7th Children of Asia International Sports Games 2022 in Vladivostok were represented at the 40th General Assembly of Olympic Council of Asia
On November 21, 2021, the 40th General Assembly of Olympic Council of Asia was held in Dubai where a delegation of the Children of Asia Games International Committee led by the President Mr. Vladimir MAKSIMOV took part. The delegation also included Mr. Sherzod ASATULLAEV, Secretary General of the Committee, Mr. Marat BARIEV, Vice-President of the Committee, Ms. Sardaana ZHENDRINSKAYA, Head of International Department and Ivan SHELOMOV, Head of Organizational Department.
Delegation of the 7th Children of Asia International Sports Games 2022 Administration was headed by Mr. Elmir VALITOV, Director General.
As part of the work of the General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia, meetings were held with the leadership of Olympic Council of Asia on behalf of OCA Acting President, Mr. Raja Randhir Singh, and Director General, Mr. Husain Al-Mussalam. Also, a working meeting was held with the Director of OCA Asian Games Department, Mr. Haider Farman, during which information was provided on preparations for the 7th Children of Asia Games. During the meeting, issues such as gender equality, environmental friendliness, early arrival to the Games in order to adapt and undergo training were also discussed.
The delegation organized an exposition dedicated to the 7th Children of Asia Games 2022 in Vladivostok, presented information brochures, promotion products. As part of OCA 40th General Assembly agenda President of the Children of Asia Games International Committee Mr. Vladimir MAKSIMOV presented the 7th Children of Asia Games 2022 in Vladivostok. The General Assembly was attended by about 30 OCA member countries - these are heads of National Olympic Committees, as well as representatives of International Olympic Committee, continental and international sports federations. Some of participants took part online. A meeting was also held with Director of IOC International Relations and Olympic Solidarity Mr. James McLeod, during which educational projects and a training program to be launched in preparation for the 2nd Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games 2023 in Kuzbass were discussed.
Within the stay in Dubai, separate working meetings were held with heads of participating NOCs of the 7th Children of Asia Games. In addition to the countries whose representatives took part in the Chefs de Mission Seminar in Vladivostok on November 11-12, 2021, countries such as Afghanistan, Bahrain, India, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Tajikistan, Philippines expressed their intentional to participate in the Games next year.
7th Children of Asia International Sports Games are scheduled from July 27 to August 8 in Vladivostok, 2022. According to the Conception of the Games, young athletes from 45 member countries of Olympic Council of Asia and a number of regions of Russia can take part in the Games. Athletes will be competing in 19 sports.
For information: the General Assembly of Olympic Council of Asia is the supreme governing body of the OCA, which determines all issues related to activities of Olympic Council of Asia. OCA GA is authorized to enforce the basic rules, principles and laws that are defined in the Charter of the OCA.