Lignano is a wonderful place where to practise this sport. The images of this gallery were taken on July the 6th 2004 in the beach of Lignano Pineta and Lignano Riviera.
The spiaggiavolo ''Beach Volleyball'' was born in the United States ih the years 1920-1930 and began to spread slowly in various continents, including Europe. The advent of World War II blocks the rise. Only in the late 1980, when the FIVB starts to focus many of its efforts on its promotion, is known by athletes from many countries. The entrance to the actual Olympic disciplines (Atlanta 1996) helps to be known worldwide. The Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gave the Beach Volleyball the final consecration: it was one of the most popular sport by far, has clearly shown to possess all the characteristics to be a popularity 'media exception, thanks to high spectacular' discipline Sports, and, more importantly, the new concept of''SPORT-SHOW-ENTERTAINMENT recorded''during the entire event.