The VII Madison Beach Volley Tour, the professional circuit of beach volleyball in Spain, prepare your imminent start. The first date of the contest will have an exception scenario, San Bartolomé de Tirajana. The sand of English beach hosts between days 25 and 27 of this month of April the first edition of the Copa del Rey and the Queen.
The councilman of Sports of the City council southern, Roberto Martel, value in a The celebration of this event is very positive of the first level in the municipality of Gran Canaria, because it is a great opportunity to gain notoriety and visibility at the national level.
"The Copa del Rey and the Queen It has been a very big bet and a bet of a lot of future in the next years for what is the Island and San Bartolomé de Tirajana", points the mayor.
Because its location, with many kilometers of coastline and of good weather, they were clear in the southern consistory from the first moment they had to bet on a sport and an event of these characteristics for the area.
"When the administration of City Council and the Cabildo we bet on beach volleyball we had clear that it was going to be a sport with a great impact for Gran Canaria and for our municipality, "Martel emphasizes.
Both the good climatologyto like temperatures and enviable environment is what in this municipality and island have within reach, but from San Bartolomé de Tirajana they are not satisfied with just offering that during the Copa del Rey and the Reina.
The Councilor for Sports is clear that combine these factors with beach volleyball is the best product that can show fans and visitors to come to Playa del Inglés during the days of the event.
"If we can offer something more than the sun and the beach, sport that is what we want, is what we are about to achieve and I think that we will achieve it shortly", says the Councilor for Sports, since according to him this modality is the beach sport par excellence.
For Roberto Martel, San Bartolomé de Tirajana presumes to be one of the tourist areas "most important of the Canary Islands and Spain". Apart from "have the best beaches", the mayor considers that "very important" count on "a sports tourism" and more through a specialty like beach volleyball, that "at the time it was a referent in Gran Canaria and in our municipality"." We intend to become a benchmark internationally, "he concludes.