April Ross and Alix Klineman from the United States won the gold medal in the women's beach volleyball by defeating Australia's Mariafe Artacho del Solar and Taliqua Clancy in the final on Friday...
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The women's beach volleyball tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, took place at the Shiokaze Park. The competition was held from 24 July to 6 August 2021. It was originally scheduled to take place from 25 July to 8 August 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IOC and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced on 24 March 2020 that the 2020 Summer Olympics would be delayed to 2021. Because of this pandemic, the games were played behind closed doors. Twenty four teams wit
Beach Volleyball news, videos, live streams, schedule, results, medals and more from the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Origins. Beach volleyball was a demonstration sport at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, at which Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the men's tournament, and Karolyn Kirby and Nancy Reno won the women's. Beach volleyball was introduced as an official Olympic sport in 1996. A total of 24 teams take part in each beach volleyball Olympic tournament.
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The U.S. women's beach volleyball team of Sarah Sponcil and Kelly Claes was ousted from Olympic play Sunday after a twice-reversed challenge ultimately went in favor of their Canadian opponents.
Perhaps the most telling indicator of collegiate beach volleyball’s influence came in the first domestic tournament of 2021, which was held a week after the Olympics.