TOKYO (July 24, 2021) – In a normal Olympic Games, the U.S. Women’s National Team would have to shut out all the noise and keep its focus. At the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, where the stands are mostly empty due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the team is making its own noise to keep the…
In a match between four Olympic veterans, U.S. Olympic beach volleyball squad Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena came up shy in a 2-0 (21-17, 21-18) loss to Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen of the Netherlands Saturday.
In 2016, the U.S. Men’s National Team had eight players in Rio de Janeiro competing in their first Olympic Games. Even with such a young team, the U.S. Men fought back from an 0-2 pool-play start and a crushing semifinal loss to Italy to earn the bronze medal.
A balance of youth and experience combine to form the U.S. Olympic beach volleyball team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Four pairs – two women’s, two men’s – will represent the U.S. at the beach volleyball event taking place at Shiokaze Park.
USA Volleyball and Stevenson University are offering a men’s collegiate beach tournament on Sept. 11-12 in Owings Mills, Md., as part of USAV’s National Team Development Program. The event will be open to 16 pairs of male athletes who will be scouted through the USA Volleyball Scouting Network. Top finishers will have an opportunity to be invited to future NTDP programming.
With the goal of increasing participation in beach volleyball across the country, USA Volleyball and its 40 regions announces the launch of the rebranded USA Volleyball Beach Tour. With an updated logo and streamlined look, the rebranded tour will build off the momentum generated by millions watching the U.S. Beach National Teams at the Tokyo Olympics.
Three member pairs of the U.S. Beach National Team won tournaments Sunday. Chaim Schalk/Theo Brunner and Crissy Jones/Susannah Muno won their first career titles, and Emily Day/Sara Hughes clinched their first title as a pair.