Chinese soil, Latin Flavor
NANJING, China, August 27, 2014.- Beach Volleyball Finals at
Olympic Sports Park had an special touch.
It was not only a first class venue installed at these premises.
There were many favourite teams that even carried with the
support of their fans and delegation members, organizers tried
to set a great athmosphere.
It was China. However in some moments it sounded like Latin
America. The “Oles” like in bullfighting as well as the music
that combined sounds like salsa, samba and spanish trumpet.
Every note turned on the vibes on the spectators, play by play.
Cheerleaders were also present, like in some of the stops at the
Norceca Continental Tour. And of course the local sound
announcers always asked the fans to stand up and sit down
immediately simulating the movement of a wave, despite the sea
is far away from the Nanjing zone.
This was not a limit to bring the sand to this sector, where the
Chinese fans and foreign visitors enjoyed the experience of
Even the International Olympic Committee President, Thomas Bach,
confirmed the high expectations raised during the tournament.
It is expected that in a couple of years, for the senior Olympic
Games of Rio 2016, beach volleyball will be one of the biggest
attractions due to the tradition that has taken part in Brazil.
Nanjing was just the beginning.