2019-05-10 16:09:00 CET

Beach Shorts

The week in the sands of the world

Julia Sude and Karla Borger will compete in the German Tour this weekend (Photocredit: FIVB)Julia Sude and Karla Borger will compete in the German Tour this weekend (Photocredit: FIVB)

Another week is gone and that means that the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships Hamburg 2019 presented by comdirect and ALDI Nord is one week closer.

However, while late June doesn’t come, beach volleyball players continue perfecting their crafts around the planet and there’s a variety of opportunities for them to do it this week.

Join us on Beach Shorts and find out what we’re talking about!

German Tour kicks off in Münster  

One of the most relevant national events of the beach volleyball world, the German Tour, starts this week at the city of Münster, the first of nine stops scheduled for 2019. Several of the country’s top teams, including Julia Sude/Karla Borger, Kim Behrens/Cinja Tillmann, Philipp Bergmann/Yannick Harms and Alexander Walkenhorst/Sven Winter are entered in the event.

Platz 5 in Kuala Lumpur🖐🏼 Leider müssen wir uns heute unseren deutschen Kollegen Walkenhorst/Winter geschlagen geben👎🏼 Dennoch sind wir zufrieden mit dem 5. Platz und freuen uns morgen endlich wieder in die #Heimat zu fliegen 😊 Es war eine positive aber auch anstrengende Zeit - jetzt freue wir uns auf den ersten Stopp der @technikerbeachtour in #Münster 🎉 Danke für eure gedrückten Daumen und zahlreichen Nachrichten🙂 Habt ein schönes Wochenende Yannick & Philipp #HMTGMBH @autohaussteingmbh @teamsportreisen #SportLIFE @mein_rossmann #SunOzon 📸 FIVB

195 Likes, 2 Comments - Beachteam Bergmann/Harms (@bergmannharms2019) on Instagram: "Platz 5 in Kuala Lumpur🖐🏼 Leider müssen wir uns heute unseren deutschen Kollegen Walkenhorst/Winter..."

World Tour continues in Vietnam

The World Tour continues at full pace with a women-only one-star event at the Tuan Chau Island, in Vietnam. A total of 22 teams from 14 different nations are competing at the Asian event, including Austria’s Franziska Friedl/Eva Pfeefer, England’s Victoria Palmer/Jessica Grimson and Russia’s Ksenia Dabizha/Daria Rudykh.

Female teams from 14 countries are playing in Vietnam (Photocredit: FIVB)Female teams from 14 countries are playing in Vietnam (Photocredit: FIVB)

NORCECA heads to Cuba

The Caribbean is also staging some top-level beach volleyball as the Cuban city of Varadero is hosting the fourth stop of the NORCECA Tour. Three teams qualified to the World Championships are in action in the tournament – Cuba’s Sergio Gonzalez /Luis Reyes and Leila Martinez/Mailen Tamayo and Nicaragua’s Valeria Mendoza/Lolette Rodriquez.

Cuban veteran Sergio Gonzalez is headed to the World Championships in HamburgCuban veteran Sergio Gonzalez is headed to the World Championships in Hamburg

Social Media: A Brazil-Canada rally

Canadians Ben Saxton and Grant O’Gorman are in Rio de Janeiro as they prepare for the four-star event in Itapema next week. They practiced with Pedro Solberg and Vitor Felipe and their scrimmage had this nice little rally for us to watch.

Been a great week so far here in Rio! Nice little rally from Wednesday with 🇧🇷 Pedro/Vitor! @naterasport @volleyballcanada @canfund @lululemon @lululemonyvr #OSaxman #teamcanada #brasil #beachvolleyball #volleyball #canada #kitsbeach #kits #

171 Likes, 1 Comments - Grant O'Gorman (@instagrant1234) on Instagram: "Been a great week so far here in Rio! Nice little rally from Wednesday with 🇧🇷 Pedro/Vitor!..."

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See you next week!

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