Kent to host World Volleyball warm-up event

The Kent International Sitting Volleyball Tournament is being from 3rd to 6th July in Kent, as a warm-up event before the World Championships in Oklahoma, USA.

Members of the public are invited to come along and see some international standard sport on Monday 5th July at the Sports Centre, University of Kent Canterbury campus.

The event will commence at 11:30 a.m.

The Tournament will include:

Men’s tournament: GB, Wales, Kenya and a team from Battle Back

Women’s tournament: GB, Hungary, Kenya and Shanghai

Approximately 200 Kent School children there on the day to support the teams and learn about the sport.

Sitting Volleyball is a version of Volleyball that has been adapted to allow anyone to participate including those with a disability. To play at an International level there are certain classification requirements the need to be met in terms of disabilities.

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