Asian Beach Games Underway In Phuket -- ATR Podcast

(ATR) Thailand wins beach flag football gold at Asian Beach Games, eyes 2017 World Beach Games

PHUKET, THAILAND - NOVEMBER 14:  Saranloet Phithaya of Thailand celebrates a touch-down during the gold medal Beach Flag Football match between Kuwait and Thailand during the 2014 Asian Beach Games at Saphan Hin on November 14, 2014 in Phuket, Thailand.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
PHUKET, THAILAND - NOVEMBER 14: Saranloet Phithaya of Thailand celebrates a touch-down during the gold medal Beach Flag Football match between Kuwait and Thailand during the 2014 Asian Beach Games at Saphan Hin on November 14, 2014 in Phuket, Thailand. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

(ATR) The 2014 Asian Beach Games are underway in Phuket, Thailand.

Around the Rings European correspondent Brian Pinelli joins us from Phuket to discuss the diversity of the program for the Games andThailand's gold medal in beach flag football.

Pinelli also recalls his interview withThailand'sdeputy sports and tourism minister, who signaled the country's aspirations to potentially host the 2017 World Beach Games.

The fourth edition of the Asian Beach Games officially opened on Nov. 14. The event, which ends Nov. 23, has gathered athletes and representatives from 43 Asian countries.

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