Beach Volleyball World Championships

The FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH World Championships (also known as the Beach Volleyball World Championships) is an international beach volleyball double-gender championship held every two years.

The first official edition of this event, was the 1997 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Los Angeles, California. Before that there had been ten unofficial championships (1987-1996) all held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was hosted in 2005 in Berlin, in 2007 in Gstaad, in 2009 in Stavanger and in 2011 in Rome. The 2013 edition is due to take place in Stare Jablonki, Poland.

Other articles related to "volleyball, beach volleyball, beach, world, beach volleyball world championships":

2008 Asian Men's Cup Volleyball Championship
... The 2008 Asian Men's Cup Volleyball Championship was the first men's volleyball tournament of its kind, played by top eight teams of the 2007 Asian Men's ...
Volleyball - Variations and Related Games
... There are many variations on the basic rules of volleyball ... By far the most popular of these is beach volleyball, which is played on sand with two people per team, and rivals the main sport in popularity ... Some games related to volleyball include Footvolley A sport from Brazil in which the hands and arms are not used but most else is like beach volleyball ...
Jewish Sportspeople - Athletes - Volleyball
... USSR, Olympic silver Doug Beal, US, player coach, national team Adriana Behar, Brazil, beach player 2x Olympic silver Pan American champion 2x world champion Larisa Bergen, USSR, Olympic silver Yefim Chulak, USSR ...
Jimmy George
... Peravoor, died November 30, 1987) is often considered one of the greatest volleyball players of all time ... He was the first Indian volleyball player to become a professional and played club volleyball in Italy ...
Beach Volleyball World Championships - Results - Medals Table
... Russia 8 ... Australia 9 ... Czech Republic 1 ... Norway 1 ... International beach volleyball FIVB World Ranking Olympic Games World Tour ...

Famous quotes containing the words world and/or beach:

    In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men.
    Simone De Beauvoir (1908–1986)

    A young person is a person with nothing to learn
    One who already knows that ice does not chill and fire does not burn . . .
    It knows it can spend six hours in the sun on its first
    day at the beach without ending up a skinless beet,
    And it knows it can walk barefoot through the barn
    without running a nail in its feet. . . .
    Meanwhile psychologists grow rich
    Writing that the young are ones’ should not
    undermine the self-confidence of which.
    Ogden Nash (1902–1971)