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Wednesday, July 01, 2015
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Players: 8989 6604 15593
Tournaments: 1598 1173 2771
 
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Jeff Southcott 58
Norman Guimaraes 50
David Rottman 49
Ilias Arabatzis 48
Ivan Maldonado 44
Sharon Wentworth 44
Parwati Niluh 40
Abdullah Al Ali 39
Geoff Pollard 39
Matt Gordon 38
Dan Terry 35
Luk Teck Hua 35
Lindsey Olson 34
Natacha Lopes 34
Gray Garrett 33
Lilja Jonsdottir 33
Tamer Abdelrasoul 32
Jeanne Schneider 32
Derya Karabulut 31
Sergey Shindov 30
Iva Storkova 29
Alejandra Acosta 29
Carlos Acacio 27
Charalampos Sakoglou 25
Aurora Davis 24
Natalie Hagglund 23
Brandie Wilkerson 23
Dorothee Ekoua 22
Anne-Sophie Bauer 22
Perpetue Kamano 20
Nina Ludwig 19
Drussyla Costa 19
Aliaksandra Karabinovich 17
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1973
Greg Lee and Jim Menges won the Parks & Rec Marine Street Open.  It was the 3rd win for Greg Lee, the 1st win for Jim Menges, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1984
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Miller High Life Long Beach Invitational.  It was the 41st win for Sinjin Smith, the 19th win for Randy Stoklos, and the 18th win for the team.
In 1984
Darlene Bailey and Angie DeGroot won the Parks & Rec Santa Cruz Open.  It was the 1st win for Darlene Bailey, the 1st win for Angie DeGroot, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1990
Brent Frohoff and Karch Kiraly won the AVP Off Shore Manhattan Beach Open.  It was the 14th win for Brent Frohoff, the 38th win for Karch Kiraly, and the 7th win for the team.
In 1990
Karolyn Kirby and Jackie Silva won the WPVA Laguna Open.  It was the 2nd win for Karolyn Kirby, the 35th win for Jackie Silva, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2001
Julien Prosser and Lee Zahner won the FIVB Germany Open.  It was the 1st win for Julien Prosser, the 1st win for Lee Zahner, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2001
Rong Chi and Zi Xiong won the FIVB Greece Challenger.  It was the 1st win for Rong Chi, the 1st win for Zi Xiong, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2002
Daniela Gattelli and Lucilla Perrotta won the   CEV Alanya Challenger.  It was the 1st win for Daniela Gattelli, the 1st win for Lucilla Perrotta, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2002
Janis Grinbergs and Andris Krumins won the   CEV Alanya Challenger.  It was the 1st win for Janis Grinbergs, the 1st win for Andris Krumins, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2006
Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca won the FIVB ConocoPhillips Grand Slam.  It was the 10th win for Juliana Felisberta, the 9th win for Larissa Franca, and the 9th win for the team.
In 2007
Marleen Van Iersel and Marloes Wesselink won the FIVB San Sebastiàn Satellite.  It was the 2nd win for Marleen Van Iersel, the 2nd win for Marloes Wesselink, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2007
Michal Biza and Martin Lebl won the FIVB Brno Challenger.  It was the 1st win for Michal Biza, the 1st win for Martin Lebl, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Marcio Araujo and Fabio Luiz Magalhaes won the FIVB ConocoPhillips Grand Slam.  It was the 17th win for Marcio Araujo, the 9th win for Fabio Luiz Magalhaes, and the 9th win for the team.
In 2010
Legendary Brazilian Emanuel Rego became the first player in the 24-year history of FIVB Beach Volleyball competition to play in 200 international events as he teamed with Alison Cerutti to win their opening match at the ConocoPhillips Grand Slam in Stavanger, Norway. “It is a great honor to be playing at FIVB events around the world,” said the 37-year old Emanuel, who has won 981 matches with nine different partners. “The growth of Beach Volleyball has been remarkable and the FIVB has presented the players with a great opportunity to showcase their skills throughout the world.”
In 2012
Jefferson Bellaguarda and Patrick Heuscher won the   2012 CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite Lausanne.  It was the 3rd win for Jefferson Bellaguarda, the 12th win for Patrick Heuscher, and the 1st win for the team.
 
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Latest News and Feature Articles
7/1/2015
Three Dutch men’s teams advance to elimination rounds
The Hague, Netherlands, July 1, 2015 - Three Dutch men’s teams have qualified for the round of 32 of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships The Netherlands 2015. Reinder Nummerdor and Christiaan Varenhorst won their three matches to finish top of their pool. Michiel van Dorsten and Steven van de Velde won a breath-taking match against Russia to progress to the elimination rounds after finishing second in their pool.
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Meppelink/Van Iersel draw Poland for first knockout round
The Hague, July 1, 2015 - Two of the four Dutch women’s teams participating in the event advance to the elimination rounds of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships The Netherlands 2015. Madelein Meppelink and Marleen van Iersel play Karolina Baran/Jagoda Gruszczynska from Poland tomorrow at 15.30 in The Hague. Sophie Van Gestel/Jantine Van der Vlist will take on the strong German team Katrin Holtwick/Ilka Semmler on Wednesday afternoon at 14.00 in Rotterdam.
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6/30/2015
World champs has huge social media impact
The Hague, the Netherlands, June 30, 2015 – The FIVB’s social media channels have reached some significant milestones since the start of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships The Netherlands 2015, with the Facebook page reaching 300,000 fans.
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Mexico’s Virgen and Ontiveros take Rotterdam by surprise
Rotterdam, the Netherlands, June 30, 2015 – With only 18 World Tour events on their track record and one bronze medal at the 2014 Puerto Vallarta Open Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros were not the favourites to win pool L in Rotterdam.
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Dutch & Germans Net The Hague Pool Titles
The Hague, The Netherlands, June 30, 2015 - After Americans Tri Bourne and John Hyden protected their pool seeding here Monday on the sand at The Hofvijver stadium court, Beach Volleyball pairs from The Netherlands and Germany duplicated the feat Tuesday evening with group clinching victories over tandems from Cuba and Canada during the fifth day of competition in the 2015 FIVB “senior” World Championships.
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Apeldoorn anxiously awaits Wednesday’s single elimination rounds
Apeldoorn, Netherlands, June 30, 2015 – With the last two of three men’s and women’s pools playing finishing Tuesday, Apeldoorn anxiously awaits Wednesday’s start of the single-elimination knockout rounds the internationally-televised double-gender $1,000,000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships the Netherlands 2015.
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Germany’s Walkenhorst/Windscheif win epic battle for second place
Rotterdam, the Netherlands, June 30, 2015 – Germany’s Alexander Walkenhorst and Stefan Windscheif upset Stavanger champions Pedro Solberg and Evandro Goncalves 2-1 (10-21, 21-18, 15-12) Tuesday evening to claim second place in pool L in Rotterdam.
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Lucena and Brunner survive tough examination to match compatriots
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 30, 2015 – Nick Lucena and Theodore Brunner matched the achievement of their fellow Americans John Mayer and Ryan Doherty by topping their pool in Amsterdam after wrapping up a third win from three at the Netherlands 2015, FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships on Tuesday.
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Former world champs in line for knockout clash in Amsterdam
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 30, 2015 – Second seeds Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes are in line to meet their former partners Juliana Felisberta and Maria Antonelli in the Netherlands 2015, FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships second knockout round.
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Baran/Gruszczynska relish World Championships chance
Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, June 30, 2015 - Poland's Karolina Baran and Jagoda Gruszczynska are grabbing the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships with both hands. With each of the women rising up from youth level, the pair is now competing with the world's best.
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Apeldoorn adores women’s round-robin pool play final day Tuesday
Apeldoorn, Netherlands, June 30, 2015 – Women’s teams from the Slovak Republic and the United States won their third and final pool play matches in Apeldoorn Tuesday to join Monday’s winner from Brazil for Wednesday’s start of the single-elimination knockout rounds the internationally-televised double-gender $1,000,000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships the Netherlands 2015.
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Brazilian & Spanish Women Net The Hague Pool Titles
The Hague, The Netherlands, June 30, 2015 - Women’s teams from Brazil and Spain joined the top-seeded Madelein Meppelink and Marleen Van Iersel of The Netherlands as pool winners on the sand of The Hofvijver stadium court in the 2015 FIVB “senior” World Championships.
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    Jun 26-Jul 5 FIVB FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships 2015, The Hague, Netherlands M US$500,000
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