The 2017 FIVB World Tour schedule is winding down, with the Swatch FIVB World Tour Finals rapidly approaching just weeks after the Beach World Championships.
The 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship has ended with Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst taking the title away from April Ross and Lauren Fendrick in three.
Check out the highlights from Ludwig/Walkenhorst winning the final over Ross/Fredrick and more from the Beach World Championships.
Evandro and Andre Stein, the latter the youngest Beach World Champion in history, shared $60,000 for their win on Sunday.
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Olympic gold medalists Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst will vie to become the first European women’s team to claim the top spot at FIVB Beach Worlds on Saturday, but they will have to get through Americans April Ross and Lauren Fendrick first.
The Germans, who won everything there was to win in 2016, will play for their first World Championship on Saturday.
Defending Olympic gold medalists Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst are one of four teams on to the semifinals at the Beach World Championships.
Summer Ross and Brooke Sweat (above) of the USA beat Michala Kvapilova and Kristyna Kolocova in a 3 set thriller.
The competition is now down to eight teams: two American, two Brazilian, two Canadian and two German. The Brazilian pairs will face off in the quarterfinals, while the rest of the groupings are split up.