5th Children of Asia International Sports Games
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Children of Asia International Sports Games, 2008
This singular event offers a unique opportunity to promote the Olympic ideals, including fair play and tolerance, as well as to further engage young people in healthy lifestyles.
The event will unite young people from all around the world to participate and compete in 20 different sports. This year, three new sporting disciplines will be introduced: swimming, sambo and freestyle wrestling for persons with disabilities.
The event, organized by the Administration of Children of Asia International Sports Games, will be held in July 2012 in Russian Federation under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee and of UNESCO. UNESCO has awarded patronage to the Event in recognition of its potential to contribute to the achievement of an inclusive and participatory global society.
|Type of Event||Event under UNESCO Patronage|
|Start||04.07.2012 10:00 local time|
|End||16.07.2012 15:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Mclennan, Nancy|
|Organizer||Administration of Children of Asia International Sports Games|
|City||Yakutsk, Mirny and Neryungri of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia)|
|Permanent Delegation Contact||Permanent Delegation of the Russian Federation to UNESCO|
|Language of Event|
|Estimated number of participants||5000|
|Official Website||5th Children of Asia International Sports Games|
|Link 1||Physical Education and Sport at UNESCO|