Bratislava Hosts Thrilling MEVZA Beach Volleyball Tournament

From the 15th to the 17th of March, Bratislava, the charming capital city of Slovakia, played host to an exhilarating display of athleticism and skill as the MEVZA beach volleyball tournament unfolded against the backdrop of the city’s picturesque vistas. Teams from across Central Europe descended upon the sandy courts, eager to stake their claim to victory in both the men’s and women’s divisions.

In the men’s division, the competition was fierce as teams from Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, and Slovenia battled it out for the top honors. Notable contenders included the Aloha BeachVolleyball Club Wörthersee from Austria, Kop Vukovar from Croatia, and SD Ludus from Slovenia. Representing the host nation, Slovakia, with unwavering determination were BVC Bratislava and BVC Patronka, seeking to defend their home turf with pride.

Meanwhile, in the women’s division, teams from Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovenia showcased their prowess on the sand. Among them were Bergstrand Beachvolleyball and Beachvolleyball Club Wien from Austria, alongside EDRA from Hungary and SD Ludus from Slovenia. Again, BVC Bratislava and BVC Patronka proudly represented Slovakia, aiming to leave a lasting impression on their home soil.

As the tournament unfolded, spectators were treated to thrilling matches and impressive displays of athleticism. In the women’s division, EDRA from Hungary emerged victorious, defeating BVC Patronka from Slovakia in a gripping showdown that ended with a score of 2:0. Claiming the bronze medal was SD Ludus from Slovenia, who overcame Beachvolleyball Club Wien from Austria in a hard-fought battle, securing victory with a score of 2:1.

In the men’s division, it was Aloha Beachvolleyball Club Wörthersee from Austria who triumphed, demonstrating their skill and tenacity by defeating Prague Beach Team from the Czech Republic with a score of 0:2. Taking home the bronze medal was SD Ludus from Slovenia, who outperformed BVC Patronka from Slovakia in a closely contested match, ultimately prevailing with a score of 2:1.

Overall, the MEVZA beach volleyball tournament in Bratislava showcased the finest talents from across the region, highlighting the growing popularity and competitiveness of the sport. As the sun set on three days of thrilling competition, participants and spectators alike departed with memories of exhilarating matches and a renewed appreciation for the beauty of beach volleyball.

The final ranking of women’s teams:

  1. EDRA (HUN)
  2. BVC Patronka (SVK)
  3. SD Ludus (SLO)
  4. Beachvolleyball Club Wien (AUT)
  5. Beach Academy Viktoria Brno (CZE)
  6. Bergstrand Beachvolleyball (AUT)
  7. BVC Bratislava (SVK)
  8. Beach Punk Team z.s. (CZE)

The final ranking of men’s teams:

  1. Aloha Beachvolleyball Club Wörthersee (AUT)
  2. Prague Beach Team (CZE)
  3. SD Ludus (SLO)
  4. BVC Patronka (SVK)
  5. Beach Service club z.s. (CZE)
  6. Kop Vukovar (CRO)
  7. BVC Bratislava (SVK)
  8. Beach Punk Team z.s. (CZE)