In 2021 the Beach Volleyball Major Series will be held in Hamburg - in front of 13,000 enthusiastic fans in the tennis stadium at Rothenbaum.
Last year, the Beach Volleyball World Championships thrilled an entire city. Hamburg was able to show its best and most athletic side at the successful event in the stadium at the Rothenbaum. 96 men's and women's teams competed in 2019 in the hope of going home with the world championship title. And in 2020, the sport of volleyball is also expected to sweep the Hanseatic city away. This time you can follow the third tournament of the Beach Volleyball World Series and enjoy the excitement.
The Beach Volleyball World Series has been held internationally since 1990 and is divided into the "Majors", "Grand Slams" and "Open". The World Tour Final is held every two years with the 24 best teams (ladies and gentlemen). One million euros in prize money await the winning team.
Further information about the Hamburg Major 2021 will be available here soon.
2019 was a spectacular year for sport in Hamburg
Before the gates of the Rothenbaum stadium opened, World Cup defending champion Laura Ludwig and her partner Margareta Kozuch transformed the Elbe into the venue for a maritime match against Marketá Sluková and Barbora Hermannová. The floating court on the Elbe, directly in front of the Elbphilharmonie, was not only for fans of the sport a real sports event of excellence. 75 tons of sand had to be loaded onto the floating pontoon in order to offer the players a field of play. However, the beach volleyball players first had to get used to the court of a different kind: "It was a bit difficult to keep the balance because everything was moving. But it was great fun playing volleyball on the Elbe," Kozuch said. Despite fears that a lot of balls would go overboard, the players only lost two balls to the Elbe.
After this opening, in which fun was in the center of attention, the focus is now on the upcoming World Championship. "I hope that things will go even better at the World Cup than at the shooting and things went very well there already. That gives us hope for the World Cup. We definitely want a better ranking than the ninth place two years ago in Vienna," concluded Sluková.