Paris, France - elite16 - Beach Pro Tour 2022 - News

The recently completed Beach Pro Tour event in Paris saw international beach volleyball celebrate its return to France at one of sport’s most iconic venues, the State Roland Garros.

The tournament featured the top teams in the world, with gold going to world champions Anders Mol and Christian Sorum of Norway in the men’s category. The team ranked no. 2 in the world, Katja Stam and Raisa Schoon of the Netherlands won gold in the women's tournament.


Zoe Verge-Depre digs as the she and Swiss teammate Esmee Bobner are one of the women's teams to progress from the qualifiers


Australians Izac Carracher and Mark Nicolaidis celebrate winning their second qualification match


European champions Anastasija Samoilova and Tina Graudina begin their Paris campaign against world champions Ana Patricia Ramos and Eduarda 'Duda' Lisboa of Brazil


Barbara Seixas and Carol Solberg of Brazil send a message to the fans after a win against gold-medallists-in-the-making Raisa Schoon and Katja Stam of the Netherlands


It's Norway against Norway as Hendrik Mol attempts to block brother Anders Mol


Former indoor star Julien Lyneel of France keeps the ball in play as partner Remi Bassereau looks on


USA's Kelly Cheng serves as she and partner Betsi Flint defeat World Championship silver medallists Brandie Wilkerson and Sophie Bukovec of Canada


Qataris Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan battle Italians Samuele Cottafava and Paolo Nicolai


Dutch pair Rob Meeuwsen and Alex Brouwer defeat Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira of Spain in the quarterfinals


Duda serves as the Brazilian world champions fall to Latvians Graudina and Samoilova in the semifinals


It's celebrations for Cottafava and Nicolai as they defeat the Grimalt cousins from Chile for bronze


Fans enjoy the action at Roland Garros


Stam and Schoon discuss a point during the gold medal match


Anders Mol jumps for a serve during the men's final


Dutch pairs Stam/Schoon and Brouwer/Meeuwsen celebrate their medals in Paris together


Gold medallists Anders Mol and Christian Sorum after their match against Dutch silver medallists Alex Brouwer and Rob Meeuwsen