ParaVolley Europe 2015 General Assembly

ParaVolley Europe held it’s biennial General Assembly in Warendorf, Germany on October 4th, 2015.  The PVE Board was very pleased with the turnout, having almost 90% of all their member nations in attendance. Among other agenda items, the GA included the election of three Board members.  Mr. Maciej Chodzko-Zajko (GBR)...

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Today in Warendorf – Final Day!

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA ARE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS IN MEN’S SITTING VOLLEYBALL! Today was the final day of matches at the 2015 ParaVolley Europe Men’s Sitting Volleyball Championships, and what an eventful day it was! Bosnia & Herzegovina emerged as the gold medal winners, defeating Germany in the final match by a...

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Today in Warendorf – Day 5

A big day today at the 2015 ParaVolley Europe Men’s Sitting Volleyball Championships in Warendorf! Today saw an incredible semi-final match between Germany and Russia, the winner of which could qualify for the Rio2016 Paralympic Games, depending on the result of the second semi-final between Bosnia & Herzegovina and the...

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Today in Warendorf – Day 4

Pool play was completed yesterday, and the final rounds began today with some great match-ups.  In today’s Quarter Final action, the victors were Germany, Russia, Ukraine, and Bosnia Herzegovina. Results (Oct 5th): Team 1 Team 2 Round Scores GER AZE QF 3:0 25:13, 25:16, 27:25 RUS NED QF 3:0 25:15,...

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Today in Warendorf – Day 3

Today the final matches of the round-robin took place with teams competing for a place in the quarter-final round.  For a third day in a row we saw a five-set match, this time it was Ukraine who managed to defeat Azerbaijan in a tough 5th set, 15-10. On Monday the...

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Today in Warendorf – Day 2

Day two of the ParaVolley Europe is now completed!  The match of the day was Hungary versus Serbia, with Hungary taking the match by only two points in the fifth and final set. Results (Oct 3): Team 1 Team 2 Result Scores HUN SRB 3:2 13:25, 25:20, 25:21, 14:25, 15:13...

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Today in Warendorf – Day 1

The ParaVolley Europe  Sitting Volleyball Championships got underway today with six matches.  Day one saw some great competition in all matches, with Italy participating in it’s first ParaVolley Europe Championship, and the RUS-AZE match going to five sets! Results – October 2nd Team 1 Team 2 Result Scores BIH HUN...

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Mover & Shaker | Stéphane Girodat (FRA)

Working his magic at Volley-Club Sarrebourg in France. 1 – How did you get involved in Sitting Volleyball? I found out about Sitting Volleyball during the Paralympic Games several years ago.  I was aware of what thepractice of the sport could bring out in disabled people.  As a result, when...

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Who is Rio bound for Sitting Volleyball?

After a busy month’s of Sitting Volleyball action in both Africa and the Americas, we are delighted to list below an updated list of those teams who have confirmed their qualification for Rio 2016. This leaves two spots available for both Men’s and Women’s teams, one berth is up for...

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Final Results from Toronto

Thanks to Toronto, the Organizing Committee, the great volunteers, Technical Officials and all the participants for a great week at the 2015 Parapan Am Sitting Volleyball competition. The Parapan Am Games provided a great week of volleyball for the athletes, coaches and spectators. Kudos to the Toronto organizing committee, the...

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