FIVB World Tour
US$400,000 China Open
May 23 - 27, 2006
(22, Q6) Florian Gosch/Bernhard Strauss, Austria
 
Florian Gosch
Austria
Personal Info
Birth Date: Aug 16, 1980 (39 yrs old)
Home Town: Leoben
Resides: Vienna
Height: 196 cm (6'5")
Weight: 95 kg (209 lb)
Seasons: 12
Tournaments: 106
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB C&S Cagliari 2006)
Career FIVB WT Best: 3rd (Ă…land 2007)
Career Winnings: US$172,325.00
Bernhard Strauss
Austria
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: May 28, 1975 (44 yrs old)
Home Town: Salzburg
Resides: Elsbethen
Height: 188 cm (6'2")
Weight: 80 kg (176 lb)
Seasons: 8
Tournaments: 62
Career Best: 3rd (FIVB C&S Lopar Island 2004)
Career FIVB WT Best: 9th (2 times)
Career Winnings: US$40,575.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed123457913172533374157Money
FIVB4600000021710101114 US$65,200.00
FIVB C&S400111000100000 US$7,500.00
Overall5000111021810101114 US$72,700.00
Previous Shanghai Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2005 Bernhard Strauss - 25th Florian Gosch - 25th
2007 Alexander Horst - 33rd Did not play
2010 Alexander Horst - 7th Did not play
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 11/23-27/2005 South Africa Open 20 9 140 US$5,250.00
FIVB 10/25-29/2005 Acapulco Open 26, Q8 25 40 US$2,000.00
FIVB 10/19-23/2005 Brazil Open Q4 33 20 US$0.00
FIVB C&S 9/8-10/2005 Madeira Challenger 3 5 36 US$2,000.00
FIVB 8/31-9/4/2005 Greece Open 27, Q5 17 80 US$3,000.00
FIVB 8/24-28/2005 Canada Open 26, Q2 17 80 US$3,000.00
FIVB 8/3-7/2005 Austria Grand Slam 32 17 112 US$4,750.00
FIVB 7/27-31/2005 France Grand Slam Q18 33 30 US$0.00
FIVB 7/13-17/2005 Portugal Open Q7 41 12 US$0.00
FIVB 7/6-10/2005 St. Petersburg Open Q3 33 20 US$0.00
FIVB 6/29-7/3/2005 Norway Grand Slam Q11 33 30 US$0.00
FIVB 6/22-26/2005 Berlin World Championships 46 33 50 US$3,750.00
FIVB 6/15-19/2005 Switzerland Open 30, Q12 25 40 US$2,000.00
FIVB 6/8-12/2005 Croatia Open 29, Q8 25 40 US$2,000.00
China Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Tue, 5/23/2006 Qualifier 2 Adrian Calderon / Liancen Estrada, Cuba (Q27) Won 21-23, 21-18, 15-6 1:04
Tue, 5/23/2006 Qualifier 3 Joseph Gil / Raul Papaleo, Puerto Rico (Q11) Won 21-9, 21-10 0:31
Wed, 5/24/2006 Winner 1 Andrew Schacht / Joshua Slack, Australia (11) Lost 14-21, 15-21 0:42
Wed, 5/24/2006 Contender 1 Marcel Gscheidle / Jan Schnider, Switzerland (27, Q7) Won 21-19, 13-21, 15-11 0:58
Thu, 5/25/2006 Contender 2 Ahren Cadieux / Conrad Leinemann, Canada (21, Q3) Won 21-14, 21-18 0:38
Thu, 5/25/2006 Contender 3 Mariano Baracetti / Martin Conde, Argentina (13) Lost 13-21, 17-21 0:39
Head to Head Results
Gosch/Strauss trail the series against the field 8-13
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 2 Araujo/Magalhaes, Brazil 0-1
6/16/05FIVBSwitzerland Open Winner 1 Araujo/Magalhaes 3, Q1 Gosch/Strauss 30, Q12 21-16, 21-12 0:37
Trail the series against # 7 Lione/Varnier, Italy 0-1
10/26/05FIVBAcapulco Open Winner 1 Lione/Varnier 7, Q14 Gosch/Strauss 26, Q8 16-21, 21-15, 15-9 0:56
Trail the series against # 8 Kais/Vesik, Estonia 0-2
11/25/05FIVBSouth Africa Open Winner 2 Kais/Vesik 10 Gosch/Strauss 20 21-17, 22-20 0:33
8/24/03FIVB C&SGreece Challenger Bronze Medal Kais/Vesik 3 Gosch/Strauss 5 24-22, 21-19 0:38
Trail the series against # 9 Wu/Xu, China 0-1
10/26/05FIVBAcapulco Open Contender 1 Wu/Xu 23, Q13 Gosch/Strauss 26, Q8 21-15, 21-15 0:44
Trail the series against # 11 Schacht/Slack, Australia 0-4
5/24/06FIVBChina Open Winner 1 Schacht/Slack 11 Gosch/Strauss 22, Q6 21-14, 21-15 0:42
6/11/04FIVBPuerto Rico Open Winner 1 Schacht/Slack 11 Gosch/Strauss 22, Q3 21-19, 21-13 0:46
9/5/03FIVBSpain Open Pool B Schacht/Slack 18 Gosch/Strauss 31, Q16 23-21, 21-13 0:43
8/1/02FIVBAustria Grand Slam Pool A Schacht/Slack 24 Gosch/Strauss 48 21-18, 21-11 0:33
Trail the series against # 12 Heyer/Laciga, Switzerland 0-1
6/9/05FIVBCroatia Open Contender 1 Heyer/Laciga 13 Gosch/Strauss 29, Q8 17-21, 21-19, 15-12 0:48
Trail the series against # 13 Baracetti/Conde, Argentina 0-1
5/25/06FIVBChina Open Contender 3 Baracetti/Conde 13 Gosch/Strauss 22, Q6 21-13, 21-17 0:39
Trail the series against # 17 Herrera/Mesa, Spain 0-1
9/9/05FIVB C&SMadeira Challenger Winner 3 Herrera/Mesa 2 Gosch/Strauss 3 21-19, 24-22 0:44
Lead the series against # 18, Q4 Lochhead/Pitman, New Zealand 1-0
6/8/05FIVBCroatia Open Qualifier 3 Gosch/Strauss 29, Q8 Lochhead/Pitman Q9 21-17, 21-12 0:35
Trail the series against # 20 Arkaev/Barsouk, Russia 0-1
6/22/05FIVBBerlin World Championships Winner 2 Arkaev/Barsouk 14 Gosch/Strauss 46 31-29, 24-22 1:01
Lead the series against # 21, Q3 Cadieux/Leinemann, Canada 1-0
5/25/06FIVBChina Open Contender 2 Gosch/Strauss 22, Q6 Cadieux/Leinemann 21, Q3 21-14, 21-18 0:38
Lead the series against # 27, Q7 Gscheidle/Schnider, Switzerland 2-0
5/24/06FIVBChina Open Contender 1 Gosch/Strauss 22, Q6 Gscheidle/Schnider 27, Q7 21-19, 13-21, 15-11 0:58
9/1/05FIVBGreece Open Contender 1 Gosch/Strauss 27, Q5 Gscheidle/Schnider 22 21-16, 14-21, 15-13 0:46
Lead the series against # 28, Q12 Nishimura/Shiratori, Japan 1-0
11/25/05FIVBSouth Africa Open Pool D Gosch/Strauss 20 Nishimura/Shiratori 29, Q7 21-11, 21-17 0:38
Lead the series against # Q11 Gil/Papaleo, Puerto Rico 1-0
5/23/06FIVBChina Open Qualifier 3 Gosch/Strauss 22, Q6 Gil/Papaleo Q11 21-9, 21-10 0:31
Lead the series against # Q16 Ellingson/Montgomery, Canada 1-0
8/24/05FIVBCanada Open Qualifier 2 Gosch/Strauss 26, Q2 Ellingson/Montgomery Q15 23-21, 21-18 0:45
Lead the series against # Q27 Calderon/Estrada, Cuba 1-0
5/23/06FIVBChina Open Qualifier 2 Gosch/Strauss 22, Q6 Calderon/Estrada Q27 21-23, 21-18, 15-6 1:04