FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Rome (World Tour Finals) | 4 - 8 septembre 2019

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Rome hosts FIVB World Tour Finals


2018 World Tour Finals winners Agatha Bednarczuk and Eduarda 'Duda' Lisboa of Brazil.

Rome, Italy, November 15, 2018 - After staging the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals the past four seasons in the United States, Canada and Germany, the fifth edition of the season-ending event will be held from September 4-8 in Rome, Italy.

The third of three international beach volleyball events in Italy on the 2018-2019 calendar, Rome follows Alba Adriatica (July 12-14, women's only) and Pinarella di Cervia (July 25-28, men's-only) on the FIVB World Tour schedule.

Prior to the 2018-2019 season, the last FIVB World Tour event staged in Italy was in July 2013 in Rome. Overall, Italy has hosted 25 men's and 20 women's tournaments highlighted by the 2011 FIVB World Championships in Rome.

Following a men's only tournament in 2009, Rome hosted double gender FIVB Grand Slam events in 2010, 2012 and 2013. The gold medal teams at the 2011 Rome World Championships were from Brazil - Alison Cerutti/Emanuel Rego and Juliana Felisberta/Larissa Franca.

The top finishes by an Italian team at an FIVB event in Rome were a fifth by the men's team of Paolo Nicolai/Matteo Varnier in 2009 and fourth by the women's team of Greta Cicolari/Marta Menegatti in 2012.

Here are the past gold medal winners of FIVB World Tour Finals.

Men
2015 at Fort Lauderdale - Alison/Bruno Oscar Schmidt, Brazil
2016 at Toronto - Alison/Bruno, Brazil
2017 at Hamburg - Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena, United States
2018 at Hamburg - Anders Mol/Christian Sorum, Norway

Women
2015 at Fort Lauderdale - Talita Antunes/Larissa, Brazil
2016 at Toronto - Laura Ludwig/Kira Walkenhorst, Germany
2017 at Hamburg - Laura Ludwig/Kira Walkenhorst, Germany
2018 at Hamburg - Agatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda "Duda" Lisboa, Brazil

Here are the gold medal team at the Rome Grand Slam events.

Men
2009 - Julius Brink/Jonas Reckermann, Germany
2010 - Phil Dalhausser/Todd Rogers, United States
2012 - Jake Gibb/Sean Rosenthal, United States
2013 - Dalhausser/Rosenthal, United States

Women
2010 - Jen Kessy/April Ross, United States
2012 - Simone Kuhn/Nadine Zumkehr, Switzerland
2013 - Talita Antunes/Taiana Lima, Brazil

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