Paradip, December 16 (LocalWire): A local school teacher, Saswat Kumar Bharatiya, will be conducting the prestigious Asian Beach Volleyball Continental Cup in Visakhapatnam from 16 to 18 December 2019.
Bharatiya, who is working as a sports teacher in DAV Public school PPL, in Paradip has been nominated as the referee for the tournament by the Volleyball Federation of India.
According to sources, 20 teams from seven countries will be taking part in the tournament for both men and women, and the winners will get the opportunity to compete in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
The tournament is being jointly organised by the First Step Sports, Volleyball Federation of India and Andhra Pradesh Volleyball Association.
Overall, Bharatiya has conducted six international and seven national beach volleyball tournaments successfully so far.