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Monday, September 01, 2014
Database Statistics
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Players: 8834 6470 15304
Tournaments: 1567 1141 2708
 
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Fabio Vullo 50
Brian Schlundt 48
Michael Boosin 48
Michael Amiri 47
Mike Daniel 46
Gracie Santana-Baeni 44
Maurizio Pimponi 44
Custodio Ramalho 43
Patrik Flisberg 42
Eiko Koizumi 41
Jean-Christophe Donzion 41
Noemy Gizzi 39
Wayne Gant 38
Eyal Zimet 38
Vadim Gherman 37
Amanda Baer 36
Jake Blair 33
Haydee Lopez 30
Karl Lehmann 29
Dany Lopez 25
Alicia Wennberg 21
Stephanie Pierce 21
Wissem Dali 19
Gabriela Coelho 17
Saowaros Tangkaeo 17
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1985
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Miller High Life Orange County Open.  It was the 51st win for Sinjin Smith, the 27th win for Randy Stoklos, and the 26th win for the team.
In 1996
Barbra Fontana and Linda Hanley won the WPVA Jantzen Pro Open.  It was the 11th win for Barbra Fontana, the 44th win for Linda Hanley, and the 5th win for the team.
In 1996
Adam Johnson and Jose Loiola won the Miller Lite/AVP Tour Championships.  It was the 28th win for Adam Johnson, the 12th win for Jose Loiola, and the 11th win for the team.
In 2002
Ian Borges and Pedro Salgado won the FIVB Jr/Youth Under 18 World Championships.  It was the 1st win for Ian Borges, the 1st win for Pedro Salgado, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2002
Sanne Keizer and Arjanne Stevens won the FIVB Jr/Youth Under 18 World Championships.  It was the 1st win for Sanne Keizer, the 1st win for Arjanne Stevens, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2002
Markus Dieckmann and Jonas Reckermann won the CEV European Championships.  It was the 1st win for Markus Dieckmann, the 2nd win for Jonas Reckermann, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers won the AVP Pringles Smart Flavors Cincinnati Open presented by Herbalife.  It was the 21st win for Phil Dalhausser, the 33rd win for Todd Rogers, and the 20th win for the team.
In 2007
Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca won the FIVB St. Petersburg Open.  It was the 21st win for Juliana Felisberta, the 20th win for Larissa Franca, and the 20th win for the team.
 
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8/31/2014
Samoilovs and Smedins claim all-Latvian final to delight record crowd
Jurmala, Latvia, August 31, 2014. More than 2,000 fans were in attendance on Sunday as the CEV Satellite in Jurmala reached its climax with an all-Latvian final which was eventually claimed by home heroes and two-time European silver medallists Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins.
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8/30/2014
Two Latvian pairs move on straight to semis at Jurmala Satellite
Jurmala, Latvia, August 30, 2014. The start of the main draw at the inaugural CEV Satellite tournament in Jurmala provided the audience with a series of closely contested and exciting matches and also with much to cheer about since the home teams performed really strong on the next-to-last day of competition on Majori beach in Latvia’s most popular seaside resort.
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8/29/2014
Latvia’s youngsters continue to impress on home sand
Jurmala, Latvia, August 29, 2014. The CEV Satellite tournament in Jurmala – Latvia’s most popular seaside resort – continued on Friday with the qualification round that was joined by teams from Belgium, Estonia, Israel, Latvia, the Netherlands, Russia, and Turkey, all fighting for a highly coveted spot in the main draw.
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Top seeds, including Ohio natives Tealle Hunkus and Kelly Schumacher, advance to main draw as AVP Cincinnati Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio set to kick off Friday
Mason, Ohio (August 29, 2014) – Four men’s and four women’s teams played their way into the main draw of the AVP Cincinnati Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio by way of Thursday’s open qualifier, rounding out the list of 32 teams vying for the 2014 tournament titles.
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Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Beach Volleyball awards
Nanjing, China, August 29, 2014 - The Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics is now “officially” closed and in the record books. With 103 women’s and 104 men’s Beach Volleyball matches in the books, team from Brazil and Russia captured the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Beach Volleyball gold medals. Many athletes impressed on the sand in Nanjing, but the following participants stood out based on an informal survey of coaches, media and FIVB staff:
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8/28/2014
Positive Reception for “hot” Beach Volleyball competition
Nanjing, China, August 28, 2014 - When the Mikasa hit the sand for the final time here Wednesday and the last medal was presented on the center court at the Youth Olympic Park Beach Volleyball venue, hundreds of volunteers working the event crowded the podium for pictures.
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Youth Olympics Produced Positives
Nanjing, China, August 28, 2014 - One of the happiest individuals working the Beach Volleyball competition at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics was FIVB delegate Marco “Tullio” Teixeira.
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