World Beach Champions!

GB Mixed Masters 2011: GB Mixed Masters 2011 shortly after becoming World Beach Champions.  The team did the double as they were also awarded the Spirit of the Game award for their division. Great Britain Ultimate sent teams to all six divisions of the World Championships Beach Ultimate 2011, held in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy 22nd to 27th August 2011.

GB Mixed Masters stole the show after over-turning first-round defeats against Germany and USA to grab the World title.  The team also won the coveted Spirit of the Game award for their division.  Mixed-Masters final report by Tony Leonardo.

The Women's team narrowly missed out in their semi-final after a sudden death loss to Canada, but re-grouped to claim the bronze medal.

Full results for GB teams were:

Open: 11th, Mixed: 5th, Masters: 10th, Grandmasters: 5th.

The Grandmasters also won Spirit of the Game.

The event was co-hosted this year by World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) and Beach Ultimate Lovers Associations (BULA).

The BULA website has lots more information/reports and videos from the week.