Calendar

May
15
Wed
2019
Itapema (BRA)
May 15 – May 19 all-day
Itapema (BRA)

After last year’s successful event, the FIVB World Tour returns to Itapema (Brazil). The $300,000 Itapema Open main draw starts on Thursday followed by elimination rounds on Friday and Saturday and the the medal matches on Sunday.

Last year the Brazilian hosts dominated the event and claimed both gold medals. Defending champions on the men’s side are Evandro Goncalves/Andre Loyola who beat Norwegian youngsters Anders Mol/Christian Sørum in the final. This year Evandro will play with reigning Olympic champion Bruno Oscar Schmidt while his former partner Andre has teamed up with George Wanderley. Besides the Norwegian Vikings, other international top teams competing this week are Poland’s Grzegorz Fijalek/Michal Bryl as well as Piotr Kantor/Bartosz Losiak, Netherlands’ Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen and Latvia’s Aleksandrs “Lion King” Samoilovs/Janis Smedins.

On the women’s side Agatha/Duda will try to defend their title against other Brazilian top teams such as Xiamen Open winners Ana Patricia Silva/Rebecca Cavalcanti. The Brazilians will be challenged by several international top teams like Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson (Canada), three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh Jennings and Brooke Sweat (USA) or European champions Sanne Keizer/Madelein Meppelink (Netherlands).

You can check out schedule and results at the official event page.

 

May
16
Thu
2019
Aydin (TUR)
May 16 – May 19 all-day
May
17
Fri
2019
Düsseldorf (GER)
May 17 – May 19 all-day
May
22
Wed
2019
Jinjiang (CHN)
May 22 – May 26 all-day
Jinjiang (CHN)

The $300,000 Jinjiang Open start with qualifiers on Wednesday followed by main draw pool play on Thursday and elimination rounds from Friday. The medal matches will take place on Sunday and will be streamed at the FIVB Youtube Channel.

World ranking leaders and Itapema winners Mol/Sorum are top-seeded at Jinjiang. Last year’s champion Trevor Crabb who won alongside John Mayer is now playing with Tri Bourne. Together they already won at Qinzhou and reached the quarterfinals at Itapema. Further US teams competing are NickLucena and Phil Dalhausser as well as John Hyden and Ryan “Avatar” Doherty. Brazil’s Alison Cerutti and Alvaro Filho who won gold at the Kuala Lumpur 3-Star will need to go through qualification.

Agatha Bednarczuk and Duda will lead a strong Brazilian women’s team. They will be joined by Ana Patricia and Rebecca who won at The Hague and Xiamen. Top seeds are Czech team Barbara Hermannova and Marketa Slukova. For the USA Sara Hughes/Summer Ross, Sweat/Walsh Jennings, Claes/Sponcil and Day/Flint will be competing.

Check out the official event page.

 

May
23
Thu
2019
Manila (PHI)
May 23 – May 26 all-day
May
29
Wed
2019
Ostrava (CZE)
May 29 – Jun 2 all-day
Ostrava (CZE)
The FIVB World Tour returns to Ostrava (Czech Republic) with a US$300,000 4-star event. Qualification will be played from Wednesday, pool play kicks off on Thursday followed by elimination rounds on Friday. The medal matches in the men’s and women’s competition will take place on Sunday.
Defending champions on the women’s side are local heroes Barbora Hermannova/Marketa Slukova. They will be challenged by several Brazilian top teams such as Agatha/Duda and Ana Patricia/Rebecca, both reaching the final four at last week’s Jinjiang event. Jinjiang gold medalists Walsh Jennings/Sweat (USA) will also be competing as well as USA’s “A-Team” Klineman/Ross and Summer Ross/Sara Hughes. The field will be completed by Candian top teams Pavan/Humana-Paredes and Bansley/Wilkerson who missed the event in China.
For the men, Gavira/Herrera from Spain will try to defend last year’s title. Silver medalists Kantor/Losiak had to withdraw their participation but the second Polish top team Fijalek/Bryl will compete. With Mol/Sorum (Norway), Evandro/Bruno and Andre/George (both Brazil), all teams who made the podium at Jinjiang will compete. For the USA, four men’s teams are in the field, amongst them Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb who reached the semifinal at Jinjiang.
Check out the full entry list here.

May
30
Thu
2019
Nantong (CHN)
May 30 – Jun 2 all-day
May
31
Fri
2019
Nürnberg (GER)
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day
Jun
6
Thu
2019
Baden (AUT)
Jun 6 – Jun 10 all-day
Nanjing (CHN)
Jun 6 – Jun 9 all-day
Jun
12
Wed
2019
Warsaw (POL)
Jun 12 – Jun 16 all-day
Warsaw (POL)
The Warsaw 4-star is the last stop of the beach volleyball world elite before the FIVB World Championships in Hamburg (Germany) will start end of June. The US$300,000 Warsaw Open qualifiers will be played on Wednesday with pool play following on Thursday. Elimination rounds will take place Friday and Saturday, the medal matches on Saturday for the women and on Sunday for the men.
Defending champions on the men’s side are local heroes Piotr Kantor/Bartosz Losiak who will not be able to defend their title due to Losiak’s injury. Therefore Piotr Kantor is teaming up with Mariusz Prudel. The men’s competition will feature most of the top teams such as Norwegian Vikings Mol/Sorum or AVP New York winnners Dalhausser/Lucena.
For the women, beach volleyball gypsy Brandie Wilkerson will return with her Canadian partner Heather Bansley after Brandie had joined forces with American Brooke Sweat at last week’s AVP New York Gold Series event. The Canadians will try to defend their Warsaw 2018 title against Jinjiang winners Brooke Sweat and Kerri Walsh as well as the Brazilians top teams Ana Patricia/Rebecca and Agatha/Duda who won bronze last year.
Check out the full schedule and all results at the official FIVB event page here.
Jun
14
Fri
2019
Dresden (GER)
Jun 14 – Jun 16 all-day
Ios (GRE)
Jun 14 – Jun 16 all-day
Jun
27
Thu
2019
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, Hamburg (GER)
Jun 27 – Jul 7 all-day
Jul
4
Thu
2019
Qidong (CHN)
Jul 4 – Jul 7 all-day
Jul
11
Thu
2019
Daegu (KOR)
Jul 11 – Jul 14 all-day
Jul
12
Fri
2019
Alba Adriatica (ITA)
Jul 12 – Jul 14 all-day
Jul
17
Wed
2019
Edmonton (CAN)
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
Espinho (POR)
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
Jul
24
Wed
2019
Tokyo (JPN)
Jul 24 – Jul 28 all-day
Jul
25
Thu
2019
Pinarella di Cervia (ITA)
Jul 25 – Jul 28 all-day
Jul
26
Fri
2019
St. Peter-Ording (GER)
Jul 26 – Jul 28 all-day
Aug
1
Thu
2019
Ljubljana (SLO)
Aug 1 – Aug 3 all-day
Malbork (POL)
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day
Aug
2
Fri
2019
Fehmarn (GER)
Aug 2 – Aug 4 all-day
Aug
5
Mon
2019
2019 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship, Moscow (RUS)
Aug 5 – Aug 11 all-day
Aug
7
Wed
2019
Vaduz (LIE)
Aug 7 – Aug 11 all-day
Aug
8
Thu
2019
Budapest (HUN)
Aug 8 – Aug 11 all-day
Miguel Pereira (BRA)
Aug 8 – Aug 11 all-day
Aug
9
Fri
2019
Zinnowitz (GER)
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day
Aug
14
Wed
2019
Moscow (RUS)
Aug 14 – Aug 18 all-day
Aug
16
Fri
2019
Kühlungsborn (GER)
Aug 16 – Aug 18 all-day
Aug
21
Wed
2019
Rubawu (Rwanda)
Aug 21 – Aug 24 all-day
Salalah (Oman)
Aug 21 – Aug 24 all-day
Aug
22
Thu
2019
Zhongwei (CHN)
Aug 22 – Aug 25 all-day
Aug
28
Wed
2019
Oslo (NOR)
Aug 28 – Sep 1 all-day
Sep
1
Sun
2019
German Championships Timmendorfer Strand (GER)
Sep 1 all-day
Sep
4
Wed
2019
World Tour Finals Rome (ITA)
Sep 4 – Sep 8 all-day