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By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The world's best players in one of Brazil's most popular sports, beach volleyball, are coming to Copacabana Beach starting on September 2nd in what is another Olympic test event. The competition 'Rio Open' is part of the FIVB World Tour and the thirteenth women’s and twelfth men’s stop on the 2015 international calendar.

The tournament will take place from September 2nd until September 6th, with the first day being reserved for qualification games. Six courts with stands for the audience have been built up on Copacabana . . .

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