Asian beach games (hereinafter ABG) begin today in Bali, Indonesia . ABG comprise a few sport disciplines that were played on sand or in a water. One sport is particular interesting to us- beach handball, of course.
After 8 days of playing on hot sands of Bali we found out who are the winners of 1st Asian games on sand. In women`s competition China has been rewarded gold medal, while Pakistan once again proved that they are the best team in Asia, in men`s category.
Last day of qualification games brought us the most interesting match against Qatar and Oman, match that decided which team will play in semifinal of first Asian beach games. After two equal sets and shoot out, selection of Qatar had more luck and knowledge and won 2 points against Oman.
Five beach handball games were played on fourth day of Asian beach games. Selections of Japan and Thailand had halfway success, while Jordan lost games in both categories. In men competition, selection of Kuwait was successful, while Chinese Taipei and China were successful in women competition.
Below you may find a brief overview of the games that were played on Sunday. Also, in the early stage of competition we noticed first complaints on bad calls. Indonesian beach handball selection accused referees that they had intention to judge unfairly. The text below was transmitted from the Jakarta post newspaper.
Academic Beach Handball Club
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