Flashback in pics: Cheerleaders groove, athletes move at the beach

Updated: Sep 26, 2016, 14:55 IST
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    Cheerleaders perform (All Pics/ AFP)
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    Cheerleaders throw their hands up in the air...
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    bend down...
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    pose...
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    wave...
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    ...and groove again!
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    Cheerleaders
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    Cheerleaders from a different view
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    Tanarattha Udomchavee signals to partner Varapatsorn Radarong of Thailand in their women's beach volleyball final against Anna Hu and Chen Chunxia of China during the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, Shandong Province on June 18, 2012.
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    Cheerleaders
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    Cheerleaders
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    Cheerleaders
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    Cheerleader
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    Ngoc Hieu Vo (L) of Vietnam prepares to throw for goal as Erina Kutsukake (R) of Japan attempts to block in their women's beach handball match at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, Shandong Province on June 19, 2012. Vietnam won 2-1.
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    Tahir Ali of Pakistan fails to stop a goal by Ali Mohamed of Qatar during their men's beach handball match which Qatar won 2-0 at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, Shandong Province on June 19, 2012.
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    Muhammad Sohaib of Pakistan throws for a goal as Mabrouk Hassan of Qatar looks on during their men's beach handball match which Qatar won 2-0 at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, Shandong Province on June 19, 2012.
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    Ali Hassan Karim of the United Arab Emirates shoots for goal during their 5-2 victory over Bahrain in their men's beach soccer match at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, Shandong Province on June 18, 2012.
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    Kaur Gurmail of India (R) shoots for goal as Japanese goalkeeper Asami Onozawa (L) prepares to defend before Japan won the women's beach handball match 2-0 at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, Shandong Province on June 18, 2012.
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    Thailand's Uthen Kukheaw delivers a shot against Indonesia during their men's team Sepak Takraw match at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, northeast China's Shandong province on June 19, 2012.
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    Anna Hu of China signals to partner Chen Chunxia before being defeated by Tanarattha Udomchavee and Varapatsorn Radarong of Thailand during their women's beach volleyball final at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, Shandong Province on June 18, 2012.
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    India's Shireen Limaye (right) and teammate Anna Jose celebrate after beating China in the final of the women beach basketball competition at the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, northeast China's Shandong province on June 19, 2012. India beat China 17-14 for the gold medal.
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Today, we go back in time to 2012 to witness a little-known Chinese town that hosted more obscure sports such as beach volleyball, beach bastkeball, and beach sepaktakraw. Here are pictures

 

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