Everything is ready in Milan for the CRAI Milan Volleyball Week which will begin with the stage of the Absolute Italian Championship of Beach Volleyball, in the program from 14 to 16 June, and will conclude with the three days of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League male in new PalaLido-Allianz Cloud from 21 to 23 June, making the capital of lombardy, the capital of the volleyball for an entire week, including Beach Volleyball, indoor volleyball and various side events.
You will lift so the curtain on theedition number 26 of the Absolute Italian Championship of Beach Volleyball, which this year includes the five stages of the Final Scudetto and the Coppa Italia, starting from Milan on the 14th of June and ends on September 1 Catania in the Coppa Italia, passing through the stages of Cesenatico, Cagliari, Ciro Marina, Palinuro and Caorle, which will host the championship final.
Among the novelties of this edition, the highlight is the awarding of a Wild Card for the FIVB Rome Finals, scheduled from 4 to 8 September 2019 at the Foro Italico, the couples (a male and a female) that receive the highest score in the stages of the Italian Absolute Championship until Palinuro included.
Record numbers for the first stage in Milan of the Italian Absolute Championship with over 350 registered athletes a confirmation of the growth trend that has characterized the discipline over the last few years, with an increase of 66% in the number of participants from the edition 2017 to 2018, both male and female.
All on the field on Friday 14 June (from 8.30 to 19.30) for the day of qualifying, which will take part in 48 pairs-male and 48 female. Of these, 6 will reach the 10 pairs already admitted to the main draw, with games scheduled between Saturday and Sunday.
Will be the charming scenery of the Castello Sforzesco as a frame for the Central Field of Largo Beltrami field which will bet the cameras of Rai Sport on Sunday, while the other two fields will be set up at the Quanta Village – Via Assietta Milano and at the Paradise Beach of Via Boccaccio in Sesto San Giovanni, two of the many schools of Beach Volleyball, Milan.
To open the week in milan, to Beach Volleyball, the stages of the Italian Championship U19 (10-11 June) and U21 (12-13 June). To the winners of the stage, U21 male and female will be awarded the Wild Card that will give you access to the Main Draw of the stage on the weekend of the Italian Absolute Championship, while the pairs runners-up will be awarded a Wild Card for the qualifications.
In addition to those provided for the stage of the national championship of youth, the federation (FIPAV) has assigned to it three other Wild Card, in particular to the pair formed by Giulia Pisani and Michela Culiani, enter in the Main Draw of women, and the couple formed by Ilaria Ottaviani and Camilla Mingardi that will take part in the qualifications. The male stands out, the Wild Card has been awarded for the Main Draw at the brazilian national of Qatar, and Jefferson Santos Pereira and Julio Cesar Do Nascimento.
(Source: press release)