World nomad games in Kyrgyzstan

Всемирные игры кочевников в Киргизии

In Kyrgyzstan on lake Issyk-Kul started the third world nomad games.

The tournament was attended by over two thousand athletes from more than 80 countries. Among them, the representatives of Poland, Australia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Russia, Spain, Kazakhstan, Turkey and others.

Traditionally the hostess of games – the national team of Kyrgyzstan – the arena brought the head of state Sooronbai Jeenbekov.

The competition will be held at the 37 types of ethnosport: among which camel racing, wrestling, archery, traditional intellectual games and others.

Cheer for your team arrived the President of Turkey (Recep Tayyip Erdogan), the President of Kazakhstan (Nursultan Nazarbayev), the Prime Minister of Hungary (Viktor Orban), the Emir of the UAE, and other officials and distinguished guests.

Third world nomad games, which are held every two years, this time will last until 8 September. The previous games also took place on the territory of Kyrgyzstan. In 2020 they will be held in Turkey.

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