2018-12-26 13:54:00 CET

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Brouwer/Meeuwsen and Stubbe/van Iersel are the 2018 Dutch indoor champions (Photocredit: NK Beach Aalsmeer)Brouwer/Meeuwsen and Stubbe/van Iersel are the 2018 Dutch indoor champions (Photocredit: NK Beach Aalsmeer)

Hello, beach volleyball fans! Welcome to the very last edition of Beach Shorts in 2018! It has been great to have you all onboard and even though the year is about to end, we still have plenty of news from our beloved sport to share, most of them coming from Europe.

Join us and enter 2019 updated on everything beach volleyball-related!

Brouwer/Meeuwsen and Stubbe/van Iersel on top in Aalsmeer

The Dutch beach volleyball indoor championships took place last week in Aaslmeer and the teams of Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen and Joy Stubbe/Marleen van Iersel claimed the titles. The Rio 2016 Olympians took down Jasper Bouter and Sven Vismans in the men’s final while Stubbe and van Iersel prevailed over Emi van Driel and Raisa Schoon in the women’s gold medal match.

NK Beach Aalsmeer

Wat hebben wij genoten van deze editie van het NK! Nogmaals een groot dankjewel naar alle betrokkenen en we hopen jullie volgend jaar weer te zien! Tot dan!

CEV Continental Cup to start in eight cities

One of the several ways to qualify to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in beach volleyball, the Continental Cup will start in 2019 and the European Federation has already selected the eight cities that will stage the first phase of the event, between May and June. Matches will be staged in Zagreb (Croatia), Larnaca (Cyprus), London (England), Batumi (Georgia), Schinias (Greece), Bettystown (Ireland), Portoroz (Slovenia) and Novi Sad (Serbia).

Czech Republic's Marketa Sluková and Barbora Hermannová qualified to the Rio 2016 Games via Continental Cup (Photocredit: CEV)Czech Republic's Marketa Sluková and Barbora Hermannová qualified to the Rio 2016 Games via Continental Cup (Photocredit: CEV)

German Tour schedule released

One of the strongest national events in the beach volleyball world, the German Tour has announced its schedule for the 2019 season with nine tournaments, including the National Championships, which will be played between August 29 and September 1st in Timmendorfer Strand. The Tour will kick in Münster from May 10-12 and will also visit Düsseldorf, Nürnberg, Dresden, St. Peter-Ording, Fehmarn, Zinnowitz and Kühlungsborn.

Victoria Bieneck/Isabel Schneider and Julius Thole/Clemens Wickler are the reigning German champions (Photocredit: Die Techniker Beach Tour)Victoria Bieneck/Isabel Schneider and Julius Thole/Clemens Wickler are the reigning German champions (Photocredit: Die Techniker Beach Tour)

Social Media: Merry Christmas!

Christmas was celebrated earlier this week and several beach volleyball players took the chance to get together with their families and beloved ones to experience some moments of real happiness and love. Well, maybe that wasn’t the case with Rosenthal family, though…

The Rosenthal's wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!!!

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In case you missed it

Chase Budinger is joining a new partner in Casey Patterson

 

See you in 2019!

 

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