Beijing GRAND SLAM | 1 - 6 October 2013
Beach Volleyball - Beijing, China, July 30, 2013 – Chinese fans will hope for more domestic success to cheer when the country’s capital hosts the Beijing Grand Slam from October 1-6. ... Read full news
Beach Volleyball - Lausanne, Switzerland, May 9, 2013 – While China has hosted over 40 events, Beijing will host a men and women’s 2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event for the fourth time as the 2008 Olympic Stadium plays host to the world's top beach volleyball players for the US$440,000 FIVB Beijing Grand Slam to be held October 2-6. Number nine of a FIVB-re... Read full news
China gets set to host Beijing Grand Slam
Beijing will host a men and women’s 2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event for the fourth time as the 2008 Olympic Stadium plays host to the world's top beach volleyball players for the FIVB Beijing Grand Slam to be held October 1 to 6.
Number nine of a FIVB-record 10 double-gender grand slams on the 2013 FIVB World Tour schedule, it will also mark the 17th time that China has hosted a men’s FIVB international beach volleyball event and the 26th time it has hosted a women’s event.
Continuing to develop one of the strongest beach volleyball programs in the world China returns to the 2013 FIVB international calendar by hosting four FIVB international events, more than any other nation.
China is hosting two FIVB Open events as well as two double-gender Grand Slams on the 2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
Prior to the Beijing event, an Open event was held in Fuzhou (April 23 to 28) and a Grand Slam was held in Shanghai (April 30 to May 5) and following the Beijing tournament will be a single-gender women’s Open event in Xiamen (October 23 to 27).