Mehrzadselakjani targets more success at Tokyo 2020 after Worlds win

Morteza Mehrzadselakjani has not stopped winning since joining the Iranian men’s Sitting Volleyball team in 2016. The 30-year-old was fundamental in his country’s success at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Super 6 and, most recently, the 2018 World Championships in the Netherlands last month. Story courtesy of Paralympic.org Despite extending...

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Italy women big movers as latest Sitting Volleyball world rankings announced

World Championship debutants Italy were the big movers as the latest World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Rankings were published on Wednesday, marking one month since the World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships took place in the Netherlands. The Italy women’s team finished fourth in Rotterdam to move from 16th in...

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Mehrzadselakjani named International Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Month for July

Morteza Mehrzadselakjani’s star continues to shine bright after being named the International Paralympic Committee Allianz Athlete of the Month for July after his spectacular performance in Iran’s gold medal victory at the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Men’s World Championship in the Netherlands last month. At 2.46m tall, Mehrzadselakjani was...

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Event Programme for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Finalised

The full event programme of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games was confirmed on Monday including the Sitting Volleyball competitions for women and men. The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will feature up to 4,400 athletes contesting 540 medal events across 22 sports. Full story here: https://tokyo2020.org/en/news/notice/20180806-02.html

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Join the stars with a glimpse to LA2028 – Registration open for Southern California Sitting Volleyball Tournament

Join the fun at the Southern California Sitting Volleyball Tournament presented by Challenged Athletes Foundation and Aces Sitting Volleyball in San Diego. Play with USA National Sitting Volleyball players on their return from the World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships in the Netherlands. Date: August 25, 2018 Location: American Sports...

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Don’t miss the Sitting Volleyball World Championships video highlights on YouTube

Make sure you check out all the match highlights from the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships. Not only were these highlight packages made available on the World ParaVolley Facebook page immediately after each game but now, for the first time in the organisation’s history, you can access all...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics qualification update

Last week’s extremely successful World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships not only crowned our latest world champions but also saw the start of the official qualification process for Sitting Volleyball at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. With the finalists from each of the men’s and women’s World Championships qualifying for Tokyo...

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IPC, World ParaVolley, FIVB – Cooperation Creates Opportunities

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, July 26, 2018 – At a historic meeting facilitated by the IPC President, Andrew Parsons, World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM met with the FIVB General Director Fabio Azevedo during the Sitting Volleyball World Championships in the Netherlands last Friday. The informal meeting took place after all...

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World Championships has taken Sitting Volleyball to the next level – IPC President

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons has praised the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships for taking the sport ‘to the next level’. World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM met Parsons on the sidelines as the quarterfinals of the event were played in the Netherlands last week. “I...

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