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Sunday, May 31, 2020
Database Statistics
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Players: 11100 8422 19522
Tournaments: 1898 1473 3371
 
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Caroline Zeller 60
Evelyne Frugier 56
Corey Glave 55
Peter Hummel 54
Janusz Bulkowski 53
Gro Kateraas 47
Matt Davis 46
Esteban Alzamora 45
Imornefe Bowes 44
William D'abbene 44
Paula Trindade 43
Seth Burnham 43
Patrik Torner 42
Saara Loikkanen 40
Laura Downey 39
Leandro Rocha 37
Morgan Flarity 37
Nate Swetalla 36
Steve Klosterman 36
Laure Leuenberger 36
Tommy Joe Staples 35
Eric Khozindar 35
Xianling Lin 35
Inia Korowale 35
C K Jeehma 34
Nikolay Kolev 34
Zupan Tjasa 33
Henna Pollari 33
Kertti Kulm 31
Kyle Auge 31
Casey Ritt 31
Zinon Severis 30
Jordan Leblanc 28
Petra Palezac 27
Jenny Astrachan 27
Maarten Van Dyck 24
Valeria Rodriguez 24
Phillip Akande 23
Rebecca De La Motte 22
Eliannis Dutil 22
Connor Flaherty 21
Emma Erteltova 21
Mustafa Susam 21
Jatoopon Saenyoot 21
Valeriia Shvedova 21
Wai Kit Chan 20
Joao Pedrosa 20
Uros Muskinja 18
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1970
Brian Lewis, Sr. and John Vallely won the Parks & Rec Santa Cruz Open.  It was the 1st win for Brian Lewis, Sr., the 6th win for John Vallely, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1981
Jill Durkee and Susie Jones won the Parks & Rec San Clemente Open.  It was the 3rd win for Jill Durkee, the 4th win for Susie Jones, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1982
Matt Gage and Jim Menges won the Parks & Rec Jose Cuervo Memorial Day Open Santa Cruz.  It was the 26th win for Matt Gage, the 46th win for Jim Menges, and the 8th win for the team.
In 1987
Gail Castro Kehl and Janice Harrer won the Parks & Rec Santa Monica Open.  It was the 2nd win for Gail Castro Kehl, the 8th win for Janice Harrer, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1992
Karch Kiraly and Kent Steffes won the AVP Miller Lite San Diego Open.  It was the 51st win for Karch Kiraly, the 22nd win for Kent Steffes, and the 12th win for the team.
In 1992
Marla O'Hara and Dennie Shupryt Knoop won the WPVA Coors Light John Shaw Open.  It was the 1st win for Marla O'Hara, the 1st win for Dennie Shupryt Knoop, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1992
Linda Chisholm and Liz Masakayan won the Coors Light WPVA Las Vegas Shootout.  It was the 31st win for Linda Chisholm, the 6th win for Liz Masakayan, and the 4th win for the team.
In 1998
Emanuel Rego and Kent Steffes won the AVP Miller Lite South Texas Open.  It was the 17th win for Emanuel Rego, the 104th win for Kent Steffes, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2001
On May 31, Agent Leonard Armato and his company Management Plus announce that they have acquired the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) and will unite the world's best men's and women's professional beach volleyball players under one umbrella organization. With this historic unification of the men's and women's competition, the 2001 AVP Tour will be able to capitalize on having one property that can maximize sponsor dollars, marketing opportunities, media coverage and prize money. The AVP will now stand alone as the only professional beach volleyball tour in the country. It will follow the regulations set forth by USA Volleyball and the Federation International de Volleyball (FIVB) and will allow its players to compete in official tournaments en route to the 2004 Olympics.
In 2008
Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs won the FIVB Hyundai Open Barcelona.  It was the 5th win for Nicole Branagh, the 41st win for Elaine Youngs, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2009
Maria Antonelli and Talita Antunes won the FIVB Seoul Open.  It was the 5th win for Maria Antonelli, the 7th win for Talita Antunes, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2009
Alison Cerutti and Harley Marques won the FIVB Myslowice Open.  It was the 6th win for Alison Cerutti, the 15th win for Harley Marques, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2009
John Hyden and Sean Scott won the AVP Crocs Tour Atlanta Open.  It was the 4th win for John Hyden, the 6th win for Sean Scott, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2009
Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs won the AVP Crocs Tour Atlanta Open.  It was the 12th win for Nicole Branagh, the 47th win for Elaine Youngs, and the 11th win for the team.
In 2014
Victoria Bieneck and Julia Grossner won the FIVB Anapa Open.  It was the 4th win for Victoria Bieneck, the 4th win for Julia Grossner, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2014
Grzegorz Fijalek and Mariusz Prudel won the 2014 CEV Beach Volleyball European Baden Masters.  It was the 2nd win for Grzegorz Fijalek, the 2nd win for Mariusz Prudel, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2015
Adrian Gavira and Pablo Herrera won the FIVB Moscow Grand Slam.  It was the 5th win for Adrian Gavira, the 11th win for Pablo Herrera, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2015
Talita Antunes and Larissa Franca won the FIVB Moscow Grand Slam.  It was the 23rd win for Talita Antunes, the 54th win for Larissa Franca, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2015
Eric Haddock and Roberto Rodriguez won the   Ocean City Championships.  It was the 5th win for Eric Haddock, the 9th win for Roberto Rodriguez, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2015
Kristen Batt-Rohr and Priscilla Piantadosi-Lima won the   Ocean City Championships.  It was the 6th win for Kristen Batt-Rohr, the 7th win for Priscilla Piantadosi-Lima, and the 2nd win for the team.
 
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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
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5/8/2020
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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
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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
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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
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3/14/2020
FIVB beach volleyball 3-star event at Coolangatta Beach, Gold Coast, Australia Postponed
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 14, 2020 - A joint decision has been made by the FIVB and Volleyball Australia to postpone the FIVB Beach Volleyball 3-star event scheduled for 18-22 March at Coolangatta Beach, Gold Coast, Australia due to the ongoing global coronavirus outbreak.
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FIVB postpones the FIVB Beach Volleyball 4-star event in Cancun, Mexico
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Milestone happening for Chinese Taipei at Langkawi
Langkawi, Malaysia, March 14, 2020 - For the first-time in FIVB World Tour history, a men's and women's team from Chinese Taipei will compete at the same time an international beach volleyball final four on the same day.
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3/13/2020
FIVB announces changes to events calendar
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 13, 2020 – The FIVB is continuing to monitor the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) on an hour-by-hour basis, and with the guidance of national and global authorities has determined the following policies will be introduced with immediate effect, to protect the wellbeing of the volleyball family.
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Fijalek and Bryl start 2020 with Doha glory
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