Phan Thiet ready for world windsurfing grand slam

Boasting a long coastline, which is favourable for sea sports, Mui Ne bay in the central province of Binh Thuan’s Phan Thiet city, is selected to be the first destination of the 2011 PWA Grand Slam, to take place from February 25-March 5.
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According to the organising board, 12 members of the Professional Windsurfers Association (PWA), 116 professional windsurfers, including 20 female athletes have registered to attend the competition, the first of its kind in Vietnam.

Windsurfers will compete in men’s and women’s slalom and freestyle categories.

The Vietnam 2011 PWA Grand Slam is one of the most four important competitions of PWA in rating windsurfers, which are held annually.

Apart from the competition in Vietnam, the rest three tournaments will beheld in Aruba from June 19-26, Spain from July 27-1 and in Germany from September 23-October 3.

Source VIR/VNA