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terça-feira, 16 de maio de 2017

BRAZIL CLAIM SOUTH AMERICAN FINALS TITLE IN ARGENTINA


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RIO OLYMPIC PARK GREETS FIVB WORLD TOUR COMPETITORS
 
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 15, 2017 - The planet’s best beach volleyball players return to this Brazilian coastal city for the third straight season and the 18th time since the start of sanctioned competition in 1987 as the Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca hosts a $300,000 four-star event.
BRAZILIANS BARBARA AND AGATHA ENJOYING EARLY SUCCESS WITH NEW PARTNERS
 
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 15, 2017 - Less than one year removed from the silver medal they won at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Brazilians Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas are set to play again in the city this week in the $300,000 Rio Open.
 
PRESIDENT GRAÇA HOLDS CONSTRUCTIVE TALKS WITH TUNISIAN FEDERATION AND KEY GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
 
Tunis, Tunisia, May 9, 2017 - FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° met representatives of the Tunisian Volleyball Federation and key government officials on Tuesday to discuss the country's candidature to host the 2019 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championships and the ways the federation could develop volleyball in the country.
 
STARS OF PAST AND FUTURE READY TO SHINE IN 2017 WORLD LEAGUE
 
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 15, 2017 - The 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League, now less than three weeks away, boasts a myriad of talents in the top-tier group, headed by the likes of last year’s MVP Marko Ivovic and Best Middle Blocker Srecko Lisinac of Serbia.
 
OTHER TOURNAMENT NEWS
ZHU TING SPEARHEADS KOBE 2017 DREAM TEAM
 
Kobe, Japan, May 14, 2017 – Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallist Zhu Ting was named Most Valuable Player of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship Kobe 2017 at the Green Kobe Arena, after she spearheaded VakifBank Istanbul to win the title.
 
VAKIFBANK WIN WOMEN'S CLUB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FOR SECOND TIME
 
Kobe, Japan, May 14, 2017 – European champions VakifBank Istanbul topped South American champions Rexona-SESC Rio 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-21) to claim their second title in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship at Green Arena Kobe on Sunday.
 
VOLERO ZURICH PLAYED UNDER PRESSURE TO EARN BRONZE MEDAL
 
Kobe, Japan, May 14, 2017 – Zoran Terzic was pleased as Volero Zurich played under pressure in their bronze medal finish, following their 3-2 win over Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship Kobe 2017.
 
USA WIN GOLD MEDAL AT U20 PAN AMERICAN CUP
 
San Jose, Costa Rica, May 14, 2017 – United States defeated Argentina in straight sets (27-25, 25-22, 25-22) to claim the title at the U20 Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup on Saturday night at Gimnasio Nacional of San Jose.
 
BRAZIL CLAIM SOUTH AMERICAN FINALS TITLE IN ARGENTINA
 
Resistencia, Argentina, May 14, 2017 - Brazilians Rebecca/Ana Patricia were crowned champions in the Final of the South American Beach Volleyball Circuit played at the Jaime Zapata Sports Centre in the city of Resistencia, Chaco province.
 
CHANGES TO MOSCOW AND THE HAGUE TOURNAMENTS
 
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 12, 2017 – Changes will be made to the Moscow 3-Star and The Hague 3-Star competition systems due to recent changes to the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar and their impact on the number of matches in the 2016-2017 season.
 
GIRLS' U18 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POOLS CONFIRMED
 
Santa Fe, Argentina, May 10, 2017 - The Drawing of Lots for the FIVB Volleyball Girls’ U18 World Championship Argentina 2017, to be held in Rosario and Santa Fe from August 18 to 27, was held on Wednesday on Argentinean soil and now the four first round pools are completed. Defending champions Italy are set to clash with Serbia, Poland, Colombia and Thailand in Pool C.