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Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games

Omani capital comes alive as school children applaud jetskiing and wakeboarding events

Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Local Omani school children soak up the atmosphere during the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 at Al-Musannah Sports City on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Local Omani school children soak up the atmosphere during the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 at Al-Musannah Sports City on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Keyvan Arshadghasabsaraei of Iran is tackled as he competes in the mens semi final match between India and Iran during Beach Kabaddi event at North Al Hail during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Ni Putu Soma Apriantini of Indonesia is tackled by the Bangladesh defence in the Beach Kabaddi event at North Al Hail during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Salvador Chiha of Libya competes during the Individual Wakeboarding Final in the Waterski event at Barr Al Jissah, Qantab Beach, during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Tatsanai Kuakoonrat of Thailand competes during the Individual Wakeboarding Final in the Waterski event at Barr Al Jissah, Qantab Beach, during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Mohammad Ahmadzadeh of Iran and Nasser Zayid Al Mukhaini of Oman compete in the Beach Soccer Semi Final between Oman and Iran at Al-Musannah Sports City during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Zaw Lat of Myanmar kicks at the net with Mohd Shukri Jaineh of Brunei in the Men's Beach Sepaktakraw semi final match at Al-Musannah Sports City during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Thailand's Busarakam Sriruksa (L) is challenged by Vietnam's Hua Thi Thu Nga during the women's beach handball match between Thailand and Vietnam during the 2nd Asian Beach Games in Muscat on December 15, 2010 (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Aero Sutan Aswar of India competes in the Jetski at Al-Musannah Sports City during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Chok Uthit of Thailand competes in the Jetski at Al-Musannah Sports City during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Tariw Iqbal of Pakistan and Asad Alhasani of Oman compete in the Beach Handball Semi final between Oman and Pakistan at Al-Musannah Sports City during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
A general view of the race start in the Jetski final at Al-Musannah Sports City during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Phariot On-Nim of Thailand and Mohammad Borabee of Kuwait competes in the Jetski at Al-Musannah Sports City during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)
Muscat hosts 2nd Asian Beach Games
Peng Gao of China and Dmitriy Yakovlev of Kazakhstan compete in Men's Quarterfinals in the Beach Volleyball event at Al-Musannah Sports City during day eight of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 15, 2010 in Muscat, Oman (Getty Images)

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