Vienna World Championships To Offer $1 Million In Prize Money

  0 Carly DeMarque | July 26th, 2017 | Beach, FIVB Majors Series, FIVB World Tour, News, Pro Beach


  • July 28 to August 6
  • Vienna Centre Court, Vienna, Austria
  • Co-ed
  • Championships
  • Event Site

The 2017 Vienna Beach World Championships is set to begin this week with a $1 million purse prize. In total, each gender will be awarded $500,000 in prize money broken up by their finish in the competition.

The winners of the both the men’s and women’s competition will earn $60,000 to split along with 800 FIVB World Ranking points. The second place team will receive $45,000 while the third and fourth place teams will take home $35,000 and $28,000, respectively.

There will be a total of four fifth place finishers that will be awarded $18,000 per team, eight ninth place finishers taking home $11,000 per team. There will be 16 17th place finishers earning $7,000 per team, four 33rd place finishers at $4,800 per team and finally 12 37th place finishers earning $3,400 per team.

The $1 million purse prize is the same amount that was awarded in 2015 when the competition was in the Netherlands. In the Netherlands, Bruno Schmidt/Alison Cerutti took home the top prize for the men while Agatha Bednarczuk/Barbara Seixas won the women’s side for a Brazilian sweep of the event. Bednarczuk/Seixas are no longer partners – Bednarczuk teamed up with Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa while Seixas is now with Fernanda Alves.

Below is the breakup of monies being awarded at the World Championships:

Rank Prize Money Per Team in USD Total Prize Money Per Place in USD
1st x 1 $60,000.00 $60,000.00
2nd x 1 $45,000.00 $45,000.00
3rd x 1 $35,000.00 $35,000.00
4th x 1 $28,000.00 $28,000.00
5th x 4 $18,000.00 $72,000.00
9th x 8 $11,000.00 $88,000.00
17th x 16 $7,000.00 $112,000.00
33rd x 4 $4,800.00 $19,200.00
37th x 12 $3,400.00 $40,800.00

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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