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U.S. Teams Ready for Beach World Champs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2019) – A total of nine U.S. teams are gearing up for the highly anticipated 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, which will take place in Hamburg, Germany. This prestigious event serves as a qualifying opportunity for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

U.S. Women’s Teams

The top-seeded U.S. teams on the women’s side include Alix Klineman/April Ross at No. 5. This will mark Klineman’s debut at the World Championships, while Ross has previously competed in six championships, winning gold in 2009 and silver in 2017.

Other U.S. women’s teams participating in the tournament are Sara Hughes/Summer Ross (No. 11), Kelley Larsen/Emily Stockman (No. 15), Sara Sponcil/Kelly Claes (No. 16), and Brooke Sweat/Kerri Walsh Jennings (No. 18). Sweat/Walsh Jennings received a wild card berth into the World Championships. Walsh Jennings has achieved great success in the past, winning three gold medals in 2003, ’05, and ’07 with Misty May-Treanor.

U.S. Men’s Teams

On the men’s side, the United States’ top-seeded team is Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena at No. 6, with Jake Gibb/Taylor Crabb closely following at No. 7. Dalhausser previously won the World Championships in 2007 and finished third in 2009.

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Other U.S. men’s teams competing in the tournament include Tri Bourne/Trevor Crabb at No. 13 and Billy Allen/Stafford Slick at No. 29.

Exciting Tournament Conclusion

The 12th edition of the FIVB World Championships will culminate in thrilling medal matches, with the women’s finals on July 6 and the men’s finals on July 7. The victorious teams will share a substantial $60,000 first-place prize.

NBC Sports will be broadcasting a total of 72 hours of the Beach Volleyball World Championships, with live coverage starting on Friday, June 28, at Noon ET. You can catch the live stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

FAQs

Q: How many U.S. teams will be participating in the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships?

A: A total of nine U.S. teams are set to compete in the tournament.

Q: Who are the top-seeded U.S. women’s teams?

A: The top-seeded U.S. women’s teams are Alix Klineman/April Ross at No. 5.

Q: Who are the top-seeded U.S. men’s teams?

A: The top-seeded U.S. men’s teams are Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena at No. 6.

Summary

The U.S. is bringing a strong contingent of nine teams to compete in the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships. With top-seeded women’s teams like Alix Klineman/April Ross and experienced men’s teams like Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena, the U.S. is poised to make a significant impact in the tournament. Don’t miss out on the exhilarating action as the athletes battle for a chance to qualify their countries for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Tune in to NBC Sports for extensive coverage of the Beach Volleyball World Championships. Visit the official website for more information and to stay updated on the latest results and highlights.

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