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March, 15 2014 09:50:00

Viet Nam's Asian Beach Games sporting list announced

Nha Trang City in Khanh Hoa Province will host 12 events – sepak takraw, volleyball, handball, woodball, jetski, wrestling, kabaddi, 3-on-3 basketball, body building, athletics, foot volley and pentaque.— File Photo

NHA TRANG (VNS) —Viet Nam and the Olympic Council of Asia have decided that Asian Beach Games 5 to be hosted by Viet Nam in June 2016, will feature 19 events.

Nha Trang City in Khanh Hoa Province will host 12 events – sepak takraw, volleyball, handball, woodball, jetski, wrestling, kabaddi, 3-on-3 basketball, body building, athletics, foot volley and pentaque.

The coastal town of Mui Ne in Binh Thuan Province will hold dragon boat races, windsurfing and sailing.

Shuttlecock, aquatics, martial arts and football will be held in Da Nang City.

About 2,500 athletes and coaches from 45 nations are expected to participate in the Games which are a multi-sport event to be held every two years among athletes around Asia. — VNS


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