A great weekend at the Beach Junior Championships
12th July 2019
With the beach volleyball season in full flow, last weekend saw the best junior players in the country star on the sand.
The UK Beach Tour (UKBT) Junior Championships took place at Sandbanks beach, with over 250 up and coming athletes taking part. Hosted by Deep Dish Beach Volleyball, the Championships were contested over four age groups: U12, U14, U16 and U18.
“The talent on show was as fantastic as the weather and displayed an exciting future for British beach volleyball,” said UKBT director, Jake Sheaf. “I want to say a big thank you to all the participants, friends, families, volunteers and organisers for making it a truly great event.
The competition winners were:
1st: Ben Sanders & Maks Makowska
2nd: Billy Furness & Patryk Podwika
1st: Heidi Bright & Katie Tuohey
2nd: Molly Quinn & Annabel Newton
1st: Dan Huggins & Rob Poole
2nd: Ben Hutchinson & Boyko Neshkov
1st: Emilia Berg & Maja Berg
2nd: Eylul Erol & Anja Erminio
1st: Enrique Bello & Jake Sanders
2nd: Bartosz Soczewka & Luke Honeybun
1st: Lisa Canevari & Izzy Tucker
2nd: Katie Keefe & Beth Morgan
1st: Jonathan Drysdale-Anderson & Ben Lucas
2nd: Jake Sanders & Enrique Bello
1st: Katie Keefe & Beth Morgan
2nd: Lisa Canevari & Izzy Tucker
To find out more about beach volleyball competitions for all ages and abilities, visit the tournaments section of the UK Beach Tour website.