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2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour (Yangzhou Station) Ended

On the afternoon of October 14th, the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour (Yangzhou Station) held the final match. After five days of 192 matches, the Russian team Semenov / Leshukov won the men's team championship and the American team Klineman / Ross won the women's team championship. Xia Xinmin, Acting Mayor, watched the finals and presented the prizes to the winning athletes. Yu Ting, Vice Mayor and You Zaijing, Secretary General of the Municipal Government, took part in the activities.

Beach volleyball originated from the United States and was popular in Europe and the United States in the 1950s and 1960s. It has a unique charm of artistry, competitiveness, interest and appreciation and is welcomed by people all over the world. The 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour is a four-star tournament. It belongs to a brand-new high-level tournament under the hierarchical structure of the world tour. 64 high-level teams from more than 30 countries and regions all over the world compete for a total prize of 300,000 US dollars in the tournament.


On the afternoon of October 14th, the womens final match was between American team and Brazilian team and American team Klineman/Ross beat Brazilian team with 2:0 which won the champion. The mens final match was between two Russian teams and Semenov/Leshukov won the champion with 2:1 under the situation of one point behind. Although it was raining, athletes still tried their best to dig, pass, spike and block. The fierce match made the audience feel addicted. Citizens who watched the match all feel excited and happy to enjoy such international match in front of the door.