German Volleyball Association – Beach: Elite16 Doha

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The first Elite 16 event and the beginning of the Pro Tour 2023 will probably be held in Qatar. The event is the primary event to depend in the direction of the qualifying spherical for the 2024 Olympics in Paris, which started on January 1. Four nationwide groups began in Doha. Qualifying begins on Wednesday. Live streams can be found at Volleyballworld.television.

  • occasion web page
  • Tournament class: FIVB Beach Pro Tour – Elite16
  • When: February 1-5, 2023
  • Where: Doha, Qatar
  • Time distinction: Doha is 2 hours forward of Berlin
  • Live Streaming: Volleyballworld.television

+++ Friday, February 3: important draw +++

16:30 (GMT): Muller/Tillmann vs. Nuss/Klot (USA)

15:40 (GMT): Ehlers/Wickler vs. Losiak/Bril (POL)

13:10 (GMT): Borger/Ittlinger and Ana Patricia/Duda (BRA)

12:20 (German time): Ehlers/Wickler vs. tba

7.00 (GMT): Müller/Tilman vs Pavan/Bukovec (CAN)

+++ Thursday, February 2: important draw +++

16:00 (GMT): Borger/Ittlinger vs Stam/Schoon (NED)

11.00 (German time): Muller/Tillman and Cannon/Sponsil (USA)

10.00 (GMT): Ehlers/Wickler vs. Vitor Felipe/Renato (BRA)

7.00 (German time): Borger/Ittlinger vs. Samoilova/Graudina (LAT)

+++ Wednesday, February 1: Qualification +++

  • This places Carla Borger/Sandra Ittlinger in the primary draw for the Elite16 in Doha.

Borger/Ittlinger and Taiana Lima/Hegeile (BRA) 2:1 (19:21, 21:14, 15:10)

Lorenz/Reinhardt vs Seidl/Waller (AUT) 0:2 (11:21, 13:21)

Borger/Ittlinger v Makhno/Makhno (UK) 2-0 (21:19, 21:17)

The 2023 Pro Tour season kicks off with the Elite16 event in Doha. Among the ladies, three groups of Germany will seem. Müller/Tillmann should show themselves in the primary discipline, Schneider/Süde and Borger/Ittlinger in qualifying. Looking to construct on final season’s podium finishes, Ehlers/Wickler will begin the race within the peloton in Doha. In addition, Momme Lorenz/Jonas Reinhardt, a brand new workforce since this season, managed to qualify. The first Olympic qualifying event, which begins on January 1, 2024 and ends in June 2024, is the primary place for the groups after the preparatory coaching camps. After that, the following tournaments will not begin till mid-March. The event in Doha was held just a little early within the season.

Coming out of a coaching routine like this, each event appears too quicklyKarla Borger says and laughs. “But regardless of my years of expertise, that is what occurred to me at first of each season. It’s nice to see the place we stand now after all of the coaching classes.” Sandra Ittlinger additionally associated to the beginning of the season: “Excitement continues to be restricted. I performed tournaments with little preparation beforehand“.

German groups on the primary discipline:

  • Svenja Müller/Sinja Tillman
  • Nils Ehlers/Clemens Wickler

German groups within the qualification:

  • Carla Borger and Sandra Ittlinger
  • Ana Lorenz/Jonas Reinhardt

Time desk:

  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023: Qualification
  • Thursday-Sunday, February 02-05, 2023: Main Draw

Elite 16 occasion format:

  • Teams of every gender: 16
  • 12 groups are immediately on the primary discipline
  • 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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