FIVB announces Hamburg as host of 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships
January 24, 2018
The FIVB has announced that Hamburg, Germany will host the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, as the federation continues to secure world-class cities to host its flagship events
Hamburg has been the home of the FIVB World Tour Finals for two consecutive seasons and will stage the tournament at the Am Rothenbaum Stadium.
Germany is also one of the countries within the FIVB’s Nucleus Project – a new strategy aimed at raising the professional standard of volleyball by focusing development on key individual markets.
FIVB President, Ary Graça, said: “Germany is a key market for the FIVB and we are delighted that Hamburg is committed to delivering major FIVB beach volleyball events and showcasing the great appeal and popularity of our sport.
“I have no doubt that the city will be an excellent host for the 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships, and will build up on the success of the 2017 edition staged in Vienna. This event always demonstrates the FIVB’s core principles of skill, athleticism and teamwork, acting as one to achieve the ultimate success.”