Fuzhou, China, April 25, 2015 – Markus Böckermann/Lars Flüggen from Germany defeated former world champions Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen from the Netherlands to win gold at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Fuzhou Open 2015.
The first FIVB tournament of the season is the first double-gender FIVB Open event of the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar with a prize purse of US$150,000.
In the final, Böckermann/Flüggen beat Brouwer/Meeuwsen 2-0 (21-19, 21-19). The bronze medal went to Youssef Krou/Edouard Rowlandson from France in a turnaround match against USA’s Todd Rogers/Stafford Slick 2-1 (19-21, 21-17, 15-9).
The men’s final was a great spectator match for the crowds at Mianjiang Riverside Park under overcast skies and the podium winners celebrated in similar style at the presentation ceremoy.