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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Players: 8822 6470 15292
Tournaments: 1565 1140 2705
 
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Osvaldo Abreu 54
Christine Podraza 46
Roland Koch 41
Jason Aucoin 40
Ryo Tokuno 40
Adriana Costa 40
Olav Helland 40
Benji Hatchell 38
Ted Ward 37
Ahmed Murda 36
Nuno Rocha 33
Andres Tot 32
Tatiana Lombardo 31
Matej Hukel 26
Xavier Folguera 26
Athina Tassou 24
Gwang-In Lee 23
Tanja Huberli 22
Igor Duarte 20
Diana Peguero 20
Minos Agathokleous 19
Selin Yurtsever 18
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1972
Matt Gage and Buzz Swartz won the Parks & Rec Rosecrans Open.  It was the 8th win for Matt Gage, the 5th win for Buzz Swartz, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 1978
Nancy Cohen and Susie Jones won the Parks & Rec Lake Tahoe Open.  It was the 6th win for Nancy Cohen, the 2nd win for Susie Jones, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1989
Mike Dodd and Tim Hovland won the AVP Miller Lite U.S. Championships.  It was the 54th win for Mike Dodd, the 51st win for Tim Hovland, and the 50th win for the team.
In 1989
Rita Crockett Royster and Jackie Silva won the WPVA World Championships.  It was the 1st win for Rita Crockett Royster, the 29th win for Jackie Silva, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1995
Holly McPeak and Nancy Reno won the FIVB Portugal Open.  It was the 27th win for Holly McPeak, the 24th win for Nancy Reno, and the 12th win for the team.
In 1995
Adam Johnson and Jose Loiola won the AVP/Miller Lite Championships.  It was the 21st win for Adam Johnson, the 5th win for Jose Loiola, and the 4th win for the team.
In 1998
Martin Laciga and Paul Laciga won the CEV Rhodes Open.  It was the 3rd win for Martin Laciga, the 3rd win for Paul Laciga, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2000
Martin Laciga and Paul Laciga won the CEV European Championships.  It was the 7th win for Martin Laciga, the 7th win for Paul Laciga, and the 7th win for the team.
In 2000
Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan won the BVA Kyocera U.S. Championships.  It was the 6th win for Annett Davis, the 6th win for Jenny Johnson Jordan, and the 6th win for the team.
In 2000
Jose Loiola and Emanuel Rego won the Sunkist AVP Manhattan Beach Open Presented by Paul Mitchell.  It was the 50th win for Jose Loiola, the 37th win for Emanuel Rego, and the 20th win for the team.
In 2006
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Cuervo Gold Crown Boulder Open.  It was the 66th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 62nd win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 60th win for the team.
In 2006
Mike Lambert and Stein Metzger won the AVP Cuervo Gold Crown Boulder Open.  It was the 12th win for Mike Lambert, the 13th win for Stein Metzger, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2006
Pedro Salgado and Bruno Oscar Schmidt won the FIVB Jr/Youth Under 21 World Championships.  It was the 3rd win for Pedro Salgado, the 1st win for Bruno Oscar Schmidt, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2006
Carolina Aragao and Barbara Seixas won the FIVB Jr/Youth Under 21 World Championships.  It was the 2nd win for Carolina Aragao, the 2nd win for Barbara Seixas, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2014
Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Artem Yarzutkin won the FIVB Jr/Youth Nanjing Youth Olympic Games.  It was the 2nd win for Oleg Stoyanovskiy, the 2nd win for Artem Yarzutkin, and the 2nd win for the team.
 
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8/27/2014
Russian men rule at Nanjing 2014 Olympic Games Beach Volleyball
Nanjing, China, August 27, 2014 - In a dominating performance featuring the blocking of towering Oleg Stoyanovskiy and the defense and attacking of Artem Yarzutkin, Russia claimed the Beach Volleyball gold medal here Wednesday evening by defeating a pesky Venezuela team in the men’s finale at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
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CEV Satellite sparks Beach Volleyball fever in Jurmala and across Latvia
Jurmala, Latvia, August 27, 2014. An elite Beach Volleyball tournament is just about to take place in Latvia, where a CEV Satellite will get underway on Thursday in the country’s most popular seaside resort, the city of Jurmala.
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Russians and Venezuela seeking Nanjing 2014 Olympic Games Beach Volleyball gold
Nanjing, China, August 27, 2014 - With the top two teams from the recently-completed FIVB Under-19 World Championships eliminated, Tigrito Gomez and Peter Hernandez will attempt to salvage the “pride” from the Portugal podium placers here Wednesday evening when the Venezuelans play a Russian pair for the men’s beach volleyball gold medal at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
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Brazil’s block party
Nanjing, China, August 27, 2014 - After every block on center court, the public address announcer played a special “My block” soundtrack. Right on cue, the fans threw both hands in the air, mimicking the motion of a block.
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8/26/2014
AVP Cincinnati Open Qualifier Thursday
Another weekend, another AVP event! Players will begin flying out tomorrow for the Cincinnati Open as the qualifier takes place Thursday, followed up by main draw play Friday through Sunday.
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Brazilian women net Beach Volleyball Nanjing 2014 Olympic Games gold medal
Nanjing, China, August 26, 2014 - Ana Patricia Silva and Eduarda Lisboa overcame a four-point deficit in the third and deciding set here Tuesday evening to capture the women’s Beach Volleyball gold medal at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics Games over the McNamara twins of Canada.
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Canada vs. Brazil for women’s Beach Volleyball Nanjing 2014 Olympic Games gold medal
Nanjing, China, August 26, 2014 - It will be North America versus South America for the women’s Beach Volleyball gold medal at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games after pairs from Canada and Brazil won semi-final matches here Tuesday afternoon at the venue located within the Nanjing Sports Park Complex.
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Mariano Baracetti coaches Argentina’s future stars
Nanjing, China, August 26, 2014 - A light sweat started to drip down Mariano Baracetti’s face. While playfully hitting the ball around with his players on a side court, the competitive juices started flowing for the man who was known as “Mono” when he played professionally.
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8/25/2014
Canada-Germany and Brazil-Russia will meet in the women's Youth Olympic semifinals
Nanjing, China, August 25, 2014 - Germany and Russia will move on to the semifinals of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games after winning on a rainy Monday night at the Nanjing Sports Park Complex.
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Russians upset FIVB under-19 world champions in men’s Youth Olympic quarter-finals
Nanjing, China, August 25, 2014 - In one of the most interesting Beach Volleyball matches at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Artem Yarzutkin of Russia overcame their first set mistakes to eliminate reigning FIVB under-19 world champions Arthur Mariano and George Wanderley of Brazil in a men’s quarter-final match here Monday evening.
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