(ANSA) – ROME, JUN 09 – One day after the presentation of the world championships in Rome, beach volleyball doubles, and Fipav launches the 2022 absolute national championship at the Foro Italico, now in its 29th edition and with a high number of stages organized throughout the Italian territory. The curtain will rise in Albissola Marina on 10-12 June and will end on 4 September in Caorle. The “Gold” events scheduled in Bellaria Igea Marina (24-26 June), an event that is giving away the Italian Cup and will then continue in Termoli from 29 to 31 July and Caorle (2-4 September), where they will be awarded national titles.
“We at Fipav have a peculiarity, we like to talk with facts – said Giuseppe Manfredi, president of federvolley – The beach is not the younger brother of volleyball, it is something that must not be said, and the investment we are making in this movement it is important at both national and league level “.
For a movement “in great growth” as also remembered by the vice president of Fipav, Luciano Cecchi. The teams competing in the national championship will be 34 (17 in the men and the same number in the women) and to win the Scudetto of the national championships will be the couple who will have scored the most points, taking into consideration only the best four results among all the stages. played in the Absolute Italian Championship and Gold. And the favorites, needless to say, are Nicolai and Cottafava, starting tomorrow in the world championships in Rome and fresh winners in Latvia in the Elite 16 tournament where they beat the Qatari Cherif-Ahmed, Olympic bronzers.
“The victory arrived early also for our expectations – Nicolai said -. We had discovered from the first stages that we were playing with everyone. From there to think of winning a tournament, however, we need some. We are happy and we think we have it. deserved. The victories give solidity to the courses. It is a victory that gives us awareness “. Not only for the world championships, but also for the national championship. (HANDLE).