Eder Luciano beats Guilherme Tâmega to win the 2009 Viana Pro in Portugal

August 16, 2009 | Bodyboarding
2009 Viana Pro in Portugal

Eder Luciano has won the 2009 Viana Pro in Portugal beating Guilherme Tâmega in the final heat.

The Brazilian won the first title in the IBA World Tour and receives a US$4.000 prize-money.

Mike Stewart lost the leading of the world ranking, after losing in the semi-final to Eder Luciano.

Guilherme Tâmega has now 4540 points. Stewart is very close with 4533 points.

IBA World Tour ranking after the 2009 Viana Pro:

1. Guilherme Tâmega (BRA) 4540 points
2. Mike Stewart (HAV) 4533 points
3. Jeff Hubbard (HAV) 3860 points
4. Pierre Louis Costes (FRA) 3690 points
5. Dave Winchester (AUS) 3410 points
6. Dave Hubbard (HAV) 3320 points
7. Ryan Hardy (AUS) 3300 points
8. Uri Valadão (BRA) 3277 points
9. Magno Oliveira (BRA) 3191 points
10. Rene Xavier (BRA) 3083 points

The heat is on and the 2009 IBA World Tour now heads to Sopelana, in Spain, between 18th and 23rd August.

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