Two of the winningest players in the history of women’s Beach Volleyball, Talita and Larissa will be competing in their third SWATCH FIVB World Finals (9-2 match mark) after winning the gold medal in 2015 (6-0) and placing fourth in 2016 (3-2). Qualifying for Hamburg as the top-ranked team on the 2017 FIVB World Tour points list, Talita and Larissa placed third earlier this month at the 2017 FIVB World Championships in Vienna. With both players making their FIVB World Tour debuts in 2002, Larissa ranks first all-time in gold medals (62), podium placements (104), “final four” finishes (111) and match wins (795) in 150 events to date. Talita ranks among the top 10 in gold medals (34), podium placements (67) and “final four” finishes (67) in 164 events. Talita is first in FIVB World Tour matches played at 969 followed by Larissa at 940). Talita and Larissa formed their partnership in July 2014 and finished as the top team on the FIVB World Tour in 2015. Both are three-time Olympians with Larissa a bronze medal winner at the London 2012 Summer Games with Juliana.