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Misty May-Treanor

Misty Elizabeth May-Treanor is a retired American professional beach volleyball player. She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, and as of August 2012, the most successful female beach volleyball player with 112 individual championship wins in domestic and international competition.


Kerri Walsh Jennings

Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings is an American professional beach volleyball player, three-time Olympic gold medalist, and a one-time Olympic bronze medalist. She is the beach volleyball career leader in both career victories and career wins as of 2016, with 133 victories and $2,542,635 in winnings.

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Morgan Beck

Morgan Miller is an American professional beach volleyball player and model.


Logan Tom

Logan Maile Lei Tom is an American indoor volleyball and beach volleyball player. She is a four-time Olympian at the outside hitter position. At age 19, Logan became the youngest woman ever to be selected for an American Olympic volleyball team when she competed at the 2000 Games in Sydney. She is a skilled all-around player who brings stability to the American serve receive and defense, while also providing the team with a solid attack and block at the net. In Beijing, Tom helped Team USA win a silver medal and was named Best Scorer.


Micah Christenson

Micah Makanamaikalani Christenson is an American volleyball player, a member of the United States men's national volleyball team and Italian club Cucine Lube Civitanova. Christenson was NORCECA Champion 2013, gold medalist of World League 2014 and 2015 World Cup, and bronze medalist in Olympic Games 2016.


April Ross

April Elizabeth Ross is an American professional beach volleyball player. She won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics with Jennifer Kessy, and a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics with Kerri Walsh Jennings. Ross and Kessy were also the 2009 Beach Volleyball World Champions.


Marta Menegatti

Marta Menegatti is an Italian beach volleyball player.


Sara Hughes

Sara Elizabeth Hughes is an American beach volleyball player. With teammate Summer Ross, she achieved a career-high world ranking of No. 9 in August 2018. Hughes has won three tournaments on the AVP Pro Tour, as well as a gold and a bronze medal on the FIVB World Tour.


Sinjin Smith

Christopher St. John "Sinjin" Smith is a professional beach volleyball player. He won one U.S. championship and two World championships with Randy Stoklos.


Phil Dalhausser

Philip "Phil" Peter Dalhausser is an American professional beach volleyball player, playing as a blocker. He and his former playing partner, Todd Rogers, were the 2007 AVP Tour and FIVB world champions.


Laura Ludwig

Laura Ludwig is a German professional beach volleyball player, playing as a defender. Currently forming a pair with compatriot Kira Walkenhorst, she represents Hamburger SV and has won four European championships. She won the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She added another medal, Gold, at the 2016 World Tour Finals in Toronto. In 2017, she and Walkenhorst won the World Championship in Vienna.


Holly McPeak

Holly McPeak is a retired American beach volleyball player.


Kira Walkenhorst

Kira Katarina Walkenhorst is a German beach volleyball player, playing as a blocker. She has an older brother Alexander Walkenhorst who is a professional beach volleyball player and a younger sister Pia Walkenhorst who also plays beach volleyball.


Neslihan Demir

Neslihan Demir, is a Turkish volleyball star, currently playing for Galatasaray. She is one of the most successful athletes of Turkey and has been among FIVB Heroes. She represented her country as the flag-bearer at the 2012 Summer Olympics Parade of Nations and the official advertisement face of Turkey for the 2020 Summer Olympics candidateship along with basketballer Hedo Türkoğlu. Her position is opposite-hitter and she has won a lot of personal awards in international tournaments. She studied at Gazi University.


Álvaro Morais Filho

Álvaro Magliano de Morais Filho is a Brazilian male beach volleyball player. Early in his adolescence, Álvaro liked to play soccer. By the influence of his father, who practices beach volleyball, Álvaro began venturing onto the sand and as he says himself: "I have become hooked to beach volleyball". He played with Vitor Felipe from 2007 to the middle of the 2011 season, when he started a partnership with Moisés. Over the years, he also played with Fábio Luiz, Benjamin, Luciano and Thiago. In March 2013, he started playing with Ricardo Santos, a world class Olympic Games gold medalist player. This partnership proved to be outstanding and led Álvaro and Ricardo to finish the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship Mazury 2013 in second place. Furthermore, Álvaro also won the prize of Most Valuable Player of the tournament. FIVB said that "... the tournament's Most Valuable Player Alvaro Filho not only performed superbly on the sand but the statistics also reflected how well he played. The 22-year-old topped the most number of spikes and digs illustrating how often he was served to while impressing with his back court play".