerutti/Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil and Laura Ludwig/Kira Walkenhorst of Germany seeking to validate their gold medal successes on Copacabana last month.
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Oct 14-16 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Saint Lucia, Pigeon Point M&W US$16,000
Nov 25-27 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago M&W US$16,000
Jul 28-Aug 6, 2017 FIVB FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, Vienna, Austria M&W TBD
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