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Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Database Statistics
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Players: 9144 6756 15900
Tournaments: 1619 1194 2813
 
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Fabio Vullo 51
Brian Schlundt 49
Michael Boosin 49
Michael Amiri 48
Mike Daniel 47
Gracie Santana-Baeni 45
Maurizio Pimponi 45
Custodio Ramalho 44
Patrik Flisberg 43
Eiko Koizumi 42
Jean-Christophe Donzion 42
Noemy Gizzi 40
Wayne Gant 39
Eyal Zimet 39
Vadim Gherman 38
Amanda Baer 37
Jake Blair 34
Haydee Lopez 31
Karl Lehmann 30
Dany Lopez 26
Alicia Wennberg 22
Stephanie Pierce 22
Wissem Dali 20
Walker Nichols 19
Gabriela Coelho 18
Saowaros Tangkaeo 18
 
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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 Solberg won the FIVB Jr/Youth Under 18 World Championships.  It was the 1st win for Ian Borges, the 1st win for Pedro Solberg, 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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8/31/2015
The “fight for the fort” ends in Rio
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 31, 2015 - The "fight for the fort" ends here this week at the US$150,000 Rio Open on Copacabana beach with the eighth and final women's berth from the FIVB World Tour rankings to be decided between teams from Spain, Germany and China.
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FIVB World Tour heading to Brazil for FIVB Rio Open Olympic test event
Lausanne, Switzerland, August 31, 2015 — Returning to Brazil for this first time in 2015, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will be in Rio as the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour continues Wednesday with the double-gender $150,000 FIVB Rio Open, which is also a test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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Everything set in Larnaka for big Beach Volleyball party!
Larnaka, Cyprus, August 31, 2015. First impressions are the ones that matter, and despite being early days yet, so far so good for Larnaka, the hosting city of the 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship.
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8/30/2015
Field for SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals nearly set
Lausanne, Switzerland, August 30, 2015 - With one event left in the “fight for the fort” for the inaugural SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals to be played in five weeks in Fort Lauderdale, the top eight men’s teams have been determined for the US$500,000 international beach volleyball event along with the first seven women’s entries.
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2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour season update after FIVB Olsztyn Grand Slam
Lausanne, Switzerland, August 30, 2015 — After completing the grand slam portion of its schedule in Poland last week, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) continues with qualifications for placement into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games when the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour returns to the Western Hemisphere this week for the special 24-team double-gender $150,000 FIVB Rio Open in Brazil.
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Back-to-Back Wins for Dave Palm & Eric Zaun; Second 2015 Season Title for Brooke Niles & Karolina Sowala at NVL Seattle Championships
SEATTLE, Wash. – The number one seeds dominated at the National Volleyball League Seattle Championships with Dave Palm & Eric Zaun and Brooke Niles & Karolina Sowala taking home titles. Both teams won straight matches in extreme weather conditions throughout the weekend to get into the finals on Sunday.
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Nivaldo and Sergio capped actions with gold at Varadero
VARADERO, Cuba, August 30, 2015 – Nivaldo Díaz and Sergio Hernandez of Cuba-A outclassed Christian Redmann and Felipe Humana of Canada-A 2-0 (21-13, 21-13) to win the men’s gold medal at the Varadero Tournament, the fourth stop of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit held for the fifth consecutive year at the beautiful tourism spot.
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USA’s Sara Hughes and Kelly Claes crowned in Varadero
VARADERO, Cuba, August 30, 2015 – The USA-A duo of Sara Hughes and Kelly Claes took home the women’s crown at the fourth stage of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit by defeating the home Cuban team of Leila Martínez and Lidianni Echeverria (CUB-A) 2-0 (21-18, 24-22) to close the Varadero Tournament at Barceló Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort.
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    Upcoming Tournaments
    Dates Tour Tournament Gender Purse
    Sep 2-5 CEV Jr/Youth 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship, Larnaka, Cyprus M
    Sep 2-5 CEV Jr/Youth 2015 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship, Larnaka, Cyprus W
    Sep 2-6 FIVB Rio Open, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil M US$75,000
    Sep 2-6 FIVB Rio Open, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil W US$75,000
    Sep 3-6 AVP AVP Cincinnati Open, Mason M $75,000
    Sep 3-6 AVP AVP Cincinnati Open, Mason W $75,000
    Sep 8-13 FIVB Sochi Open, Russia M US$75,000
    Sep 8-13 FIVB Sochi Open, Russia W US$75,000
    Sep 10-13 AVP AVP Championships at Huntington Beach M&W $200,000
    Sep 11-13 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Tavares, United States M&W US$16,000
    Sep 17-20 CEV 2015 CEV Beach Volleyball European Milan Masters, Italy M € 25,000
    Sep 18-20 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic M&W US$16,000
    Sep 22-26 FIVB Xiamen Open, China M US$75,000
    Sep 23-27 FIVB Xiamen Open, China W US$75,000
    Sep 24-27 CEV 2015 CEV Beach Volleyball European Baku Masters, Azerbaijan M&W € 50,000
    Sep 24-26 NVL Players Championships, Port St. Lucie M&W $100,000
    Sep 25-27 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Boqueron, Puerto Rico M&W US$16,000
    Sep 29-Oct 4 FIVB Fort Lauderdale Swatch Season Final, United States M&W US$500,000



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