Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The 5th Asian Beach Games will be held in Da Nang, Vietnam between September 24th and October 3rd. The Games include 5 km and 10 km races on September 23rd and 25th as well as beach water polo.

The men’s 10 km and the female’s 5 km will be held on the 23rd; the women’s 10 km and the men’s 5 km will be held on the 25th.

The Asian Beach Games is a multi-sport event held every two years among athletes representing Indonesia, Thailand, China, South Korea, Oman, India, Japan, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Syria, Vietnam, Pakistan, Myanmar, Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Jordan, Philippines, Brunei, Yemen, Bangladesh, Iran, Bahrain, Macau, Maldives, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Tajikistan.

The 5th Asian Beach Games is touted as the biggest ever in terms of the number of sports and participants that will revel in the pristine beaches of Da Nang.

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