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FISU World University Championship Beach Sports will take place from September 2nd to 8th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Almost 3,000 people will be accredited and the expectation is to welcome people from 50 countries. Beach volleyball, beach soccer, beach handball, beach wrestling, beach tennis, and surfing are part of the sports schedule.


Postcard of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is rich and diverse in its cultural scene. An iconic city, it hosts a variety of artistic and cultural expressions that reflect its history, blend of influences, and vibrant atmosphere. Famous for its natural beauty, including iconic beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema, and the Christ the Redeemer, it has samba and bossa nova at its core, along with the world-famous carnival. The city boasts a rich artistic, theatrical, and cinematic scene, important museums, and diverse cuisine. Additionally, it is a religious center with various spiritual traditions. Its literature features renowned writers like Machado de Assis. Rio de Janeiro is a city of contrasts, where culture blends with stunning nature, making it one of the most beautiful cities in Brazil and in the world.

Photo: Rio de Janeiro City hall