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2012
FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD TOUR
WOMEN’S FACTS & FIGURES
2012
WOMEN’S QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT NOTES
A total of 24 countries advanced from a women’s FIVB World Tour Qualification Tournament to the Main Draw for 12 events in 2012
The Netherlands
13
Germany
11
Brazil
10
Switzerland
10
Austria
8
United States
7
Finland
5
Russia
5
Italy
4
Japan
4
Great Britain
3
Mexico
3
Canada
2
Czech Republic
2
Georgia
2
Norway
2
Slovak Republic
2
Slovenia
2
Colombia
1
France
1
Greece
1
Kazakhstan
1
Poland
1
Spain
1
Agatha Bednarczuk/Barbara Seixas of Brazil were the lowest seeded team (29
th
,
Sanya) to advance from the Qualification Tournament to the Main Draw
No. 1
11
No. 2
9
No. 3
10
No. 4
8
No. 5
7
No. 6
9
No. 7
9
No. 8
7
No. 9
6
No. 10
4
No. 11
3
No. 12
4
No. 13
3
No. 14
4
No. 15
1
No. 17
2
No. 18
3
No. 21
1
No. 29
1
2012
WOMEN’S LUCKY LOSERS
If a team(s) withdraw from the Main Draw of an event after the start of the Country Quota playoff matches, a “lucky loser” draw will be held among the top-
seeded teams losing in the final round of the Qualification Tournament
−−
Brasília
-
Angie Akers/Brittany Hochevar of the United States (placed 25
th
)
−−
Sanya
-
Andrezza “Rtvelo” Martins/Cristine “Saka” Santanna of Georgia (25
th
)
−−
Gstaad
-
Jolien Sinnema/Marloes Wesselink of The Netherlands (25
th
)
−−
Bangsaen
-
Andrea Galindo/Claudia “Gorda” Galindo of Colombia (25
th
)
and Nazaret Florian/Olga Matveeva of Spain (25
th
)
2012
TOP NEW WOMEN’S PLAYERS
Rank Player
Country
Points
72
Kira Walkenhorst
Germany
390
75
Martina Bonnerova
Czech Republic
341
82
Jolien Sinnema
The Netherlands
310
85
Julia Grossner
Germany
261
88
Henriette Iatika
Vanuatu
236
91
Rimke Braakman
The Netherlands
212
96
Taru Lahti
Finland
192
97
Kristina Valjas
Canada
188
102
Summer Ross
United States
180
115
Andreja Vodeb
Slovenia
132
120
Anjiera Ishida
Japan
120
120
Nina Betschart
Switzerland
120
124
Emily Day
United States
119
127
Elisabeth Klopf
Austria
114
127
Valerie Teufl
Austria
114
129
Ane Tveit Hjortland
Norway
113
134
Raquel Pellucci
Brazil
100
135
Taliqua Clancy
Australia
99