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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Database Statistics
  Men Women Total
Players: 9558 7135 16693
Tournaments: 1686 1261 2947
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Chris Marlowe 65
Roger Clark 55
Tom Witt 53
Lena Malm 48
Jennifer Jurgens 45
Jeremy Irey 45
Natalie Young 43
Lars Jacob Boe 42
Brandon Taliaferro 39
Marion Picard 38
Charles Leota 36
Sara Fernandes 36
Ayman Almadrhm 34
Chris Waddill 32
Emil Siewiorek 32
Annabelle Borchard 32
Dan Matusicky 32
Kristin Jackson 31
Jose Duarte 31
Robert Zuchowski 31
Moran Zur 31
Ruslan Naumov 27
Richard Mauler 27
Armin Dollinger 26
Felix Koraimann 26
Stepanka Stastna 25
Roberto Frazzoni 24
Guido Spooren 22
Madison Ligon 20
Tuomas Siirila 19
Gabriel Pereira 18
Laura Arley 17
Elza Smilskalne 17
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1986
Linda Hanley and Nina Matthies won the AVP Miller Lite Tournament of Champions.  It was the 31st win for Linda Hanley, the 40th win for Nina Matthies, and the 29th win for the team.
In 1986
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Miller Lite Tournament of Champions.  It was the 66th win for Sinjin Smith, the 42nd win for Randy Stoklos, and the 41st win for the team.
In 1997
Liz Masakayan and Elaine Youngs won the WPVA The Best of the Beach IV.  It was the 39th win for Liz Masakayan, the 2nd win for Elaine Youngs, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2014
Talita Antunes and Larissa Franca won the FIVB São Paulo Grand Slam.  It was the 21st win for Talita Antunes, the 52nd win for Larissa Franca, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2014
Reinder Nummerdor and Christiaan Varenhorst won the FIVB São Paulo Grand Slam.  It was the 19th win for Reinder Nummerdor, the 2nd win for Christiaan Varenhorst, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2014
Winning the silver medal after reuniting with long-time partner Ricardo Santos at the Sao Paulo Grand Slam, Brazil's Emanuel Rego passes the US$2.5Million mark in career FIVB World Tour earnings.
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Brilliant Barbara, Fabulous Fernanda newest Brazilian beach duo
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (September 27, 2016)—Still basking in the afterglow of winning the silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil’s Barbara Seixas has announced that her new teammate will be Fernanda Alves as the newest Brazilian bombshells attempt to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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Olympic champs Ludwig and Walkenhorst aiming for new heights
Hamburg, Germany, September 27, 2016 – Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst may have enjoyed the most spectacular of years in 2016, but they have already begun planning a successful defence of their Olympic title at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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Walsh Jennings entering the “unknown”
Toronto, Canada, September 23, 2016 - Kerri Walsh Jennings has had tremendous stability with her partners. She won three Olympic gold medals with longtime teammate Misty May-Treanor. When May Treanor was set to retire after the 2012 Olympics, Walsh Jennings wasted no time finding a new partner, approaching silver medalist April Ross at the net after the gold-medal match and telling her, “Let’s go win gold in Rio.”
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At 34, Isabelle Forrer wraps up a glittering career
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 23, 2016 - Isabelle Forrer, the beach volleyball player that has been carrying the Swiss flag high for well over a decade, calls it quits, wrapping up a career that has seen the medals flow in ever since her first international success in 2000 in Nuremberg.
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It’s been a long season
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 21, 2016 - Of the 24 teams who took their shot at winning the record US$100,000 at the SWATCH World Tour Finals this past week, there was one unanimous sentiment that each of the 48 participant expressed. “It’s been a long season.”.
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Notable retirements at the SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals
Toronto, Canada, September 18, 2016 - Switzerland’s Nadine Zumkehr stood on the SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals podium and whispered something to her partner, Joana Heidrich.
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Dates Tour Tournament Gender Purse
Oct 14-16 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Saint Lucia, Pigeon Point M&W US$16,000
Nov 25-27 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago M&W US$16,000
Jul 28-Aug 6, 2017 FIVB FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, Vienna, Austria M&W TBD
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