There have been two more Beach Volleyball Masters and two new Satellite events confirmed for the 2017 CEV beach season.
All of the additional events will take place in the month of July, starting in Ankara, Turkey with a women’s only Masters event from the 13-16. Later in the month a double-gendered Satellite will be held in Mersin, Turkey from the 27-30 of July. In between these two events are a men’s Masters and women’s Satellite event being ran side by side in Ljubljana, Slovenia for the 20-22 of July.
There are more discussions for additional Satellite events. The CEV is excited to have three Masters events being organized across Europe in the lead up to their European Championship Final in Jurmala, Latvia. Ankara and Ljubljana join Austrian Beach Volleyball ‘Mecca’ Baden where another Masters tournament will take place on June 21-25. Baden also hosts the 2017 CEV U22 Beach Volleyball European Championships.
After a successful Satellite event last May, Ankara will host their first Masters level event at the Atlantis Shopping Mall in mid-July.
With the tournament in Ljubljana will bring the beach to the city centre. A men’s Masters will run in the Slovenian capital at the same time as a women’s Satellite event.
The final CEV Beach Volleyball event in July will be held in Mersin, which is the large city and port on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey. This is the first time that the CEV will hold an event in the Mersin marina consisting of a men’s and women’s tournament. The center court matches will take place at he Mersin Marina Shopping Mall’s Anfi-Theater which will have 1,350 covered seats and will also be broadcast on television.