Exciting ending of Vip Beach Masters at Ada Ciganlija

With the spectacular matches beach volley players and fantastic program for the visitors at Ada, the first tournament of this year’s series Vip Beach Masters, in organization of Vip mobile and Volleyball federation of Serbia, was finished today.

The winners of tournament in Belgrade are teams Milutin Ivankovic and Bojan Mladenovic in male, and Natasa Borki and Tatjana Burmazovic in female competition, who won the cups and the prize of EUR 1.800 for male, and EUR 1.300 for winning female teams. Best eight teams in both competitions were presented with valuable prizes out of the prize pull of EUR 11.500 in total.

Visitors were cheering for our players during all three days of tournament in the great atmosphere and fantastic ambient of the stadium at Ada, and the organizers have presented excellent line-up for the audience: attractive beach dancers’ performance, DJ support and variety of prize-winning games. Numerous spectators from exclusive VIP area cheered as well, including famous sport fans, media representatives and public figures like fashion designer Slavna Martinovic and stylist Asok Murti.

Belgrade tournament has raised a great interest, so 75 teams from all over Serbia applied for the qualifications, while 18 male and 8 female teams entered the main competition.

Serbian champions in beach volley, both male and female, will be decided at the continuation of Vip Beach Masters series: during the summer, tournaments in Nis (August 7 - 9) and Novi Sad (August 28 - 30), with National championship finals, are to follow. Novi Sad will also host prestigious CEV Challenger tournament, from July 16th to 19th, that gather the best European beach volley players. Total prize money for all four Vip Beach Masters tournaments is incredible EUR 46.500.

Vip is the general sponsor of Volleyball Association of Serbia and all national teams since 2008, at the same time investing in development of beach volley as a professional sport in Serbia. Together with VFS, Vip aims at providing our teams the chance to prepare for the top-level world tournaments, while the main goal of Vip Beach Masters is to enable Serbian beach volley teams to take part in Olympics 2012. in London.

Beside Vip mobile, general sponsor of Vip Beach Masters tournament, many other companies support this significant sport event this year: ZTE, Delta Motors, Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank, Wiener Stadtische, Aqua Viva, Red Bull, DaCapo and Ada Ciganlija. Media partners are TV RTS, Gloria magazine and TDI Radio.