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FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
MAZURY 2013 MEDIA GUIDE
PROKOPEVA & POPOVA
Together: 2012 (1) // from 2013 (2)
The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships is only Maria
Prokopeva and Svetland Popova’s fourth tournament together having
first teamed up for the 2012 Moscow Grand Slam, while this year they
played at the Hague and Rome Grand Slam events. For Prokopeva, this
is her second World Championship after she competed in the 2009
edition and she has also played at the venue twice before. She also
featured in a number of age-group tournaments and played in one
U19 World Championship and three U21, with three quarterfinals
finishes as her best result. Prokopiev’s senior FIVB debut came at the
2005
St Petersburg Open, while Popova first featured at the 2008
Adelaide Open.
MOST RECENT TEAM RESULTS
Year Tournament
Country Category Rk Prize money
2013
Rome
ITA
GS
25
2,750
2013
The Hague
NED GS
25
2,750
2012
Moscow
RUS
GS
9
8,000
RUS