Sitting Volleyball

Young sitting volleyball players in the spotlight – Sit2Play

Sport is not just about wins and medals, it is also an important tool in society as it plays an integral part in social inclusion. With this in mind the Erasmus+ project SIT2PLAY was developed to promote and help change the perception of disability through sports. The Volleyball Federation of Slovenia organised the first test tournament for young players aged …

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Rio Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Floor Finds a Home in Poland

The 2016 Rio Paralympics Sitting Volleyball floor has found a home in Gliwice (POL) where the coach of the National Men’s team Adam Malik has a sitting volleyball section. Following the generous donation from the Gerflor Group with the help of World ParaVolley, the floor was up for grab for any nations who fulfilled the conditions below: the federation should …

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Slovenia, Czech Republic, Turkey, Serbia on the line to host future PVE events

Budapest, Hungary, 20 July 2019 – With all the ParaVolley family of Europe (and also some from farther afield) gathered in Budapest for the 2019 Sitting Volleyball European Championships, ParaVolley Europe seized the opportunity to present candidates for future continental events. The Czech Republic, Turkey and Serbia have presented bids for the 2021 and 2023 Division A European Championships, it …

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PVE Motion approved at EPC General Assembly

At the 2019 EPC General Assembly and Conference which took place in Netanya (ISR) between 3rd and 5th May, ​ParaVolley Europe submitted a request that sitting volleyball be added to the 2021 European Para Youth Games programme with a view to having the sport included as a core part of the event from 2023. The motion was successfully backed by …

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2019 EuroSittingVolley Gets Dedicated Website!

With just over two months to go until Europe’s elite gather in the Hungarian capital for the 2019 European Sitting Volleyball Championships – Men & Women, the dedicated website for the event has been launched today. Please read more about it on the competition website here!

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#Sit2Play Website now live

We are pleased to announce that the website www.sit2play.eu is officially online.  The SIT2PLAY Project will develop an inclusive, fun and engaging sport called Inclusive Sitting Volley which will leverage on the benefits of traditional volleyball, one of the most relevant team sports in Europe. SIT2PLAY will address the concepts of “disability” and “diversity” in sports in a new way, turning around …

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PVE Rankings Updated

Further to the Qualifying tournament for the European Championship Men, the rankings have been updated. Click here to view the new Men rankings.

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Sit2Play Launch Meeting

ParaVolley Europe President, Branko Mihorko, and Development Director, Richard Stacey Chapman, visited the Italian Volleyball Federation (FIPAV) headquarters in Rome from 19-20th February for the kick-off meeting of the Sit2Play project. The project, which is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, will develop an inclusive format of sitting volleyball to allow young people with physical and mental …

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Successful Men European Championship Qualification Tournament

The Qualification Tournament Men for the last two spots at the 2019 European Sitting Volleyball Championships took place last week in Porec (CRO) and was a success across all levels. The event was organised jointly by ParaVolley Europe and OK Porec and welcomed 7 men’s teams who battled it out to qualify for the #EuroSittingVolley scheduled for July in Budapest …

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Hungarian ParaSport Day

“Being disabled doesn’t mean being a loser.” In Hungary after the approval of the Hungarian Parliament in 2017 and for the second time this year , February 22nd is officially Hungarian Parasport Day. It is a symbolic date as on the 22nd of February 1970 the first disabled Parasport club was established in Hungary. Last Friday 423 schools and 112 …

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