20 teams compete in women’s main draw at 2012 Sanya Open
2012 FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH World Tour Sanya Open kicks off on Tuesday on Sanya Bay.
The FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH World Tour Sanya Open got off to an exciting start on Tuesday with teams from across the world in the running for the US$ 190,000 prize.
By Thursday the 20 original teams had been whittled down to eight who will now compete in the main draw event.
There are four more days of action packed beach volleyball to go with the remaining teams battling it out in the sweltering heat of Sanya Bay
The semi-finals will be held on Saturday and the final on Sunday afternoon, followed by the awards ceremony.
This is the 5th year in a row that Sanya has hosted this event and this year it forms part of the qualifying tournament for the London 2012 Olympics in July.
SOURCE: WOS Team