BEACH VOLLEYBALL


From qualification to gold medal – Schillerwein and Tillmann triumph in Vilnius

Sunday 23rd of July 2017
From qualification to gold medal – Schillerwein and Tillmann triumph in Vilnius

Vilnius, Lithuania, July 23, 2017. Six teams took to the centre court on Sunday to fight for the top honours from the CEV-EEVZA Satellite tournament held in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius. Germany’s Katarina Schillerwein/Cinja Tillmann eventually stood on top of the podium, demonstrating their undisputable skills and sportsmanship going all the way from the qualification round to the gold medal. 

Russia and China to clash for Women’s U20 World Championship title

Sunday 23rd of July 2017
Russia and China to clash for Women’s U20 World Championship title

Cordoba / Boca del Rio, Mexico, July 22, 2017. China and Russia will clash on Sunday in the gold medal match of the FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship at Cordoba, Mexico. China prevailed with a strong performance over Turkey, while Russia reached the final match undefeated after a thriller tiebreak win over Japan in the second semi-final. 

Azerbaijan take to the court of iconic National Gymnastics Arena for test match

Saturday 22nd of July 2017
Azerbaijan take to the court of iconic National Gymnastics Arena for test match

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 22, 2017. The Azerbaijan Volleyball Federation organised on Saturday a first rehearsal of the 2017 women’s EuroVolley with a test match held at the iconic National Gymnastics Arena in Baku. This is the venue where matches of the 2017 women’s EuroVolley will take place from September 22 to October 1 and where the new ‘Queens of European Volleyball’ will emerge. Home stars Polina Rahimova, Valeriya Mammadova and Yelyzaveta Samadova were among the players starring in this test match.

Teams from Lithuania and Latvia secure semi-final spots in Vilnius

Saturday 22nd of July 2017
Teams from Lithuania and Latvia secure semi-final spots in Vilnius

Vilnius, Lithuania, July 22, 2017. The Main Draw of the CEV-EEVZA Satellite Vilnius started on Saturday morning with 16 teams chasing the top honours from the competition held in the Lithuanian capital. The main goal for the teams was to stay alive in the tournament, but also to cope with the heat wave. The spectators, on the other hand, had an amusing day and could witness a number of close, exciting matches. There are only six teams still in the race for the medals, including two from hosts Lithuania.

Teams from Belarus, Belgium and Germany make Vilnius Satellite Main Draw

Friday 21st of July 2017
Teams from Belarus, Belgium and Germany make Vilnius Satellite Main Draw

Vilnius, Lithuania, July 21, 2017. The CEV-EEVZA Satellite Vilnius started on Friday with the qualification round and four teams from Germany, Belarus and Belgium eventually progressing to the Main Draw starting on Saturday morning.