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Kira Walkenhorst (born 18 November 1990 in Essen) is a German beach volleyball player. She won the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro together with her teammate Laura Ludwig. She also won a bronze medal at the 2013 European Beach Volleyball Championships, a silver medal at the 2014 Beach ECH and 2 golden medals at the 2015 and 2016 Beach ECH alongside her teammate Laura Ludwig.

Kira Walkenhorst participated in the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio together with her teammate Laura Ludwig. They won the Gold medal in the final match against the Brazilian duo Ágatha Bednarczuk and Bárbara Seixas in straight sets of 21-18 21-14 following their victory against the Brazilian duo Larissa França and Talita Antunes in the semi-finals.

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

2017 Season
Kira opened the 2017 season at Fort Lauderdale Major with temporary partner Julia Großner while her regular partner Laura Ludwig recovered from a shoulder injury. They won two out of their three pool play matches to make it through to the Final 24. Here they lost 0:2 to Meppelink / Van Gestel (NED) so finished the tournament in 17th position.

 

 

 

 

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Kira Walkenhorst

18 November 1990

26 years

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2016: Olympic Gold, Rio, Gold World Tour Finals, Toronto (Ludwig) - European Champion 2016 and 2015, U23 European Champion 2012

 

German Champion: 2016, 2015, 2013

 

FIVB Best Blocker 2016

 

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Top Rookie 2013, Most Improved Player 2013, Best Blocker 2016

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Fort Lauderdale Major (US)

Toronto (CA)

Timmendorfer (DE)

Olympic Game - Rio 2016 (BR)

Klagenfurt (AT)

Gstaad (CH)

Porec (HR)

Olsztyn (PL)

Hamburg (DE)

CEV ECH Final - Biel/Bienne (CH)

Moscow (RU)

Antalya (TR)

Fortaleza (BR)

Rio (BR)

Maceio (BR)

Puerto Vallarta (MX)

Fort Lauderdale (US)

Timmendorfer Strand (DE)

Olsztyn (PL)

Long Beach (US)

CEV ECH Final - Klagenfurt (AT)

Yokohama (JP)

Gstaad (CH)

Beach Volleyball Women WCHs (NL)

St. Petersburg (US)

Stavanger (NO)

Porec (HR)

Moscow (RU)

Stavanger (NO)

CEV European Championship Final (IT)

Prague (CZ)

Shanghai (CN)

Fuzhou (CN)

Phuket (TH)

Xiamen (CN)

Sao Paulo (BR)

Timmendorfer Strand (DE)

Moscow (RU)

Berlin (DE)

Klagenfurt (AT)

Gstaad (CH)

Stare Jablonki (PL)

Rome (IT)

The Hague (NL)

Münster (DE)

Hamburg (DE)

Nordernay (DE)

Shanghai (CN)

Fuzhou (CN)

Antalya (TR)

Aland (FI)

Stare Jablonki (PL)

Vaduz (LI)

CEV U23 - Assen (NL)

Berlin (DE)

Gstaad (CH)

Rome (IT)

Moscow (RU)

Seoul Women's Challenger (KR)

Baden (AT)

CEV U23 - Porto (PT)

Chennai (IN)

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