: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Central Asia: World Nomad Games moved to 2021 due to pandemic


BISHKEK (TCA) — Turkish authorities have moved the Fourth World Nomad Games to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service reported.

The games, an international competition dedicated to ethnic sports, were scheduled to be held in the Turkish city of Bursa in autumn this year.
The President of the Turkey-based World Ethnosport Confederation, Bilal Erdogan, said on July 9 that the decision was made after consultations with Turkey’s Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Youth and Sports, and Health Ministry to prevent a surge in coronavirus cases.
The World Nomad Games were initiated by Kyrgyzstan and held for the first time in the …read more

Source:: The Times of Central Asia

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