ParaVolley Pulse Special Edition – Sitting Volleyball World Championships review

Check out a special edition of the World ParaVolley newsletter with a great look back at all the excitement and drama from the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships held in the Netherlands in July. Relive the moment when Russia knocked over Olympic champs USA in the women’s World...

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Tokyo 2020: Sitting Volleyball dates confirmed

The competition schedule for Sitting Volleyball has been confirmed by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee as part of its overall sport competition plan for the Paralympic Games, with the first serve set for 28 August running through to 6 September. Just like at Rio 2016, six days of Sitting Volleyball competition...

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Invictus Games – Georgia aiming for back to back Sitting Volleyball gold

Sitting Volleyball pool play at the Invictus Games was completed on Monday with Poland, Georgia, the United Kingdom, and Estonia all topping their respective groups to qualify for Tuesday’s finals. Main Photo: Poland beat France in the opening match in pool play 2-1 (12-21, 22-20, 15-13). (C/O) Invictus Games Sydney...

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Invictus Games – Afghanistan’s Sitting Volleyball team lifted by the locals

The Afghanistan sitting volleyball team won the majority of the crowd’s support during the pool competition at the Genea Netball Centre on Monday, despite not winning either of their pool games. Story courtesy of Invictus Games Main Photo: Afghanistan players celebrate winning a point against Team UK in their sitting volleyball...

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Invictus Games – Sitting Volleyball service leads to late call-up for Australian veteran

Samual Maraldo seems to have the knack for timing. Just as the former electronic technician’s departure from the Royal Australian Navy was being processed, preparations were underway for the inaugural Invictus Games in London in 2014, and he received an unexpected call-up. Four years later, Maraldo was helping out the...

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Invictus Games – Sitting Volleyball – One week to go

Make sure you keep up with the latest from the Sitting Volleyball at the Invictus Games in Sydney, Australia with this dedicated webpage. The Sitting Volleyball competition will take place on 22 & 23 October in the Genea Netball Centre and Quaycentre. The previous three editions of the Invictus Games has...

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Asian Para Games – Sitting Volleyball – Iran and China’s treble triumph

Iran and China continued their dominance of men’s and women’s Sitting Volleyball, winning the Asian Para Games title for the third consecutive time at Indonesia 2018. Both finals on Thursday ended in a 3-0 victory; Iran beat China in the men’s event while China defeated Iran in the women’s final....

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Erik Kaskabayev – Kazakhstan setter grateful for second chance through Sitting Volleyball

Thirty-two-year-old Kazakhstan setter Erik Kaskabayev started playing Sitting Volleyball in 2002 when he was 16. The coach of the local club of Kyzylordq City invited him to play, marking the debut of his international sport career three years later. Erik is very grateful for Sitting Volleyball as it offered him...

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