Surprise for the German Gold Duo: beach volleyball Olympic champion Kira Walkenhorst a media terminated according to a report in your career. As the “Bild”newspaper wrote on Sunday on its website, will not compete in the 28-year-old gold medal winner from Rio de Janeiro to the side of your sporty partner, Laura Ludwig. Walkenhorst has been struggling for years with health problems. In December she had to move her for the beginning of the year avisiertes Comeback.

The German Volleyball Association, referred in this case on Sunday evening on the Management of the Duo and wants to comment on Monday. The Management was not initially be reached for comment. Since 2013, Walkenhorst played on the side of the four-years older than Ludwig. Together, they won, among other things, 2016, the Copacabana Olympic gold, were awarded a year later, world Champions and twice as a team of the year in Germany.

the exception-Blocker Walkenhorst was thrown back in your successful career: cruciate ligament tear, glandular fever, Meniscus injury, shoulder and Hüftblessuren – the violation of the act is a long one. “I was able to train in the last few weeks, never longer than 30 minutes,” she informed, still less than a month ago. “Either there is me under stress, the fin jumped out, or the hips and the shoulder have closed. In spite of all the treatments, the condition has not improved, what is for all the Doctors and Physios to be a real puzzle.“ In October of this year, your wife Maria had brought the triplets Emma, Pepe and Mo to the world.

Originally Ludwig/walkenhorst actually wanted to from the 5. February open in Fort Lauderdale (United States) to one and a half years on the World Tour. This Plan had done but last December, after a new Injury setback Walkenhorst. Ludwig, however, want to horse riding after a year’s break this year’s competitions. According to the “image” should be the 32-year-old former indoor national player Margareta Kozuch your new sporting partner. “My athletic planning to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and then we decide according to the feeling,” Ludwig said of the “Berliner Morgenpost” and “Hamburger Abendblatt” (Monday) last about their plans for further offspring. Six months ago she gave birth to her son Teo to the world.