Teenagers account for Armenia’s international debut

Monday 11th of August 2014
Teenagers account for Armenia’s international debut

Vilnius, Lithuania, August 10, 2014. This weekend s EEVZA U18 Beach Volleyball European Championships in Vilnius are writing history since for the first time an Armenian team is participating in an EEVZA event. This follows Armenia s affiliation to the Eastern European Volleyball Zonal Association (EEVZA) that was ratified at their last General Assembly held in May in Tbilisi, Georgia. Two young boys, Andre Simoni and Arthur Safaryan, are representing Armenia in Vilnius, thereby adding extra flavour to the competition which is being held in Lithuania s capital city.

EEVZA Youth Championship starts in Vilnius

Friday 8th of August 2014
EEVZA Youth Championship starts in Vilnius

Vilnius, Lithuania, August 7th, 2014. Lithuania s capital city is about to host yet another international tournament after the EEVZA Women s Tour and the 1st Round of CEV Continental already stopped there this summer. The 2014 edition of the U18 Beach Volleyball double – gender Championships organized by the Eastern European Volleyball Zonal Association (EEVZA) will be hosted this weekend in Vilnius.

Latvian team Samoilovs/Smedins 4th at Klagenfurt

Monday 4th of August 2014
Latvian team Samoilovs/Smedins 4th at Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt, Austria, August 3, 2014. As the sun shined brightly on the overflow crowd of more than 10,000 jammed into the stadium centre court cheering loudly and singing musical interludes between and even during play, Brazil s Alison Cerutti/Bruno Oscar Schmidt orchestrated one final Austrian symphony in overcoming the challenge of Italy s Paolo Nicolai/Daniele Lupo to win the men s gold medal to close another superlative summer festival of Beach Volleyball at the always amazing double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Klagenfurt A1 Grand Slam. Australia s Christopher McHugh/Isaac Kapa won the Klagenfurt bronze medal over Latvia s Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Janis Smedins.

Ukrainian boys claim silver at U19 World Championships

Monday 4th of August 2014
Ukrainian boys claim silver at U19 World Championships

Porto, Portugal, August 3, 2014. In only their first international event Arthur Diego Mariano Lanci and George Souto Maior Wanderley won a gold medal on Sunday. The Brazilians defeated Illia Kovalov and Oleh Plotnytskyi (pictured) from Ukraine 2-1 (21-18, 21-23, 15-11) in the final of the FIVB U19 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Porto.

Back-to-back Larnaka gold for Poland’s Bryl and Kujawiak

Monday 28th of July 2014
Back-to-back Larnaka gold for Poland’s Bryl and Kujawiak

Larnaka, Cyprus, July 27, 2014 - Michal Bryl and Kacper Kujawiak won their second gold medal on Sunday in Larnaka. The Polish defeated Russian qualifiers Ilya Leshukov and Aleksandr Margiev 2-0 (21-16, 21-15) in the final of the FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships.