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Beach volleyball: Ehlers / Wechler in Hamburg in the quarter-finals | – Sports

Status: 08/12/2022 12:58 PM

Nils Ehlers and Clemens Weckler qualified early in the quarter-finals of the Elite International 16 of the Beach Pro Tour in Hamburg, as did the women’s duo Carla Burger and Julia Soddy.

A few days before the European Championships kicks off in Munich, the German beach volleyball duo Ehlers/Wickler is getting better and better together. After their opening win over Rothenbaum in Hamburg against World Cup runners-up Renato Lima and Vitor Felipe of Brazil, Ehlers and Weckler also reached 21:15 and 21:19 in their second group game against Spaniards Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira. Friday.

Success left them in the top two in their group and they advanced to the quarterfinals of the $300,000 event. The European Championship kicks off on Monday in the Bavarian capital.

Also Burger / Sodi in the quarter-finals

Carla Burger and Julia Sood also qualified early in the quarter-finals. 33-year-old Burger and Sood, who was one year older than him, also had their second success in the second game of their group. The third-placed European beat out the Brazilian third-seeded Barbara Seixas de Freitas and Carolina Solberg Salgado 21:16, 19:21, 15:10.

On the other hand, Chantal Laboror and Sarah Schultz have already missed out on the next role. Stuttgart qualifiers also narrowly lost their second game in their group against Kelly Cheng/Betsy Flint of USA with a time of 22:20, 23:25, 13:15.

The men’s Olympic champions, world champion and four-time European champion Anders Mull and Christian Sorum of Norway were also unable to make their second match. Sørum had already fallen on Thursday due to illness.

European Championship dress rehearsal

The top two places in each of the four men’s and women’s groups advance to the quarter-finals on Saturday. Tournament winners collect €30,000 each. The event is also a rehearsal for European couples.

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