SWATCH Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals Toronto ’16@Polson Pier(Thurs.,July 21st,2016)
By BK on the SCENE
A Media Kick-Off was held at Polson Pier on Thursday morning with an announcement by The International Volleyball Federation and the Beach Major Company for The 2016 Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour which takes place from September 13th-18th, with matches beginning on the 14th. Toronto is the proud venue for this year’s Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals and it is the second edition of the World Tour Finals following on from the highly successful event in Fort Lauderdale,Florida in 2015. Polson Pier will be the perfect locale for this year’s tour with its picturesque backdrop and the view of the lake.
The guest on the podium included: Hannes Jagerhofer-CEO Beach Majors Company, Arthur Potts-Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament for Beaches-East York, Denzil Minnan-Wong-Deputy Mayor, Mark Eckert-Executive Director Volleyball Canada, John Child-Former Beach Volleyball Player and Bronze Medalists Olympic Games 1996, Mark Heese-Former Beach Volleyball Player and Bronze Medalists Olympic Games 1996, and lastly Canadian team members-Sarah Pavan, Heather Banbsley, Chaim Schalk and Ben Saxton .
We would like to thank Fatima Reyes-Account Manager of Edelman for the invitation to this event.