VOLUNTEERS FROM YAKUTIA TO PARTICIPATE IN 5th ASIAN GAMES IN TURKMENISTAN
Volunteers from Yakutia will take part in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games which will be held in Ashgabat on September 17-27, 2017.
Children of Asia Games International Committee and the Organizing Committee of the upcoming Asian Games signed a corresponding agreement. The negotiations were held within the Asian Games-2017: International Cooperation in Sport for Peace and Progress International Sports Congress in Turkmenistan. 10 volunteers from Yakutia are expected to take part in the Asian Games in different functional spheres.
There were leaders and representatives of international sports federations, specialized organizations; national Olympic committees (NOCs), the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), including the OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad AL-SABAH were among participants. The President of Turkmenistan HE Gurbanguly BERDYMUHAMEDOV opened the Congress personally.
President of the Children of Asia Games International Committee Mr. Dmitry GLUSHKO thanked the Turkmen leadership in his speech for their systematic preparation of young athletes for Children of Asia Games and noted that the united team of this country regularly comes to Yakutsk for competitions since 2008. In addition, Mr. Dmitry GLUSHKO told about preparations for the upcoming 1st Winter Children of Asia Games 2019 in Sakhalin and expressed his hope for interest from Asian countries in this project.
The 6th Children of Asia ISG 2016 in Yakutsk welcomed 15 volunteers from Turkmenistan and 10 observers from the organizing committee of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
Children of Asia Games International Committee