CHILDREN OF ASIA GAMES MEDALISTS AT WINTER UNIVERSIADE TORCH RELAY
The 28th Winter Universiade has started in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The torch relay of Universiade-2017 had started in Kazakhstan 5 days before the Universiade official opening ceremony. The torch was carried by students, famous athletes and outstanding figures of culture and art; in total 1000 people, among them there were the medalists of Children of Asia Games.
There were 3 medalists of Children of Asia International Sports Games of different editions: Ms. Varvara LISICHKINA, medalist of 5th Children of Asia Games, winner of Central Asian Championship in track and field athletics; Mr. Vasily LEVIT, winner of 3rd Children of Asia Games, silver medalist of Olympic Games in Rio-de-Janeiro in boxing and Mr. Ablaikhan ZHUSUPOV, winner of 2nd Junior Olympic Games in boxing, participant of Olympic Games in Rio-de-Janeiro.
Universiade-2017 will be held from 29 January to 8 February. More than 2000 athletes from 57 countries will participate in 12 sports. Organizers invited a group of volunteers from Yakutia to Almaty; also the specialists of Children of Asia Games International Committee will work as trainees.
Press Service CAGIC