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Laura initially paired with Jana Köhler, Ludwig won the U18 European Championship and later the U18 World Championship in Pattava Beach (Thailand). After surviving a stroke which nearly ended her career, she bounced back after teaming with a new partner, Sara Goller. Together, Ludwig and Goller became 2006 German champions, won the U23 European Championships in St. Pölten and ended up fourth in the women's European Championships the same year in Den Haag. They continued their line of success in 2007, defending the German title and winning the silver medal in the European Championships in Valencia.Ludwig and Goller ended the 2007 season leading the German women's ranking and placing seventh overall.

She won silver medals at the 2007 and 2009 European beach volleyball championships, and gold medals at the 2008 and 2010 Beach ECH, alongside her former teammate Sara Goller. They competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing in ninth place in 2008 and reaching the quarterfinals in 2012.

Gold Medal Rio Olympics 2016

After changing to her current partner Kira Walkenhorst, she won a bronze medal at the 2013 European beach volleyball championship, a silver medal at the 2014 Beach ECH and gold medals at the 2015 and 2016 Beach ECH. Ludwig and Walkenhorst won the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, defeating Brazil's pair of Ágatha and Bárbara in straight sets of 21-18 21-14 in the final.

World tour 2016

She is competing at the World Tour Finals in Toronto. They finished 3rd (Last) in Pool-B with 2 losses. In the quarter-final match against Ross and Walsh they won in 3 sets of (21-18, 19-21, 15-11), advancing to the semi-final against Larissa and Talita of Brazil.

Winning against Brazil in straight sets of (21-19, 21-19) the pair advance to the gold medal match. Another GOLD medal for the Olympic winners in straight sets of (21-18, 21-16) against the Swiss pair of Zumkehr and Heidrich

References: Wikipedia. Swatch US

Profile - Laura Ludwig

 

Previous Results

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Women's Olympic Game - Rio 2016

Klagenfurt

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Porec

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Moscow

Antalya

Fortaleza

Rio

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Fort Lauderdale

Timmendorfer Strand

Olsztyn

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Yokohama

Gstaad

Beach Volleyball Women WCHs

St. Petersburg

Stavanger

Porec

Moscow

Hamburg

CEV Continental Cup Round 3 - Pool E

Sao Paulo / Women

CEV Baku Masters

Timmendorfer Strand

Stare Jablonki / Women

Kühlungsborn

Klagenfurt / Women

Long Beach / Women

The Hague / Women

Gstaad

Stavanger

CEV European Champ Final - Cagliari

Prague

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Timmendorfer Strand

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Laura Ludwig in High Definition Super Slow Motion Video.

 

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Laura Ludwig

 

13th January 1986

 

31

 

Hamburg

 

Berlin

 

GER

 

181cm

 

70kg

 

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FIVB Most Outstanding Player 2016, FIVB Sportswoman of the Year, Olympic Gold, Rio Gold World Tour Finals, Toronto - European Champion 2016, 2015, 2010, 2008 - U19 World Champion 2003

German Champion 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006, New Zealand Champion 20010, 2006

Meeting friends, music, sleeping in, dancing

Justin Timberlake

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Laura Ludwig hard at work training for the 2017 Season