Yury Bogatov (RUS)
Bogatov has been a regular feature on the European Tour since the 2017 edition. Most recently, he claimed the title of ‘King of the Snow’ together with Pavel Rakusov and Nikita Kuzmin, after taking a medal at every single stop of the 2019 European Tour, including gold from the stop held in Bakuriani, Georgia.
Ruslan Daianov (RUS)
Daianov is the reigning European champion, a feat he accomplished in 2018 together with Taras Myskiv. Moreover, he is a two-time gold medal winner from the 2019 European Tour, more specifically from the stops held in Erciyes (TUR) and St. Anton (AUT).
Michal Matyja (POL)
A real Snow Volleyball pioneer, Matyja is a four-time ‘King of the Snow’, lastly in 2017. He started playing on the Snow Volleyball circuit well before the establishment of a CEV-sanctioned European Tour.
Taras Myskiv (RUS)
Taras Myskiv won gold at the first-ever Snow Volleyball European Championship in 2018. He made a short comeback to the Snow Volleyball scene in early 2019, taking top honours from the European Tour event held in Turkey while competing with Daianov and Aleksandr Kramarenko.
Florian Schnetzer (AUT)
Schnetzer has been one of the Snow Volleyball pioneers, playing the game since its early days in the Austrian Alps. In late March 2019, Schnetzer was a member of the Austrian team that won a historic gold medal at the first-ever World Tour event held in Wagrain-Kleinarl.
Anna Dostalova (CZE)
The 2017 ‘Queen of the Snow’ together with former partner Michaela Knoblochova, with whom she has two gold medals from the European Tour, Dostalova was a member of the Czech team that somehow halted Russia’s supremacy in the 2019 European Tour by taking a bronze medal from the final stop held in St. Anton.
Ieva Dumbauskaite (LTU)
An elite Beach Volleyball player with an impressive number of medals from European and World age-group championships, Dumbauskaite claimed the Lithuanian Snow Volleyball Championship in early 2018 before securing the first-ever European title with partner Monika Povilaityte in Wagrain-Kleinarl only a couple of months later.
Uliana Lapteva (RUS)
One of the most successful players on the 2019 European Tour, Lapteva won the event held in Bakuriani (GEO). Lapteva was a member of the Russian team that won gold at the historic, first-ever World Tour event held in Wagrain-Kleinarl (AUT) in late March 2019.
Olga Motrich (RUS)
The 2019 ‘Queen of the Snow’, Motrich had an amazing season, securing four gold medals – two from European Tour events held in Erciyes (TUR) and St. Anton (AUT), and another two from the first-ever World Tour stops co-organised by FIVB and CEV in Wagrain-Kleinarl (AUT) and Plan de Corones / Kronplatz (ITA).
Monika Povilaityte (LTU)
An elite Beach Volleyball player with an impressive number of medals from European and World age-group championships, Povilaityte claimed the inaugural Lithuanian Snow Volleyball Championship in early 2018 before securing the first-ever European title with partner Ieva Dumbauskaite in Wagrain-Kleinarl only a couple of months later.