Nantong, China, April 14, 2017 – Nantong gears up for their first ever hosting of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour – the second stop of the Beach Volleyball Silk Tour – highlighting the city’s gorgeous landscape and rich tradition in sports.
The Silk Tour features the cities of Nanjing and Nantong as hosts of two-star women-only beach volleyball events. The first stop of the Silk Tour will be at Nanjing from June 16 to 18, followed by the Nantong event from June 23 to 25.
Nantong is a prefecture-level city in the Jiangsu province of China, and is located on the northern bank of the Yangtze River. It is a vital river port bordering Yangchen to the north, Taizhou to the west, Suzhou and Shanghai to the south across the river, and the East China Sea to the east.