Julius Brink

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Julius Brink
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Personal information
Born 6 July 1982 (1982-07-06) (age 32)
Münster, Germany
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Julius Brink (born 6 July 1982 in Münster)[1] is a beach volleyball player from Germany, who won the gold medal in the men's beach team competition at the 2006 European Beach Volleyball Championships in The Hague, Netherlands, partnering Christoph Dieckmann. He took part at the Olympic Games in 2008.

In 2009 he and his current partner Jonas Reckermann won four FIVB competitions (three consecutive Grand Slams) and the German Masters of the CEV European Championship Tour. This includes the 2009 FIVB World Championship, held from 26 June to 5 July in Stavanger, Norway, beating top seeded Harley/Alison in the final and former FIVB world champions and gold medalist of the 2008 Summer Olympics Rogers/Dalhausser in the semi final. They are the first German and European team ever to win a world championship title and are currently ranked 22nd on the FIVB World Tour (as of 23 July 2012).

On 9 August 2012, Brink and his teammate Jonas Reckermann won the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics. With this victory Germany become the first European country to win the Beach Volleyball in Olympics.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Julius Brink profile". Beach Volleyball Database. Retrieved September 25, 2013. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
 Harley Marques
and Pedro Solberg Salgado (BRA)
Men's FIVB Beach Volley World Tour Winner
alongside Germany Jonas Reckermann

2009
Succeeded by
 Phil Dalhausser
and Todd Rogers (USA)
Awards
Preceded by
 Harley Marques
and Pedro Solberg Salgado (BRA)
Men's FIVB World Tour "Team of the Year"
alongside Germany Jonas Reckermann

2009
Succeeded by
 Phil Dalhausser
and Todd Rogers (USA)