Katara Beach Volleyball Cup to begin on Monday

Doha- The Qatar Volleyball Association will host the World Tour 4-star Katara Beach Volleyball Cup at Al-Gharafa Beach Arena from March 8 to 12, 2021

The 4-star event will mark the start of the 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and feature some of the world’s top-ranked beach volleyball players competing for a total prize money of 300,000 USD.

The event will also serve as an Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 qualification tournament with 400 Olympic ranking points on offer for the eventual champions of the Katara Cup.

It will be the first top-tier beach volleyball event to return to the calendar after the outbreak of the global health crisis.

More than 100 men’s and women’s teams from more than 28 countries have confirmed their participation in the tournament including Brazil, France, Austria, USA, Switzerland, Norway, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Estonia, Poland, Gambia, Germany, Netherlands, Turkey, Sweden, Denmark. Latvia, Czech Republic, India, Canada, Greece, Japan, Lithuania and hosts Qatar.

 

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee

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