Sports: Beach Games: SSB Beach Games begins June 22

Karachi: Karachi City Sports Association KCSA is organizing the second edition of Sindh Sports Board Karachi Beach Games on June 22 and 23 here at Clifton Beach.

KCSA is eyeing preparation for next year’s Asian Beach Games, which are scheduled to be held at Phuket Thailand, and for this purpose it has adopted the same style of holding the event. KCSA has included disciplines, which would be competed in Phuket Beach Games to give exposure to players.

Beach tennis and beach women football events will be introduced for the first time. The participating teams have registered names of 150 male and 135 female players along with 49 technical officials for the games.

The disciplines in the Beach Games include 12 male and nine female events. The male disciplines include mini marathon, volleyball, tennis, kabaddi, judo, sepaktakraw, wrestling, biathlon, special persons events, Jujitsu, two traditional Sindhi games – vanjvati and malakhra are also included in male sports.

Meanwhile, female events include mini marathon, football, tennis, judo, sepaktakraw, volleyball, special events, jujitsu and arm wrestling.