High-class Beach Volleyball starts its series in Poreč, Croatia
International Volleyball Federation’s (FIVB) most prestigious Beach Volleyball series is about to make a mark in the world of sports, and is about to push Beach Volleyball to completely new heights. Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series as part of the FIVB World Tour will start its 2015 calendar with the first stop in Poreč, Croatia, where the 32 of the world’s best men and women Beach Volleyball teams will gather from June 2-7 to provide Peškera bay with a unique sports and entertainment event.
Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series is part of the FIVB World Tour, which acts as the second part of qualifications for Summer Olympics 2016. Apart from highest profile players and teams, $800.000 prize-money per tournament, unique interaction between players and the audience and unparalleled energy, the series offers a unique entertainment whiff which promises truly outstanding events within the series. Poreč Major is the first of four tournaments, followed by Stavanger Major, Gstaad Major, and ending with an absolute season highlight – the Swatch Season Final of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Fort Lauderdale, USA.
From June 2nd Poreč will be home to the world’s best players, starting with qualifications on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, then with quarterfinals and semifinals on Friday, while the weekend June 6th and 7th will be the highlight of the tournament with women finals on Saturday and men finals on Sunday, with special surprises for the spectators. For more info visit www.swatchmajorseries.com.