Countdown to ANOC World Beach Games

By | October 12, 2018

The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games, a global festival of elite beach, water and action sports, have begun the one-year countdown to San Diego 2019.

San Diego 2019 competitions begin one year from now with the local organizing committee expecting approximately 1,300 athletes from every Olympic continent, and more than 400,000 fans for the event.

With 15 sports over six days (October 10-15, 2019), qualification procedures geared towards attracting the world’s top athletes, and live musical performances every night, the inaugural event will be compact, competitive and compelling.

One of the featured sports will be Kitefoil. Kitefoil is sending a total of 40 athletes from around the world, with the best ranked athletes qualifying according to the World Sailing Formula Kite Rankings.

NBC Olympics will present coverage across NBC, NBCSN,, the NBC Sports app, and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. The full schedule will be announced in the near future, including a one-hour recap special on NBC following the conclusion of the Games.

More than 50 hours of world feed coverage will be available for broadcasters around the world, featuring six days of live and recorded sport, Opening and Closing ceremonies, medal ceremonies and the concert series.

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