Qidong, China, November 1, 2018 - The inaugural Qidong Open for men and women will be played from July 4-7 as China hosts its eighth of nine events on the 2018-2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar.Quick links - Beach volleyball:
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The US$50,000 Qidong Open follows Chinese events in Zhongwei, Qinzhou and Yangzhou last September and October 2018, and 2019 tournaments in Xiamen, Jinjiang, Nantong and Nanjing in April, May and June. The final Chinese event will be played in August in Zhongwei.
Qidong is located on the north side of the Yangtze River opposite Shanghai and forms a peninsula jutting out into the East China Sea. It has a population of 1.12-million.