Top beach volleyball in the finals of Vip Beach Masters in Kragujevac

The first tournament of this year’s Vip Beach Masters organized by Vip mobile and the Volleyball Federation of Serbia for the third time in a row, was finalized in a great atmosphere on the sandy ground in front of the Kragujevac City Hall today. The winners of tournament are Srdjan Veckov and Davor Brcic in male competition and guest team Asja Dinova and Svetla Angelova from Bulgaria in female competition, who won the cups and the prize of EUR 1.800 and EUR 1.300 respectively.

Total 46 male and 14 female teams applied for qualifications, while 16 male and 8 female teams entered the main competition. The winners of tournament in a male competition Srdjan Veckov and Davor Brcic were more succesfull than tandem Zarko Kisic and Drago Teodorovic who won the silver medal. The bronze medal went to Goran Marić and Jovan Sajnberger. In the female competition, winning team Asja Dinova and Svetla Angelova from Bulgaria was slightly better than Natasa Borki and Tatjana Burmazovic who won bronze medal in general ranking of Vip Beach Masters 2009. Ivana Isailovic and Jelena Blagojevic, last year’s national champions of Serbia won the third place. All participants received great support from Kragujevac spectators that filled stands of Vip Beach Masters despite occasional rainy showers.

During three tournament days, Kragujevac citizens proved to be big fans of beach volleyball that really enjoyed dynamic games and a great entertainment in the stands. MTV Adria host Galeb Nikacevic and a professional Brazilian animator Marcelo, cheerleaders and DJ who brought audience to their feet with the latest summer hits, contributed to the burning atmosphere. The luckiest visitors had the opportunity to participate in numerous contests and win sponsors gifts. Tournament also won the attention of numerous spectators from VIP area, including public figures from the City of Kragujevac and media representatives.

Vip Beach Masters 2010 – the Serbian championship in beach volleyball continues with the tournament in Nis (August 6-8), while the final tournament of the National Championship will be held in Novi Sad (August 27-29). In organization of Vip mobile and the Volleyball Federation of Serbia, Novi Sad will once again host the prestigious CEV Challenger tournament from July 21st to 25th, gathering the best European teams in men’s beach volleyball at the Strand beach. Total prize fund is EUR 46.500 – for three tournaments of National Championship prize fund is EUR 11.500 per tournament and for CEV Challenger it amounts to EUR 12.000.

This significant sport event is supported by ZTE, Oriflame, Fiat, Red Bull, Aqua Viva, DaCapo, Hypo Alpe Adria Bank, Kragujevac Municipality, while the company Wiener Städtische has secured the entire tournament. Beside the Volleyball Federation of Serbia, organization was also supported by the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV). Media partners are RTS, Gloria magazine and Radio Bravo.