Sitting Volleyball

Estonia joins the ParaVolley family

Back in December 2019, president Branko Mihorko met with Helen Veermäe, Secretary General of Estonian Volleyball Federation to officially welcome the country to the ParaVolley family. “As Estonian volleyball is on the rise, we believe it is the right time to give a strong boost for our sitting volleyball as well. Being a member of World Paravolley gives us an …

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Hosts confirmed for the 2020 Clubs Championship Women competition final round

Following the announcement of the Clubs Championship Men competition host, it is now the turn of the Women’s competition host to be unveiled! The club of Dream Volley Pisa SSDrl Pisa (ITA) will host the final round between 15th and 17th May 2020. A total of 4 women’s teams have applied as listed below (in random order): Dream Volley Pisa …

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2020 PVE European Clubs Championship Men Drawing of Lots

The drawing of lots for the first round of the 2020 PVE European Clubs Championship competition was organised today at the Croatia Volleyball Federation in Zagreb.  It was performed by Zdravko Hranić, PVE Sports Director together with Ivana Pavić, PVE General Secretary under the supervision of neutral observer Croatian Volleyball Federation competition commissioner Krunomil Vedriš. Below is the list of …

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President Mihorko visits the “City of inclusion”

The city of Nola and Nola Città dei Gigli hosted the president of ParaVolley Europe, Branko Mihorko. Yesterday, the top executive of the body who manages the promotion and organisation of sitting volleyball at European level, visited the headquarters of the club Nola Città dei Gigli to meet the general manager and board member of ParaVolley Europe, Guido Pasciari. At …

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First round hosts confirmed for the 2020 Clubs Championship Men competition

Following the announcement from the PVE Board regarding the resurrection of the Clubs Championship competition which had stopped in 2011 and after having requested expressions of interest to host the first rounds, we are pleased to inform you that two clubs have been appointed. It will be a sitting volleyball feast in Bosnia & Herzergovina as the clubs of SKISO …

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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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