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FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
MAZURY 2013 MEDIA GUIDE
ZUMKEHR & HEIDRICH
Together since: 2013 (8)
Long-time Swiss number one Nadine Zumkehr teamed up with
promising youngster Joana Heidrich at the start of 2013. They
have made steady progress together and made it out of the pools
at the Shanghai, Corrientes and The Hague Grand Slams. Then they
reached the quarterfinals of the Rome Grand Slam. Heidrich is one
of the highest-rated young players on the World Tour having won the
FIVB U21 World Championships in 2011, alongside Nina Betschart.
Zumkehr, who is playing in her fourth World Championships, also
served notice of her potential at an age-group tournament, when
she and Muriel Graessli finished fourth at the 2005 U21 World
Championships. They then played the 2008 season together before
Zumkehr teamed up with Simone Kuhn at the start of the following
year. Together they became the first Swiss women’s team to win a
FIVB gold medal, at the Sanya Open in China and they added a second
World Tour gold at the 2012 Rome Grand Slam.
MOST RECENT TEAM RESULTS
Year Tournament
Country Category Rk Prize money
2013
Rome
ITA
GS
5
10,000
2013
The Hague
NED GS
17
3,700
2013
Baden
AUT
MST
2
4,000
2013
Corrientes
ARG GS
9
5,500
2013
Zurich
SUI
NT
4
0
2013
Shanghai
CHN GS
17
3,700
2013
Fuzhou
CHN OPEN
9
2,000
2013
Antalya
TUR
SAT
17
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