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FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
MAZURY 2013 MEDIA GUIDE
Number of Time Outs
Each team is entitled to a maximum of one 30-second
time out per set. In Set 1 and 2, one additional 30-second
technical time out is automatically allocated when the sum
of the points scored by the teams equals 21 points.
Medical Time Out
An injured player is given a maximum of five minutes
recovery time one time per match.
Intervals
The interval between each set lasts one minute.
Refereeing corps
The refereeing corps for a match is composed of the
following officials:
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The first referee.
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The second referee.
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The scorer.
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Four line judges.
Sand
The sand must be at least 40cm deep and composed of
five loosely compacted grains. It must also be sifted to an
acceptable size, not too coarse, free of stones and dangerous
particles (see FIVB sand requirements at
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Net
The height of the net is 2.43 metres for men and 2.24 for
women.The net is 8.5-metres long and 1-metre deep when
hung taut, placed vertically over the axis of the centre of
the court. It is made of 10-cm square mesh.
Ball
The ball is spherical featuring bright colours, with a
circumference of 66 to 68cm, weight of 260 to 280 grams
and inside pressure of 0.175 to 0.225kg
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Playing area
The playing area includes the playing court and the free
zone. The playing court is a rectangle measuring 16X8
metres, surrounded by a free zone with a minimum of 5
metres from the end lines/
side lines and with a space
free from any obstruction
up to a minimum height
of 12.5 metres from the
playing surface.