Clemens Doppler (above) and his partner Alexander Horst filled center court with 10,000 fans on Sunday.
Opening day brought with it the thrill of victory for some competition newcomers and the sting of defeat for one of the favorites on the women’s side.
With the Vienna Championships coming up in just over a week, a number of the local teams show the best transportation methods to the Danube Island.
With the 2017 World Beach Championships coming up later this month in Vienna, Austria, it is time to look at the pools and how the teams compare to each other.
Austrian veteran Clemens Doppler talked age and a home World Championships during last week’s major in Porec, Croatia.
Eight teams from seven countries collected pool titles at the Porec Major after three days of play.
Based on the current points standings, the FIVB has announced the pre-draw placement for the men’s and women’s teams competing at the Beach World Championships in Vienna next month.
The finals for the men’s side of the FIVB World League have been set in The Hague.
Two Brazilian and two USA pairs advance with byes heading into the second day of play at the FIVB World Beach Tour event in Moscow.