Thailand preparing for World Tour event in Satun

 

A press conference was held ahead of the SMM Pak Bara Beach Satun World Tour event from April 8 to 11.

Bangkok, Thailand, March 30, 2018 - The Thailand Volleyball Association (TVA) presented the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour SMM Pak Bara Beach Satun event to members of the press on Friday. The 1-star World Tour event will take place from April 8 to 11. The country will also host the 19th edition of the SMM AVC Beach Tour Samila Open from April 14 to 17.

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TVA President Somporn Chaibangyang said: “Satun will be hosting the SMM Pak Bara Beach Satun Thailand for the third time this year. The tournament has been promoted by the FIVB from the Asian Tour to a World Tour 1-star event. More importantly, the Pak Bara Beach in Satun is suitable for holding beach volleyball competitions. It’s one of Thailand’s most beautiful competition sites and a perfect landmark for beach volleyball.”

Players from 23 countries have already confirmed their participation in the FIVB World Tour 1-star event in Satun, while 16 countries will test their mettle at the continental event in the province of Songkhla.

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Satun Governor Phattarapon Ratanapichetchai said: “On behalf of Satun province, I would like to say that everything has already been well prepared for the World Tour event. The preparation task has been completed to meet the requested FIVB standards. We have prepared five courts for the competition. The competition will meet international standards and I believe it will impress all participants.”