Greece returns to world beach volleyball after 13 years with Ios event
Overview of Mylopotas Beach on the island of Ios with courts set up and ready for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 1* by LuxurIos, starting Friday.
Greece had last hosted a world event in 2006, when USA's Misty May-Treanor and Kerry Walsh picked up the gold medal of a women's only World Tour stop at the Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre in Athens.
The qualifiers in Ios begin Friday morning with four spots per gender in the Main Draws up for grabs. The 16-team Main Draws follow on Saturday and Sunday.
A total of 12 countries are represented in the men's qualifiers and 10 in the women's event.
Quick links - Beach volleyball:
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour
FIVB.com - Beach volleyball
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