The Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Elite16 event in Hamburg, Germany, came to an end with the victories of USA’s Kelly Cheng/Betsi Flint and Poland’s Michal Bryl/Bartosz Losiak, who topped the podium at the Rothenbaum stadium.

· Watch all matches of the Beach Pro Tour Elite16 event in Hamburg on demand on Volleyball TV.

The final day of the tournament included some historical moments, such as Cheng and Flint becoming the first American players to win a medal at the Elite16 level and Bryl and Losiak beginning a list of teams that have won both Challenge and Elite16 events.

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Karla Borger's effort paid off as she and partner Julia Sude came back to win bronze

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Germans Nils Ehlers and Clemens Wickler thank the fans for their support in the men's bronze medal match

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A spectacular dive by Swiss player Nina Brunner during the gold medal match

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Dutch defender Alexander Brouwer shoots the ball over Bryl's block during the men's gold medal match

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USA's Flint escapes the block by Swiss player Tanja Huberli

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Smiley Bryl and Losiak tap hands after their incredible triumph in the final's tie-breaker

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Number one for women's champions Flint and Cheng

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The medallists celebrate on the podium

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The women's medallists enjoy podium celebrations

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Losiak and Bryl pose with the trophies and their coaching staff