After two rounds of qualifying, two Ukrainian sides, two from Germany and one each from France, Russia, Lithuania and Italy earned the right to move on to the Kish main draw of the Kish Island Three Star.
The FIVB World Tour has been on break for about a month but the participants for the MICA Mall Kish Island Open from February 19-24 have been announced.
New American duos Casey Patterson/Stafford Slick and Billy Allen/Ryan Doherty were among the winners in the first round of pool play at the DELA Beach Open on Thursday.
Three of the eight matches went the distance in the second round of qualifying at the DELA Beach Open Thursday…
Americans Bill Kolinske and Miles Evans and Sean Rosenthal and Trevor Crabb are among the 16 teams that advanced to the second round of men’s qualifying at the DELA Beach Open in the Hague.
Americans Bill Kolinske and Miles Evans moved on to Saturday’s semifinals with a straight set win over Australia’s Paul Burnett and Joshua Court (21-14, 21-12).
Dutch duo Joy Stubbe and Madelein Meppelink and Italian pair Marco Caminati and Enrico Rossi won the titles at the Aalsmeer One Star on Sunday. American teams took silver (men’s) and bronze (women’s).
Streaming video of the Aalsmeer One Star is available through the Dutch volleyball YouTube channel.
The 1-star FIVB World Tour event in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands is set to begin on October 26 with the qualification round that will include three American duos, along with two teams in reserve.
At the conclusion of the third tournament in the 2017 NORCECA Continental Tour in Ochos Rios, Jamaica, two United States pairs…