Manama, Bahrain, July 22, 2019 – Marek Sotola topped all scorers with 38 points to guide the Czech Republic in their tight four-set encounter with Egypt in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 22, 2019 - Fifteen National Federations per gender have now confirmed their participation in the FIVB Beach Volleyball Tokyo Qualification Tournament after obtaining a quota place through the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Ranking on July 16. The qualification tournament is set to take place from September 18 to 22 in Haiyang with teams from host nation China completing the entry list of 16 teams per gender.
Hamburg, Germany, July 22, 2019 - Beach volleyball fans had the opportunity to learn more about the issue of ghost fishing and the dangers of abandoned fishing nets during the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Hamburg.
Aguascalientes, Mexico, July 21, 2019 - Japan defeated Italy in a five-set comeback 3-2 (23-25, 21-25, 25-20, 25-19, 15-12) to win the title match of the twentieth FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Aguascalientes, Mexico, July 21, 2019 - Outside hitter Mayu Ishikawa was named the Most Valuable Player of the twentieth edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship after undefeated Japan won the gold medal match against Italy in a five-set thriller 3-2 (23-25, 21-25, 25-20, 25-19, 15-12).
Leon, Mexico, Sunday July 22, 2019 - The last day of the FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship was a day full of emotions and goodbyes. There were tough matches but also new friendships created as the 20th edition of the tournament came to an end in Leon, which featured the final classification matches of the event.
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 22, 2019 - With the beach volleyball competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games a year away, the dress rehearsal for the 2020 Summer Games will be this week at Shiokaze Park in the Japanese capital city.
Edmonton, Canada, July 21, 2019 – The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships’ title celebration is not over yet for Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes as the Canadians secured the gold medal of the $150,000 Edmonton Open on Sunday and became the first in their nation to top the podium in their home sand.
Edmonton, Canada, July 21, 2019 – Tenth-seeded Marco Krattiger and Nico Beeler placed Switzerland at the top of the podium of the men’s tournament of a FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event for the first time 2006 as the Europeans topped Canadians Ben Saxton and Grant O’Gorman 21-15, 23-25, 15-8 at the gold medal match of the $150,000 Edmonton Open.