Asian Beach Games

Updated: Jun 19, 2012 17:06 IST

A team of cheerleaders pose on the beach during the Sepak Takraw competition at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, northeast China's Shandong province. As London prepares to welcome the world's top athletes at the Olympics, a little-known Chinese seaside town is hosting the champions of some rather more obscure sports at the Asian Beach Games, with more than 2,000 athletes competing in sports such as beach sepaktakraw, a cross between volleyball and soccer, and beach kabaddi. (AFP Photo)
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A team of cheerleaders pose on the beach during the Sepak Takraw competition at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, northeast China's Shandong province. As London prepares to welcome the world's top athletes at the Olympics, a little-known Chinese seaside town is hosting the champions of some rather more obscure sports at the Asian Beach Games, with more than 2,000 athletes competing in sports such as beach sepaktakraw, a cross between volleyball and soccer, and beach kabaddi. (AFP Photo)

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