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Posted On: 8 October 2019 09:23 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:05 pm

Free public access to ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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The Association of National Olympic Committees, ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019 has announced that the public can enter the stadiums and attend the games for free.

Director of Marketing and Communications at Qatar Olympic Committee Sheikha Asma Al-Thani said that it's a pleasure to give everyone the opportunity to participate in one way or another and expressed joy in announcing that attendance of this historic edition will be free.

She added saying that the Qatar 2019 World Beach Games is an extraordinary event that is being held for the first time in the history of beach sports, adding that beach sports atmosphere is suitable for the whole family and the crowd will come in large numbers to encourage their teams and enjoy the beaches of Doha. The competition will begin on October 12 and will run until October 16.

More than 1,200 athletes from 96 countries from five continents will compete in 14 competitions in four locations: the Katara Cultural Village, Aspire Zone, Al Gharafa Stadium and the Ritz-Carlton Doha's Leqtaifiya Lagoon.

The competition's list of sports includes Aquathlon, 3x3 Basketball, Rock Climbing, Beach Handball, Karate Kata Individual, Kitefoil Racing, Climb Bouldering, Skateboarding, Waterski, Wakeboard, Beach Soccer and Open Water 5km, Beach Tennis, Beach Volleyball 4x4, and Beach Wrestling.

According to the schedule of the tournament, Aquathlon, 3x3 Basketball, Karate Kata Individual, Kitefoil Racing, Beach Soccer, Open Water 5km, Beach Tennis and Beach Wrestling will be held at Katara Beach, while the Al Gharafa courts will host Beach Handball and Volleyball 4x4 competitions. Meanwhile, Climb Bouldering and Skateboarding take place in Aspire Park and the Ritz-Carlton (Leqtaifiya Lagoon) hosts the Waterski and Wakeboard competitions.

(Source: Qatar News Agency - QNA, Cover image source: Gulf Times)