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FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
MAZURY 2013 MEDIA GUIDE
LUCENA & HYDEN
Together since: 2013 (2)
Nick Lucena and John Hyden first competed together at this year’s
Hague and Rome Grand Slams. Lucena is playing in his third FIVB
Beach Volleyball World Championships after competing with Brad
Keenan at Stavanger in 2009 and Fuerbringer in Rome 2011. He made
his debut on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour at the 2005 Paris
Grand Slam. With Fuerbringer he won silver at the 2010 Klagenfurt
Grand Slam and two silvers and a bronze from Open tournaments.
Meanwhile Hyden has been a fixture on the USA Tour, but has only
played two seasons in FIVB competitions, in 2002 when he played
in two Grand Slams and six Open tournaments and in 2011 when
he played at the Shanghai and Quebec Opens. Previously he was an
outside hitter for the USA’s men’s volleyball team. He competed at the
Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games and Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and
was voted the team’s MVP in 1996.
MOST RECENT TEAM RESULTS
Year Tournament
Country Category Rk Prize money
2013
Rome
ITA
GS
41
0
2013
The Hague
NED GS
33
0
USA