International Volleyball

Olympic Beach Volleyball Rankings, updated June 3

Olympic Beach Volleyball Rankings, updated June 3

The race for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games officially began in February 2023 in Doha, Qatar, with the Volleyball World Elite16. The 2024 season began the first week of March back in Doha, and the final event of the Olympic qualification cycle will be the Ostrava Elite16, which ends on June 9. We’ll be providing these updates for the Beach Volleyball Olympic rankings after international points-earning tournaments:

Seventeen months and untold airline miles later, it all comes down to this: A single event in a retired steel mill in the Czech Republic. Seven men’s teams and seven women’s teams are still in the hunt for a bid to the Paris Olympic Games.

Every single one of those races could be decided during Wednesday’s qualifier of the Ostrava Elite16.

If you are looking for a breakdown of what each of those teams needs to do to qualify for Paris, we have you covered here. 

A live entry list for the Ostrava Elite16 can be found here, where all eyes are on whether Sarah Pavan and Molly McBain get into the event or not. If two more teams don’t drop out, their Olympic race is over. If two teams withdraw, the race goes on, and it remains a three-way battle between Canada, Spain’s Lili Fernandez and Paula Soria, and Austria’s Klinger sisters, Dorina and Ronja for the final Olympic berth.

Below are the penultimate Olympic beach volleyball rankings following last weekend’s Stare Jablonki Challenge in Poland, where Fernandez and Soria vaulted themselves into a qualifying position with their first medal as a team, and where Dutchmen Stefan Boermans and Yorick de Groot punched their Paris ticket with a bronze of their own.

Men’s Beach Volleyball Olympic Rankings

(updated June 3 after the Stare Jablonki Challenge)

  1. David Ahman, Jonatan Hellvig, SWEDEN, 12420 (11)
  2. Anders Mol, Christian Sorum, NORWAY, 10460 (11)
  3. Andre Loyola, George Wanderley, BRAZIL, 10420 (12)
  4. Nils Ehlers, Clemens Wickler, GERMANY, 10340 (12)
  5. Ondrej Perusic, David Schweiner, Czech Republic, 9780 (11)
  6. Andy Benesh, Miles Partain, USA, 9580 (12)
  7. Evandro Goncalves, Arthur Mariano, BRAZIL, 9260 (12)
  8. Michal Bryl, Bartosz Losiak, POLAND,  9200 (12)
  9. Stefan Boermans, Yorick de Groot, NETHERLANDS, 9180 (12)
  10. Matthew Immers, Steven van de Velde, NETHERLANDS, 8880 (12)
  11. Sam Cottafava, Paolo Nicolai, ITALY, 8800 (12)
  12. Alex Brouwer, Robert Meeuwsen, NETHERLANDS, 8600 (12)
  13. Cherif Samba, Ahmed Tijan, QATAR, 8420 (12)
  14. Chase Budinger, Miles Evans, USA, 8400 (12)
  15. Adrian Gavira, Pablo Herrera, SPAIN, 8080 (12)
  16. Theo Brunner,…

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