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Imperial Serve at the Spanish Riding School - Training for the Beachvolleyball World Championships in Vienna

Congratulations to all winners and participants of the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna

FIVB Beachvolleyball WM 2017 Award Ceremony Boys 3to2

Silver Medalists Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst of Austria, Gold Medalists Evandro Goncalves Oliveira Junior and Andre Loyola Stein of Brazil, Bronze Medalists Nikita Liamin and Viacheslav Krasilnikov of Russia

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Silver Medalists Lauren Fendrick and April Ross of the United States, Gold Medalists Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst of Germany and Bronze Medalists Larissa Franca Maestrini and Talita Da Rocha Antunes of Brazil

FIVB Beachvolleyball WM Fans seen during the Final of the Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna, Austria on August 6, 2017. 3to2

This were the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships 2017 in Vienna


Information about the event

For 10 whole days the Austrian capital will act as World Championship HQ, hosting all of the group games and the finals in a purpose-built volleyball arena on the Danube Island. The Danube Island is the perfect venue for the event: in addition to the matches, it will provide a memorable backdrop for long beach nights and a youth sport and leisure exhibition.

Dates: July 28 – August 6, 2017

Location: Event venue, Danube Island

Event venue Danube Island located between the bridge Floridsdorfer Brücke and the U6/railway bridge

Donauinsel, 1210 Wien
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Rendering Beachvolleyball WM Wien Donauinsel Volleyball Arena

How to get there

The event venue is located between Floridsdorfer Bridge and Brigittenauer Bridge and easy to reach by public transport:

Station Handelskai

The closest way to get to the entrance is from station Handelskai. 

  • Metro U6
  • National Rail Service S1, S2, S3, S5, S6, S7, S9, S15, S45
  • Bus 5A, 11A, 11B, 37A

The use of public transportation is highly recommended! WienMobil App by Wiener Linien gives you free access to the schedules and routes of the Vienna transport authority (Wiener Linien).

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The world's 48 best teams per gender battle it out for the prizes in 216 games. The detailed court schedule you can find here.

The location – Center Court & Swatch Beach Village

  • 65,000m² site
  • 10,000 seats
  • Large fan zone
  • TV area for live broadcasts
  • 1,200m² VIP area
  • 2,200 VIP seats


  • Beach Village: Located around the Center Court, Beach Village offers lots of fun. There is plenty of action, for example Flying Fox and a Bag Jump as well as a wide range of culinary delights.
  • Fan zone: Fans who are not lucky enough to get hold of tickets in the stadium can follow all the matches live on big screens in the fan zone of Beach Village.
  • Youth & Leisure fair (July 28-August 6): A range of sporting attractions, live shows and leading exhibitors will turn the exhibition zone into an experience to remember. In addition to the traditional summer and recreational sports – such as mountain biking, running, hiking and climbing – new trend sports, like stand up paddling, yoga and slacklining, will have a stage to present themselves. A large program with many attractions and highlights from the world of lifestyle, action and adventure as well as many top brands will delight visitors at the youth and leisure fair.
  • Party zone: In addition to the opening ceremony and closing event, the event arena will host various other highlights over the course of the tournament.
  • On court entertainment: Fans will be at the heart of the action during the games – audience participation will get the stadium rocking and create an incredible atmosphere.
  • Beach Party Nights: The coolest locations of Vienna like Volksgarten, Strandbar Herrmann, Pratersauna & VIEiPEE turn into amazing beach party zones. The main event will take place at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien). Get all the information about the Beach Party Nights here.

Gewinnspiel Teilnahme