2019 World Beach Games

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2019 World Beach Games
Host city San Diego
Country  United States
Nations participating 206
Athletes participating 5,000
Events 22
Website World Beach Games 2019

The 2019 World Beach Games, the inaugural World Beach Games, will be a multi-sport event organized by the Association of National Olympic Committees to be hosted by San Diego, California, United States.

Host selection[edit]

On 30 October 2015, San Diego was unanimously approved as host of the inaugural World Beach Games at the ANOC General Assembly in Washington D.C..[1][2]Sarasota, Sochi, Dubai and a city in China were the other candidate cities which made bids to host the games.[3]

The games were originally scheduled to be held from September 29, 2017, till October 9, 2017. However, in August 2016 it was announced to be postponed to 2019.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Diego Awarded Inaugural 2017 ANOC World Beach Games". ANOC. 30 October 2015. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Garske, Monica (30 October 2015). "San Diego Chosen as Host City for Inaugural 'World Beach Games'". NBC San Diego. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Butler, Nick (27 October 2015). "Exclusive: San Diego set to be awarded first ANOC World Beach Games in 2017". Inside the Games. Washington D.C.: Dunsar Media Company Limited. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  4. ^ ANOC postpones inaugural World Beach Games - Sport Business, 5 August 2016