Climbing Olympus of the Children of Asia International Committee in Kyrgyzstan
The Children of Asia International Committee held Climbing Olympus Educational Program in Bishkek. The program brought together more than 50 young athletes of sports schools of the Olympic reserve of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan.
The event was opened by the President of the Children of Asia International Committee Mr. Vladimir Maksimov. The opening was also attended by the Secretary General of the Committee Mr. Sherzod Asatullayev and Deputy Director of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Mr. Samat Toktonaliev.
President of the Children of Asia International Committee Mr. Vladimir Maksimov noted that one of the main goals of Climbing Olympus Educational Program is to provide guidance to a young athlete on the Olympic values, the rules of fair and clean play, as well as sports psychology:
“Climbing Olympus Educational Program is a rather unique project. This is our contribution to the future sports career of young athletes. We consider it necessary to ground the knowledge of the Olympic movement, clean sports, fair wrestling and sports psychology from childhood. Currently in cooperation with our partners and invited lectures we are laying the foundation for what our young athletes will be like in the future. This is one of those contributions for the development of youth sports and preparing trained athletes for the world of big sport.”
Young athletes were greeted by the Deputy Director of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Mr. Samat Toktonaliev:
“Today you will participate in Climbing Olympus Educational Program of the Children of Asia International Committee. It is possible that there are future participants of the 8th Children of Asia International Sports Games among you, which will be held next year in Yakutsk. Therefore, I hope you will carefully consider this educational program. It includes exactly those modules that are necessary for young athletes who want to become professionals in their sport and who plan to qualify for international competitions, and Children of Asia Games are one of those. For many athletes, these Games are the first large-scale international event. I am grateful to young athletes of sports schools of the Olympic reserve of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan for being here today, striving for new victories and knowledge, because you are the future of our sport ".
Climbing Olympus Educational Program consisted of three sections: the Olympic Lesson, Clean Sport and Future Champion.
Animated video and interactive test of the history and main principles of the Olympic Games and Children of Asia International Sports Games were the part of the Olympic Lesson.
Future Champion Section gave athletes a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the latest technologies for assessing psycho-physiological and psycho-emotional states and to take part in psycho-technical games for personal effectiveness and team building.
Significant components of any sport - anti-doping rules, the rights and responsibilities of athletes were the main topics of Clean Sport Section.
Climbing Olympus Educational Program in Bishkek was organized jointly with the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, in cooperation with the Association of Sports Psychologists, the National Anti-Doping Organization of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and the Regional Anti-Doping Agency for Central Asia.
The Children of Asia International Committee has been implementing Climbing Olympus Educational Program since 2023. It was first held as part of the 2nd Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games in Kuzbass. Educational Program brought together more than 600 young athletes. Climbing Olympus is aimed at promoting the Olympic principles, familiarizing with the history of the Children of Asia Games and strengthening friendship between athletes.