Austria’s Christophe Dressler and Alexander Huber claimed victory at the International Volleyball Federation Beach World Tour event in Siem Reap in Cambodia.
The duo had beaten Switzerland’s Quentin Metral and Yves Haussener 21-18, 21-15 in the semi-finals of the two-star event.
They faced Russia’s Maxim Sivolap and Artem Yartzutkin in the final.
Sivolap and Yartzutkin had backed up their victory over top seeds Jyrki Nurminen and Santeri Siren of Finland in yesterday’s quarter-final by winning their last-four match.
They overcame Florian Schnetzer and Peter Eglseer of Austria 20-22, 21-15, 15-7.
The Russians had appeared on course to secure victory in the final when they claimed the opening set.
But an impressive comeback saw Dressler and Huber win the final two sets to triumph 16-21, 21-13, 15-13.
The bronze medal match was won by Metral and Haussener.
The Swiss pairing were forced to come from a set down to beat Schnetzer and Eglseer 18-21, 21-10, 15-12.