One of the new venues on the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar, Ulsan, Korea will host the women’s only FIVB Daegu 1-Star Open, to be held July 20-22. It will be the first time that an FIVB international event has been held in Daegu and ninth overall FIVB event held in Korea. Previously there have been six women’s only events in Korea and one double-gender event.
The 2017 FIVB World Tour schedule lists three other women’s only events besides Ulsan, the first in Sydney, Australia (March 17-19), the second in the Principality of Monaco (June 17-18) and the third in Daegu, Korea (July 14-16), a week prior to the Ulsan event.
All women’s-only tournaments, the previous women’s FIVB World Tour events held in Korea were four in Seoul (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010) and three in Pusan (1995, 1996, 1997). Additionally, Seoul also has hosted three women’s only satellite events (2011, 2012, 1013).
In the women’s medal count for FIVB World Tour events in Korea, Bra