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Stadium construction begins for FIVB World Championships


Stare Jablonki, Poland, May 15, 2013 – Construction has begun on the main stadium in Stare Jablonki, Poland, where the brightest stars of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour will compete in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships from July 1 to 7.

Stare Jablonki’s stadium centre will accommodate 9,000 spectators along the picturesque shores of Lake Mazury.

Staged every two years, the ninth edition of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships features 48 teams in each gender taking part. 

Poland has an extensive history of hosting beach volleyball events with the Myslowice Open and the Mazury Orlen Grand Slam in Stare Jablonki having been regular tournaments on the World Tour. It also hosted the 2011 FIVB Volleyball World League Finals in Gdansk-Sopot and will host the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship in 2014.

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