Monday, June 26, 2017

Chart: Medals Won at 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate (France)

Seven (7) different countries medaled at the WFDF/BULA World Championships of Beach Ultimate in Royan, France. The United States led all countries with 7 medals - 6 gold + 1 silver - in the 7 divisions. Russia won their first ever gold medal at WCBU.




Countries By WCBU Medal Division
Gold (2)
Russia
USA

Silver (4)
Canada
France
Great Britain
USA

Bronze (5)
Australia
Canada
France
Germany
Great Britain


[Data via WCBU; chart by SLUDGE]


Saturday, June 24, 2017

U.S. Beach Ultimate Teams Win 6 of 7 WCBU Divisions, Falls Short of Sweep

All the US National beach ultimate teams advanced to their respective finals at World Championships of Beach Ultimate in France, yet the sweep was denied by the Russian team in the Women's division final.
Overall, U.S. medaled in every division - 6 golds (men's, mixed, men's masters, mixed masters, women's masters and grand masters divisions) and 1 silver (women). Congrats to all U.S. players for their amazing accomplishment.


Friday, June 23, 2017

Results of World Great Grand Masters Beach Ultimate Championships 2017

Congrats to the inaugural World Great Grand Masters Beach Ultimate Championships 2017.


The results of the international WGGMBUC tournament in Portugal:

Gold: USA (13-3 over Canada)
Silver: Canada
Bronze: Austria (13-9  over Germany)


Chart: Club Teams of U.S. Rosters at World Championships of Beach Ultimate

Forty one different club teams are represented across the seven USA National teams competing at World Championships of Beach Ultimate.


San Francisco Fury is the represented the most with 9 players. There are 23 club teams with more than 1 WCBU player, and 18 club teams with one WCBU player.

[Club team data based on 2016 or most recent USAU roster data; chart by SLUDGE]


Thursday, June 22, 2017

RECAP: 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate Teams in the Semifinals

One hundred nineteen (119) countrie across 7 divisions competed in France at WFDF's World Championships of Beach Ultimate. Here are the divisional semifinalists:

Follow the remaining beach ultimate games to crown the WCBU champs.


Events Sites of World Championships of Beach Ultimate

Here are the five locations of the World Championships of Beach Ultimate:


2004: Figueira da Foz, Portugal
2007: Maceio, Brazil
2011: Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy
2015: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2017: Royan, France

[updated from original WCBU post.]