BEACH VOLLEYBALL


Ukraine beat Serbia to book ticket to U21 Men’s World Championship

Saturday 20th of May 2017
Ukraine beat Serbia to book ticket to U21 Men’s World Championship

Luxembourg, May 20, 2017. On Saturday night, Ukraine secured their qualification to the 2017 FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship after recording their third straight win in as many matches in the European qualifier – Pool E held in Požarevac, Serbia. The silver medallists from the 2016 U20 Men’s European Championship beat hosts Serbia 3-1 (26-24, 25-12, 18-25, 25-22) to book a ticket to the Czech Republic where the World Championship will be taking place in late June. In Pool F, hosts Germany and Poland will be fighting for the sole spot remaining to make it to the Worlds in a much-awaited matchup coming up on Sunday.

EEVZA Annual General Meeting successfully held in Yerevan

Saturday 20th of May 2017
EEVZA Annual General Meeting successfully held in Yerevan

Yerevan, Armenia, May 20, 2017. The Annual General Meeting of the Eastern European Volleyball Zonal Association (EEVZA) took place on Saturday in Yerevan. The Volleyball Federation of Armenia played host to the summit for the very first time since they joined this zonal association a few years ago.

EEVZA Beach Volleyball Tour women-only event underway in Ukraine

Saturday 20th of May 2017
EEVZA Beach Volleyball Tour women-only event underway in Ukraine

Koropove, Ukraine, May 20, 2017. The 2017 edition of the Eastern European Volleyball Zonal Association (EEVZA) Beach Volleyball Tour started on Friday in the Ukrainian village of Koropove with a women-only event. The first competition day featured a country-quota match between Ukrainian teams – with Olha Melnyk and Iryna Chorna rallying to a 21-17, 21-6 victory over compatriots Daria Romaniuk and Eva Serdiuk to progress to the Main Draw starting on Saturday.

Ukraine and Serbia to fight for ticket to U21 Men’s World Championship

Friday 19th of May 2017
Ukraine and Serbia to fight for ticket to U21 Men’s World Championship

Luxembourg, May 19, 2017. As many had predicted, Ukraine and Serbia will be fighting on Saturday for a much-coveted ticket to the 2017 FIVB U21 Men’s World Championship after these teams extended their winning streak following compelling victories over Bulgaria and France on Friday. The ‘big final’ will be the major highlight of the European qualifier – Pool E ending on Saturday in Požarevac. Poland and hosts Germany started their campaign in Pool F with speedy wins over Belgium and Latvia to shape up a close fight for the remaining ticket to this year’s Worlds scheduled for late June in the Czech Republic.

Azerbaijan net women’s Volleyball gold at Islamic Solidarity Games

Friday 19th of May 2017
Azerbaijan net women’s Volleyball gold at Islamic Solidarity Games

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 19, 2017. As they currently prepare for the much-anticipated 2017 EuroVolley they will be hosting later this fall, the women’s national team of Azerbaijan claimed gold at the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.