The FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH World Tour gets underway on Sunday with the Brazil Open and you can watch all the action live at Bwin.
The 2012 FIVB World Tour starts this weekend with 74 teams in the men’s draw and 69 teams in the women’s draw from 35 different countries will open up their account in Brazil.
The road to the 2012 London Olympic Games resumes as 16 of the 24 teams in each gender will be determined through year-long Olympic rankings on the FIVB SWATCH World Tour.
The top men’s team entering the 2012 season are Brazil’s reigning World Tour Champions. Alison Cerutti and Emanuel Rego earned five gold medals last season including the FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH World Championships in Rome.
Countries with teams officially entered in the Brasília Open double-gender event are Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Venezuela.
The gold medal teams in each gender in the Brazil Open will each split $30,000, the silver $21,000, the bronze $15,000 and fourth place $11,200.
The women’s medal matches will be held next Friday, April 20 and the men’s medal matches will be played on Sunday, April 22.
To watch live action from the FIVB Brazil Open just follow these simple step:
- Go to Bwin and sign-up or register (it's free)
- Click on Sports > Live Streaming
- Watch the Brazil Open Live