Last weekend, another World Tour tournament took place in Reichenthal(AUT). From 26.8-27.8, the small town in the Mühlviertel was the venue for Austria’s biggest tournament. About 35 teams fought for the victories in the men’s and women’s categories.
The tournament started on Saturday afternoon in the best fistball weather. The teams, among them numerous teams from the 1. Bundesliga, played exciting and balanced matches.
Elite Tournament Men
The elite tournament was dominated by teams from the Linz area(AUT). The teams from Froschberg and Enns(AUT) qualified for the final match on Sunday. In wet and difficult conditions, a high-class and exciting final was played. In the end, Froschberg came out on top and beat the team from Enns. The team from Linz/Urfahr took third place and bronze. With this victory, Froschberg can add another 500 points to their points account for the IFA World Tour. Enns in 2nd place and Grieskirchen(AUT) in 5th place also scored points.
Numerous teams from the 1st and 2nd Bundesliga were also represented in the women’s tournament. In the preliminary round, the 9 teams fought to qualify for the finals on Sunday. In the end, the home team from Reichenthal showed class and won the tournament. In the difficult conditions and rain, the Reichenthal girls won the final against the team from Münzbach. For the team from Reichenthal, this means the first 500 points for the IFA World Tour. Third place went to the ladies from Hirschbach, followed by Laakirchen and Freistadt(AUT).