The venue and time of the first Games of CIS countries has become known. As TASS informs, the Ministry Sports of Tatarstan released the related information.
The Games will be held in Kazan from August 20 to August 27, 2020. Sportsmen of CIS countries – Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine will take part in them. The organizing committee can invite other countries for participation as well. All in all Kazan is expected to welcome over 2000 sportsmen and 600 officials.
Athletes will compete in such sports as judo, sambo, beach volleyball, beach handball, futsal, boxing, Thai boxing, chess, dance sports, fencing, karate, kettlebell lifting, arm wrestling, mas-wrestling (stick tugging), wrestling, belt wrestling (koresh), athletics and basketball. Within the framework of the tournament the forum under the title “CIS- territory of sports” is also expected to take place.
One should note that Kazan is a city of good luck for Turkmen sportsmen. The 2013 Kazan Summer Universiade was especially rich in victories for them. If one takes into account that it was a debut performance of athletes of Turkmenistan in the Universiade, then the competition in Kazan that was organized six years ago, can be considered utmost successful. Turkmen wrestlers especially distinguished themselves with winning medals of all virtues in belt wrestling and sambo.
Well, sports happiness again calls to Kazan.