TABLE OF CONTENTS
1
INTRODUCTION
2013
FIVB Beach Volleyball Season Highlights
2
2013
FIVB Beach Volleyball Season Calendar
3
2012
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and Olympics Review
4
2012
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and Olympics Results
5
2012
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Point and Money Leaders
6
FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships Highlights
8
FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships Past Results
9
FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships Highlights
12
FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships Past Results
13
2013
FIVB Beach Volleyball Events Site Medal Recaps
16
FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL
The FIVB
26
FIVB Representatives
27
FIVB Confederations
28
FIVB Federations
29
FIVB & Beach Volleyball History
31
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, Olympics and ECO Friendly History
32
Frequently Asked Questions
33
Beach Volleyball Court Layout & Rules, Rule Changes
34
Beach Volleyball Information Graphics
36
Referees
38
2012
FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD TOUR
Men’s Country Medals, Final Fours & Point Champs
40
Men’s MOPs & Entries by Event
41
Men’s Final Four Review
42
Men’s Match, Set Records, Ratio/Set, Match & Duration
44
Men’s Awards, Qualifying & Wild Card Facts & Figures
46
Women’s Country Medals, Final Fours & Point Champs
47
Women’s MOPs & Entries by Event
48
Women’s Final Four Review
49
Women’s Match, Set Records, Ratio/Set, Match & Duration
51
Women’s Awards, Qualifying & Wild Card Facts & Figures
53
FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL EVENTS - HISTORY
Through the Years, Top Event Purses & Entries
54
Beach Volleyball Olympic and World Champions
57
Locations
58
Men’s Award Winners
59
Women’s Award Winners
60
Participation
61
Men’s Country, Individual, Team Medals & Final Fours, Match Records,
Yearly Final Fours, Leaders, Gold Medals by Country
62
Women’s Country, Individual, Team Medals & Final Fours, Match Records,
Yearly Final Fours, Leaders, Gold Medals by Country
107
Men’s & Women’s All-Time Annual Gold Medals, Win Streaks
147
FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Men’s Final Fours Results
148
Women’s Final Fours Results
149
Past Entries
150
Top Men’s & Women’s Events, Money, Points & Final Fours
151
Men’s & Women’s Entries, Earnings, Finishes by Country
157
FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD TOUR GRAND SLAMS
Men’s & Women’s All-Time Grand Slams
158
Men’s Final Fours Results, Team, Individual, Team, Country & Individual Totals
160
Women’s Final Fours Results, Team, Individual, Team, Country & Individual Totals
166
Men’s & Women’s Grand Slams Leaders
172
BEACH VOLLEYBALL AT OLYMPIC GAMES
Men’s Participants, Matches, Wins, Participations & Placements
174
Men’s Match Results - Atlanta 1996
180
Men’s Match Results - Sydney 2000
181
Men’s Match Results - Athens 2004
182
Men’s Match Results - Beijing 2008
184
Men’s Match Results - London 2012
186
Women’s Participants, Matches, Wins, Participations & Placements
188
Women’s Match Results - Atlanta 1996
194
Women’s Match Results - Sydney 2000
195
Women’s Match Results - Athens 2004
196
Women’s Match Results - Beijing 2008
198
Women’s Match Results - London 2012
200
Referees & Medal Match Referees
202
FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL CHALLENGER & SATELLITE EVENTS
Men’s Final Fours
204
Men’s Medals, Podiums & Final Fours
208
Men’s Recaps
209
Women’s Final Fours
210
Women’s Medals, Podiums & Final Fours
212
Women’s Recaps
213
YOUNGEST & OLDEST
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour - Individual “Open” Event Winners
214
FIVB Beach Volleyball Challenger/Satellite - Individual Event Winners
216
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour - Team “Major” Event Winners
218
FIVB Beach Volleyball Challenger/Satellite - Team Event Winners
220
HIGHEST SCORING & LONGEST MATCHES
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour - Men’s All-Time
222
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour - Women’s All-Time
224
FIVB Beach Volleyball Challenger/Satellite - Men’s All-Time
226
FIVB Beach Volleyball Challenger/Satellite - Women’s All-Time
227
MISCELLANEOUS
World Tour Events by Confederation
228
Beach Volleyball Terms
242