The Qatar 2019 World Beach Games officially opened Saturday, October 12, 2019. The event, which was first organized by the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), was opened with an opening that blends local traditional culture and modern sports.
The opening was attended by thousands of participating athletes from 97 countries. They are present at Katara Beach. Although it only opened on Saturday, some athletes have been competing since Friday, October 11.
In his remarks, the ANOC President said that this event was an opportunity to make history for the National Olympic Committees (NOC) to give birth to sports and a new generation of athletes.
“Together we are making history helping the National Olympic Committees connect with new sports and new stars and new generations,” said Acting ANOC President Robin Mitchell, as quoted from https://www.insidethegames.biz.
The athletes will compete until October 16, they will compete for a total of 30 gold provided from 12 sports.