World women’s beach volleyball event kicks off in Quang Ninh hinh anh 1Fanny Lindstrom and Sara Malmstrom (of Sweden) advance to the main draw of the FIVB Tuan Chau Ha Long Open (Photo:
Hanoi (VNA) - The Tuan Chau-Ha Long Open 2018 of the FIVB World Tour kicked off at the Tuan Chau international tourism and entertainment site in Ha Long city, northern Quang Ninh province, on May 10.

The three-day event draws 18 teams from 12 countries, including Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Israel and Vietnam.

A match between Vietnam and the Czech Republic took place after the opening ceremony in the morning.

This is the 15th time a women’s beach volleyball championship has organised on Tuan Chau island.

The tournament has been recognised as a World Tour event this year after being an Asian competition for many years.-VNA