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Reminder | The beach comes to Canberra

THE BEACH COMES TO CANBERRA

27th September 2019

Two of Australia’s best beach volleyball players will be in Canberra on Friday to officially open an Australian-first all-weather beach training facility at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

2019 World Championship Bronze Medallists Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar will be available alongside Volleyball Australia CEO Andrew Dee and AIS Chief Operating Officer Robert Medlicott.

WHAT: Indoor Beach Volleyball facility opening at AIS

WHEN: Friday 27th September 2019

TIME: Vision available from 11.15am with formalities commencing at 11.30am

WHERE: UPDATED - AIS Volleyball Courts, Building 11 – enter via the Aquatic and Fitness centre public entrance

Leverrier St, BRUCE

(map attached)   

WHO: Andrew Dee – Volleyball Australia CEO

Taliqua Clancy – Australian Beach Volleyball Player

Mariafe Artacho del Solar – Australian Beach Volleyball Player

Robert Medlicott - AIS Chief Operating Officer

MEDIA NOTE:

Volleyball Australia Centre of Excellence athletes will be using the facility from 11.15am for vision opportunities with formalities commencing at 11.30am. Individual interviews will be available post-formalities on request. A VNR including a time-lapse of the facility build will be made available post-event. 

Media contact: Sarah Browne 0402 494 503 or sarah.browne@ausport.gov.au

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