David Klemperer

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David Klemperer Volleyball (beach)
David Klemperer - Techniker Beach Tour Münster 2018.jpg
As a moderator in Münster 2018.
birthday June 22, 1980
place of birth Kiel, Germany
size 1.87 m
partner 1999–2004 Niklas Rademacher
2005 Eric Koreng
2006 Kjell Schneider
2007–2012 Eric Koreng
society Hamburger SV
1999 - Vice-European champion U19
2000 - European champion U23
2001 - DM-third
2003 - DM-fourth
2003 - WM-ninth
2004 - EC-fourth
2004 - DM-third
2005 - DM-fifth
2006 - EC-fifth
2006 - DM-third
2007 - World Cup ninth
2007 - EM third
2007 - DM third
2008 - EM ninth
2008 - Olympic fifth
2008 - German champion
2009 - World Cup fourth
2009 - DM third
2009 - EM fifth
2010 - Winner Grand Slam Stavanger
2010 - 5th place in
2010 - 3rd place in
2011 - 5th place in
2011 - 3rd place in
2012 - 9th place in European Championship
(As of August 20, 2014)

David Klemperer (born June 22, 1980 in Kiel , Germany ) is a former German beach volleyball player .


Klemperer began playing indoor volleyball in 1991 and switched to beach volleyball in 1995. With Niklas Rademacher , he became vice-European champion of the U19 in 1999. The following year he won the U23 European Championship in Italy with Jonas Reckermann . Then he played again with Rademacher. The duo came third in the German championship in 2001 and 2004 . At the 2003 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro , they finished ninth. In 2004 they also reached fourth place at the European Championships and second place at the World Tour tournament in Stavanger . In 2005, Eric Koreng became his partner for the first time , with whom he did not get past 25th place at the World Cup in Berlin . With Kjell Schneider , Klemperer was third in the 2006 German championship and fifth in the European championship. When his partner had to retire for health reasons, the Klemperer / Koreng duo got together again and were immediately successful. They finished third in the German championship as well as in the European Championships in Valencia and the World Championships in Gstaad finished ninth. At the World Tour tournaments in Berlin and Klagenfurt they came second.

at the Austrian Masters 2008 in St. Pölten

Koreng received special attention at the final in Berlin, where he suffered a circulatory collapse in the third set due to the heat and was carried off the pitch by his Brazilian opponent Fabio Luiz. In 2008 the duo trained by Gerald Maronde reached third place at the World Tour tournament in Paris . Klemperer / Koreng were the second German team to qualify for the Olympic Games in Beijing , where they reached the quarter-finals. They then became German champions for the first time with a 2-1 win against defending champions Julius Brink and Christoph Dieckmann . Other highlights in Klemperer / Koreng's career were a win at the Grand Slam in Stavanger in 2010 and a second place at the Grand Slam in Gstaad . In 2012 Klemperer ended his career as a beach volleyball player with a fifth place in Berlin .


Klemperer studied business administration at Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel and now works as a business graduate in Hamburg. He also works on the Techniker Beach Tour as an expert, reporter and commentator. Since 2020 Klemperer has been managing director of "Deutsche Volleyball Sport GmbH".

Individual evidence

  1. David Klemperer ends his career! beach-inside.de, July 17, 2012, accessed on July 17, 2012 .
  2. David Klemperer becomes the new managing director at DVS. volleyball.de, June 26, 2020, accessed on June 28, 2020 .

Web links

Commons : David Klemperer  - Album with pictures, videos and audio files