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FACTS AND
FIGURES
Family ties
The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships Mazury
2013
will feature five teams as “family” acts. The “Sister
Acts” will be the Austrian Schwaigers, the Brazilian
Salgados (plus brother Pedro who plays with Bruno in the
men’s draw) and the Finnish Nystrom twins. The “Brother
Act” will be the Italian Ingrossos. There will be also a
Cousin Act” with the Chilean Esteban and Marco Grimalt.
Below is a list of the top “Brother and Sister Acts” in the
FIVB World Tour history.
Team
Country
Number of events played together
Emilia Nystrom/Erika Nystrom
Finland
170
Doris Schwaiger/Stefanie Schwaiger
Austria
148
Martin Laciga/Paul Laciga
Switzerland
133
Lina Yanchulova/Petia Yanchulova
Bulgaria
110
Carolina Salgado/Maria Clara Salgado
Brazil
108
Andy Cès/Kevin Cès
France
82
Paul Schroffenegger/Thomas Schroffenegger
Austria
67
Matteo Ingrosso/Paolo Ingrosso
Italy
50
Erika Fabjan/Simona Fabjan
Slovenia
49
Christoph Dieckmann/Markus Dieckmann
Germany
48
Glenn Hamilton/Reid Hamilton
New Zealand
39