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Turkmenistan prepares for 5th Asian Games

27 March 2017 14:55 (UTC+04:00)
Turkmenistan prepares for 5th Asian Games

By Trend

Turkmen embassy in Baku released video about preparation for the 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games which will be held in Ashgabat on September 17-27, 2017.

There will be 21 sports included in the Games. In addition to the 19 sports originally involved in the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, Turkmen traditional wrestling Goresh, and Equestrian Jumping were added to the competition schedule. The proposal was accepted by the Olympic Council of Asia and jointly approved.

In 2010, the Olympic Council of Asia, the National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan and the administration of Ashgabat city signed an agreement to stage the 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan.

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