Beach Volleyball-FIVB, Volleyball World launch new Beach Pro Tour

Oct 9 (Reuters) – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and Volleyball World have launched a new Beach Pro Tour to replace the Beach Volleyball World Tour from 2022, they said on Saturday.

The Beach Pro Tour, an annual international beach volleyball circuit, will feature the best-ranked athletes competing at three levels — Elite16, Challenge and Futures.

With at least 30 events for each level, the prize money will exceed $8 million for 2022 and increase each year.

The 12 inaugural events will be held next year in Brazil, Switzerland, Mexico, Egypt, South Africa, China, Spain, Qatar, Australia, Latvia, the Czech