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A Brief Introduction of Beach Volleyball
- Oct 25, 2018 -

Beach volleyball is a sport that is popular all over the world. Beach volleyball originated in the United States in the 1920s with the purpose of recreation. After that, beach volleyball is introduced to European countries, South America, Australia and New Zealand. In 1950s, beach volleyball developed quickly with many countries held relevant competitions. In 1993, beach volleyball became an official event of Olympics Games. 


Beach volleyball court includes competition areas and barrier-free areas. The competition area is a rectangle of 16 meters x 8 meters. The barrier-free area outside the perimeter line and beyond the perimeter is at least 5 meters wide and 6 meters wide. The barrier-free space above the playing field is at least 12.5 meters high. The ground of the competition area is a horizontal beach. The beach must be at least 40 cm deep. There are no stones, shells and other debris that may cause injury to the athletes. All the boundaries on the playing field are 5 to 8 cm wide, and the color of the boundary line and the beach must be clearly distinguished, and it is composed of a belt of tensile material.


The development of beach volleyball is late in China. Chinese held competition in late 1980s to 1990s, it is the first stage of Chinese beach volleyball. In 1994, the Chinese Volleyball Association started to hold official national beach volleyball competition. In 1997, China first teamed up to participate in the World Beach Volleyball Championship. 


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