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FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
MAZURY 2013 MEDIA GUIDE
LUDWIG & WALKENHORST
Together since: 2013 (8)
One of the most recognisable faces on the FIVB World Tour, Laura
Ludwig began 2013 with a new partner in Kira Walkenhorst after
long-time team-mate Sara Goller retired at the end of 2012. Ludwig
played alongside Goller at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and the
London 2012 Olympic Games, as well as four FIVB Beach Volleyball
World Championships.Walkenhorst made her World Tour debut at the
2012
Rome Grand Slam where she played alongside Geescke Banck.
That year she also won gold at the CEV U23 European Championships
with Chantal Laboureur. Since teaming up they have played at the
Fuzhou Open and at Shanghai, The Hague and Rome Grand Slams
with encouraging results – and they also finished second at the
Antalya Satellite Tournament. In 2007, Ludwig was voted ‘Most
Improved Player’ on the World Tour and ‘Best Offensive Player’ in
2011.
MOST RECENT TEAM RESULTS
Year Tournament
Country Category Rk Prize money
2013
Rome
ITA
GS
9
5,500
2013
The Hague
NED GS
9
5,500
2013
Münster
GER
NT
3
0
2013
Hamburg
GER
NT
3
0
2013
Nordernay
GER
NT
3
0
2013
Shanghai
CHN GS
5
10,000
2013
Fuzhou
CHN OPEN 25
800
2013
Antalya
TUR
SAT
2
975
GER