German Volleyball Association – Beach: Elite16 Cape Town

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Cape Town, South Africa: What a dream it was to debut their world tour collectively. Now mom-of-two Laura Ludwig is again on the worldwide sand after 14 months. Together with Louise Lippmann, she begins the Beach Pro Tour in Cape Town. Thanks to the wildcard, the duo can take their first steps collectively on the highest stage. Live streams on Volleyballworld.television.

Contribution of NRD earlier than the beginning of Lippmann/Ludwig in Cape Town

  • occasion web page
  • Tournament class: FIVB Beach Pro Tour – Elite16
  • When: November 2-6, 2022
  • Where: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Time distinction: Cape Town is 1 hour forward of Berlin
  • Live: Volleyballworld.television

+++ Friday, November 4 +++

  • With that, Simon Kultzer/Momme Lorenz completed the match in 4th place within the group, however with plenty of expertise towards the best possible groups. Laura Ludwig/Louise Lippmann additionally certified for the quarterfinals as third within the group.

Lippmann/Ludwig and Kotnik/Lovsin (SLO) 0:2 (17:21, 12:21)

Kulzer/Lorenz and Mol/Sorum (NOR) 0:2 (13:21, 14:21)

Lippmann/Ludwig and Suzuka/Reika (JPN) 2-0 (22:20, 21:16)

“It’s nice to see the sensation continues to be there, I find it irresistible,” Laura Ludwig mentioned of her first sport in Cape Town. “I really like racing and I used to be actually nervous however the folks in Cape Town had been very nice. They made everybody completely happy and it is an amazing feeling to be again on the pitch.”

“It’s all very new, but additionally thrilling,” added Louise Lippmann. “I’m actually excited to have the ability to play with Laura in Cape Town.”

“I might say that my mindset has remained the identical – I nonetheless have excessive expectations of myself,” says Laura Ludwig. “Maybe I’m a little bit extra affected person now, however I nonetheless wish to be 100% in all the pieces I do. I’m a little bit extra relaxed now, and I do not freak out if I’m a minute late for observe. My workforce is superb, they perceive all of it and assist me in my each day work.”

+++ Thursday, November 3 +++

Lippmann/Ludwig Stockmann/vs.Kraft (USA) 0:2 (19:21, 15:21)

v. Kulzer/Lorenz and Seidl/Waller (AUT) 0:2 (14:21, 17:21)

Kulzer/Lorenz and Berntzen/Moll (NOR) 1:2 (9:19 p.m., 8:21 a.m., 4:15 a.m.)

+++ Wednesday: November 2 +++


  • With this, Simon Kultzer/Momme Lorenz certified for the primary draw of the Elite 16 match.

Kultzer/Lorenz and Elazar/Ohana (ISR) 2-0 (21:17, 21:19)

Kulzer/Lorenz and Berczyk/Berczyk (CZE) 2-0 (21:19, 21:13)

In September 2021, Laura Ludwig performed her final match on the DM in Timmendorfer Strand earlier than occurring maternity depart. Louise Lippmann’s second World Series match awaits in Cape Town. Almost a yr after her final look for the German nationwide workforce, she made her Pro Tour debut with Anna-Lena Grüne within the Maldives, and in August the 1.90m blocker bought a style of worldwide air on the European Championships. Cape Town’s Lippmann/Ludwig sees Paris 2024 as an enormous purpose, beginning their time collectively on the seashore volleyball court docket.

German groups on the primary area:

  • Louise Lippmann/Laura Ludwig

Time desk:

  • Wednesday, November 2, 2022: Qualification
  • Thursday-Sunday, November 3-6, 2022: Main Draw

Elite 16 occasion format:

  • Teams of every gender: 16
  • 12 groups are instantly in the primary sport
  • Qualification: 16 groups
  • Group stage: 4 teams of 4 groups, particular person choice
  • Knockout Stage: Singles (Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Match, Final)
  • Prize Fund: USD 300,000 (150,000 per gender)

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