On September 9, 2011 Karakol welcomed American Corners and Centers in Kyrgyzstan (ACKG) Marathon at the main squire. It was organized by Karakol American corner, alumni and Peace Corps volunteers for approximately 500 people, who attended this event. The opening ceremony started from the remarks of Issyk-Kul oblast library director and the oblast deputy governor. Press Attaché of the U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan Christian Wright Continue reading
Thirteen young athletes will represent Tajikistan in the I Summer Youth Olympic Games, said Maliksho Nematov, the head of the Committee for Youth, Sports and Tourism Affairs.
“Among them are Bahodur Qodirov (free-style wrestling), Abduqodir Barotov (track and field), K. Zayniddinova (archery), Sh. Shukurova (taekwon-do WTF), D. Atabayev (track and field), and some others,” Neamtov said.
The 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games (officially known as I Summer Youth Olympic Games) is the inaugural event of the Summer Youth Olympics, a major international sports and cultural festival to be celebrated in the tradition of the Summer Olympic Games from August 14-26 2010, during the XXIX Olympiad. The Games will be held in Singapore, in a decision announced on February 21 2008 after mail voting by 105 members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). More than 3,500 athletes will participate in Youth Olympic Games (YOG). The YOG will feature 26 sports, forming a total of 31 disciplines.