INTERNATIONAL BEACH HANDBALL TOURNAMENT
The Beach Handball Tournament which is done every year in Alanya has started on July 2nd at palm beach.
This tournament already takes place to the 5-th time at international level. In 2004 Europe mastery was delivered within the scope of this arrangement. Beside Turkey teams from Germany, Austria, Spain, Russia, France, Norway, the Ukraine, Hungary, Croatia, Italy, Macedonia, Sweden, Serbia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, the republic Nordzypern, Südzypern, Israel, Bulgaria and Turkmenistan take part in the competition. This tournament takes place on the beach under carnival atmosphere.
The international organizations are very important for the advertisement of Alanya in the world. Alanya Municipality organized beach volleyball tournament in the year of 2002.
This sport first of all played in France. After that had been very popular sport in America, Germany, Austria and Haiti. In Turkey, in the first time it had been played in Alanya in the date of 23 April 2002.
In the first of Sky-Ball Championship was added more than 400 sportsmen in the category men and woman which is age of 10-16 years old. In the date of 23 April 2003 the 2nd.championship had organized by the name Urbanball.
The next championships are made of 12 to 14 July 2002, Turkey, Austria, Switzerland and the United Kingdom with the participation of national teams in the organization of the Swiss national team first, Turkey’s national team, was second. Audience record holders are underway to make this organization in the coming years.
Alanya Municipality is known as “European Beach Volley Center” and hosted several national and international tournements for years, finally signed contract between Turkish Volleyball Federation, FIVB and Su Ltd. to organize SWATCH FIVB Youth World Championship on August 19-23th.
At first, qualification matches will start in the tournement then main frame games will begin on August 20th, in which there would be the best 24 Men and 24 Women players under 19.
Top two teams in the tournement will be struggle in SWATCH FIVB World Tour organization and our country would have 2 teams in both for Men and Women.
Municipality President Hasan Sipahioğlu told about the organization; “We are very glad to organize one of the most important World Championships in our county, which is cared by FIVB so much. Not only in Europe, but also in the whole world, this is a known city when we talk about beach volley. Furthermore, we are happy to host the best players of the world, to make Alanya people have fun and introduce our county to the world by television channels.”
We invite all sports lover for Alanya 19 SWATCH FIVB Youth World Championship which will realize on Beach of Milli Egemenlik.
The international Alanya triathlon is with the ladies as well as with men a foot Europe masteries. 1.5 kilometers of swimming, 40 kilometers of riding a bike and 10 kilometers of running must be graduated.
Outside Europe masteries the juniors men, more than 40 years and more than 50 year-old men also take part.
First the triathlon found in 1993 with 120 sportsmen from 13 lands share. In 2003 these were 208 sportsmen from 21 different lands.
The registrations to the participation in this arrangement must be directed in the Alanya triathlon and tennis club.