Haiyang 2012

Opening Ceremony 16 Jun 2012
Closing Ceremony 22 Jun 2012
Host City Haiyang
Country People's Republic of China
Nations Participating 45
Athletes 1338
Events 49
Sports 13
Sports/Disciplines 14
Volunteers 7200
Media 697

Description

Haiyang is the host city for 2012 Asian Beach Games which was announced by Olympic Council of Asia in Doha on December 2, 2006. Haiyang is a coastal city in the peninsula province of Shandong in east China. It is strategically located in the centre of the prime tourist trio of Qingdao, Yantai, and Weihai.

Haiyang is known for its extensive sea beaches, national forest parks, wetland reserves, and also for beach and yacht activities.

The 3rd Asian Beach Games Haiyang 2012 will be held from 16th to 22nd June, and it will be the first time in China for a Metropolitan County to host international multi-sports event.

SPORTS / DISCIPLINES

  • Air Sport
    • Powered Paragliding
      APP
  • Basketball
    • Beach Basketball
      BBK
  • Dragon Boat
    DB
  • Extreme Sports
    • Sports Climbing
      ESC
  • Football
    • Beach Soccer
      FBS
  • Handball
    • Beach Handball
      HBH
  • Kabaddi
    • Beach Kabaddi
      KAB
  • Roller Sports
    RS
  • Sailing
    • Windsurfing
      SWS
  • Sepaktakraw
    • Beach Sepaktakraw
      SBS
  • Volleyball
    • Beach Volleyball
      VBB
  • Waterski
    • Wakeboarding
      WSW
    • Shortboarding (Tricks)
      WSH
  • Woodball
    WO

NEWS

Vietnam looks ahead to 2016 Beach Games
23 Jun 2012

Haiyang, China: As the dust settled on the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, China, attentions turned to the 4th edition in Phuket, Thailand, in November 2014 – and even beyond that for some Beach Games visitors. Nha Tra.....

OCA made ‘brilliant choice’ for 3rd ABG, says VP Fok
22 Jun 2012

Haiyang, China: Olympic Council of Asia Vice President Timothy Fok said the OCA had made a “brilliant choice” of host city for the 3rd Asian Beach Games when Haiyang was awarded the event in December 2006. Speaking at a .....

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