2nd Summit (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia 2018)
The 2nd International Summit of Young Professionals in Sports
The 2nd Summit was held in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia in September 2018 before the 1st Winter International Sports Games “Children of Asia” in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin Region. The Summit was attended by specialists and heads of National Olympic committees and executive bodies of Asian countries, members and leaders of sports organizations aged 18 to 35 years. The Summit became a platform for the exchange of views, experience among young employees of sports institutes, identifying best practices in sports, generating new ideas and presenting sports-oriented projects. In total, 32 representatives of 19 Asian countries took part in the Summit. Besides representatives of the Olympic Council of Asia, leaders of the Asian Olympic Committees, the 2017 Winter Universiade Organizing Committee, the UNESCO International Martial Arts Center, the Higher School of Economics, Tsukuba University (Japan) acted as speakers. The educational program of the event was devoted to the development of winter sports in the countries of the Asian continent.