Martins Plavins Latvia

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

08 May 1985

Height

1.9m

Weight

91kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1

Sport Guides

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Martins Plavins competed in BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Did you know?

  • At London 2012, beach volleyball is being staged at Horse Guards Parade, normally reserved for the Queen's birthday celebrations.
  • Unlike volleyball, beach volleyball is played by teams of two players as opposed to teams of six.
  • A total of 24 teams compete in both the men's and women's preliminary phase. Sixteen teams will progress to the knockout stages.
  • Matches are the best of three sets, with 21 points required to win a set, and 15 in a potential third and deciding set.
  • Although only on the Olympic schedule since 1996, beach volleyball began in Santa Monica, California, in the 1920s.

Head to Head

Martins Plavins vs John Garcia-Thompson

Martins Plavins

Martins Plavins Latvia flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

7

Height

1.9m (6'3")

Weight

91kg

Age

29

John Garcia-Thompson

John Garcia-Thompson Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.92m (6'4")

Weight

92kg

Age

35

View the London 2012 medallist table