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.
In the final, Böckermann/Flüggen displayed the same gritty determination that has been seen throughout the Fuzhou Open to win gold, beating Brouwer/Meeuwsen 2-0 (21-19, 21-19).
A spectacular German point secured the gold with a massive hit from Flüggen followed by a final tip over the net from Böckermann.
“I can't finds words. It's so awesome. Great victory against the world champions. Our first tournament victory, so you can imagine how we feel,” said Böckermann. “It was a very close match."