The creation of the new multidisciplinary sports event, the Mediterranean Beach Games (MBG), was decided during the meeting of the International Committee of Mediterranean Games (ICMG) Executive Committee on October 20th, 2012, in Mersin, Turkey.
The MBG are celebrated every four years bringing together the athletes of the Mediterranean Olympic Committees, members of the ICMG, from three continents: Africa, Asia and Europe.
The first edition of the MBG was held with great success in Pescara, Italy, in 2015. Τhe second edition of the MBG was successfully held in Patras, Greece, in 2019.
Malta took part in both editions.
In 2015 a contingent made up of 26 Athletes and led by Chef de Mission David Azzopardi took part Beach Handball, Beach Soccer and Beach Volley. In 2019, Team Malta was represented by the Beach Handball Team. The contingent was led by Director of Sport, Ivan Balzan.