Yerevan, Armenia, July 29, 2018. The Volleyball Federation of Armenia (VFA) signed on Friday, July 27 a sponsorship agreement with three companies operating in the Caucasus country. “It is a great deal for the development of Volleyball in our country and for the effective functioning of the Federation, which will allow us to take part in and hold competitions in our country,” said VFA Secretary General Karen Asmaryan.
President of Latvia pays visit to 2018 CEV U22 Beach Volleyball European Championship to witness further success
Wednesday 1st of August 2018
Jurmala, Latvia, July 31, 2018. Latvia’s Beach Volleyball rising stars could count on a special supporter on Sunday for the final day of the 2018 CEV U22 Beach Volleyball European Championship. Mr Raimonds Vējonis, the current President of Latvia, was indeed among the 1,600 fans rooting for the home teams – and he eventually awarded the gold and silver medal winners from the men’s and women’s competition, respectively. Mihails Samoilovs/Kristaps Smits claimed the top honours from this year’s #EuroBeachVolleyU22 while Anastasija Kravcenoka/Tina Graudina had to settle for the silver medal after losing the ‘grand finale’ to titleholders Nadezda Makroguzova/Svetlana Kholomina of Russia.
Sunday 29th of July 2018
Jurmala, Latvia, July 29, 2018. On Sunday a very successful 2018 CEV U22 European Beach Volleyball Championship held in the nice seaside resort of Jurmala came to an end with Latvian home stars Mihails Samoilovs/Kristaps Smits being crowned as champions in the men’s tournament after seizing a 2-0 victory vs. Alejandro Huerta and Javier Huerta from Spain. In the women’s tournament, Nadezda Makroguzova and Svetlana Kholomina (RUS) grabbed the Gold, having dominated the final match vs. Anastasija Kravcenoka and Tina Graudina (LAT), winning it in straight sets. As a result, Makroguzova and Kholomina were able to retain the crown they had seized last year in Baden, Austria.
Thursday 26th of July 2018
Jurmala, Latvia, July 26, 2018. Thursday was a beautiful day for Beach Volleyball – as many as 48 matches were played during Day 1 of the 2018 CEV U22 Beach Volleyball European Championship. 24 games in the men’s tournament and 24 in the women’s one brought many positive emotions to the fans at Jurmala Beach and set the tone for an exciting tournament due to continue later this weekend.
Sunday 22nd of July 2018
Kharkiv, Ukraine, July 20, 2018. The 2018 edition of the EEVZA U18 Beach Volleyball Championship is taking place this weekend in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. It is the third straight year that the city of Kharkiv hosts an international Beach Volleyball competition, after Gorkyy Park previously welcomed a stop of the EEVZA Beach Volleyball Tour and a CEV Satellite in 2016 and 2017, respectively. Nonetheless, it is the very first time that the EEVZA U18 Beach Volleyball Championship takes place on Ukrainian soil.