June 28, 2019 – July 7, 2019 all-day

The 2019 World Championships will run from June 28 to July 7 at the Hamburg Rothenbaum Stadium with a total prize purse of $1.000.000. About 13.000 fans will follow the 48 teams per gender on centre court. New winner teams will be crowned as the defending champions teamed up with new partners. Current world champion Laura Ludwig (Germany) is playing with Maggie Kozuch after Kira Walkenhorst had to retire form professional beach volleyball in January. On the men’s side, defending champions Evandro and Andre Loyola (Brazil) have split up. While Evandro joined forces with Olympic champion Bruno Schmidt, Andre Loyola is now playing with George Wanderley after splitting from Alison.

The tournament schedule outlines pool play until July 3 in 12 pools of four teams with the top two teams from each pool going directly to the elimination round. They will be joined by the eight best third-ranked teams. These 32 teams will continue in single-elimination play with the medal matches being played on July 6 and 7. Top favorites are Norwegian Vikings Anders Mol and Christian Sorum who have already posted three 4-star wins this season at Itapema (Brazil), Jianjiang (China) and Ostrava (Czech Republic). They will play in Pool A.


FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships

Pools Men

On the women’s side, Xiamen and The Hague winners Ana Patricia/Rebecca from Brazil will compete in Pool D. With eight centre court matches scheduled on Friday, German top team Ludwig/Kozuch will play their first match at 6pm against Warsaw silver medalists Larsen/Stockman (USA) who also won their first AVP title in Seattle last weekend. Evandro/Bruno who beat Vikings Mol/Sorum in the Warsaw final will play against Durant/Schumann (Australia) on Saturday at 2pm on centre court. For the exact court schedule, visit the official event page.

FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships

Pools Women

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