ABG5 will be held from 24-9 to 3-10-2016 with 14 and 22 distribution sport disciplines, including water sports (Marathon Swim and water polo); Kabaddi; Beach soccer; Beach volleyball; Beach handball; Basketball 3×3; Beach takraw; Beach martial arts (wrestling, Sambo, Jujitsu, Kurash, silat, Vovinam, Muaythai, Vietnam traditional martial arts); Shuttlecock Beach; Petanque Beach; Beach Fitness; Bowls; Coastal boat racing and athletics. Accordingly Region plans to organize the content at ABG 5 on the coast stretching from Shouguang Shouguang Ward, Son Tra troops to Hoa Hai ward, Ngu Hanh Son district, has a length of approximately 8,000 m, width of the beach used as marine stadium from the edge of the water ranges from 200-300 m.
Attending ABG5 has about 45 delegations from countries and territories in Asia with the number expected to include 4,590 athletes, coaches and officials of sports associations; 370 officials and guests are heads, leaders of countries, territories, OCA leaders and National Olympic Committee, the international sports organizations; 550 referees, technical officials from international sports federations.
Addressing the meeting, Vice Chairman of Vietnam Dang Dung stressed City, Asian Beach Games is the 5th largest sporting events in the region and the number of visitors to the city are expected to up to thousands of people. This will be a good opportunity to promote the image of a city of Danang “friendly” with international friends, and is also a good time to Da Nang can set pharmaceutical organization for Senior Week APEC will also take place in the city in 2017. However, the time between now and when the organization is running Congress. Thus, Vice President suggested the departments and units concerned must now focus urgently and implement thoughtful preparations for the congress. He also asked the Department of Culture and Tourism, standing agency of the Steering Committee, Local Organizing Committee, adjustment plan prepared and organized the Congress on the basis of suggestions of the units at the meeting; prepare detailed scenarios for the opening and closing ceremonies; planning and organizing cultural activities and the arts auxiliary during the congress.