Qeshm event to launch 2020 beach volleyball calendar


Lausanne, Switzerland, November 19, 2019 - The 2020 portion of the 2019-2020 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar begins during the first full week of January when the Iranian island Qeshm hosts an inaugural event.

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The second of three Iranian events on the 2019-2020 FIVB World Tour schedule, Qeshm is an island in the Strait of Hormuz.

The 2019 portion of the 2019-2020 World Tour schedule also began in Iran when Bandar Torkaman hosted an event at the start of October where Thailand's Nuttanon Inkiew/Sedtawat Padsawud captured the gold medal at the men's-only tournament.

The third Iranian event is also an inaugural men's only tournament and will be held in Bandar Abbas, which is a two-hour ferry ride north of Qeshm on the southern coast of mainland Iran.