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FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
MAZURY 2013 MEDIA GUIDE
HANSEL & SCHÜTZENHÖFER
Together since: 2013 (6)
The partnership between Barbara Hansel and Katharina Schützenhöfer
features one of the FIVBWorldTour’s most experienced campaigners in
Barbara Hansel, with one of the bright young things of Austrian sport
in Katharina Schützenhöfer. They only teamed up at the start of 2013
at the Fuzhou Open and then competed in the Shanghai, Corrientes
and The Hague Grand Slams on the World Tour. From 2008 until 2012
the 29-year-old Hansel played alongside Sara Montagnolli. Together
they won silver at the 2011 CEV European Championships and her
only FIVB medal with bronze at the 2010 Marseille Open. She also
competed at the 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2011 World Championships.
The 19-year-old Schützenhöfer is a veteran of the age-group
competitions. She has featured at two U19 World Champs, the 2012
U21 World Championships and this year reached the quarterfinals of
the inaugural U23 World Championships and claimed bronze at the
U21 World Championships alongside Lena Plesiutschnig.
MOST RECENT TEAM RESULTS
Year Tournament
Country Category Rk Prize money
2013
The Hague
NED GS
41
0
2013
Baden
AUT
MST
9
750
2013
Corrientes
ARG GS
9
5,500
2013
Shanghai
CHN GS
33
0
2013
Fuzhou
CHN OPEN 17
1,200
2013
Antalya
TUR
SAT
13
150
AUT