The Seoul Metropolitan Government will hold the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball Seoul Challenger at the Beach Volleyball Court in Jamsil Hangang Park from June 16 to 19.
The four-day tournament will bring together 64 players in 32 teams from 18 countries worldwide to showcase their skills in the games.
Notably, two Korean teams will participate in this year’s event. The team composed of Lee Eun-a and Yu Eun-hye, having participated in the 2008 SWATCH-FIVB World Tour Seoul Open and participated as the national team in the Beach Volleyball Match, 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, has strengthened its capacity and will challenge for the title at the Seoul Challenger competition.
During the event, various supplementary events will also be organized for the spectators, including a beach volleyball experience with world-renowned players, a signature signing event for fans, a Haechi photo zone where people can create beautiful memories with their family members, and face painting. These events will help citizens to alleviate the stress of their daily life and deliver great fun and excitement.
People who come to Jamsil Hangang Park can reach the court from Exit 7 of Sincheon Station on Seoul Subway Line 2 in about 10 minutes on foot. For further information, including an overview of the championship and the participating athletes, and other inquiries about the event, please visit the event’s website (www.bvbseoul.kr), or dial the 120 Dasan Call Center.