The Kuzbass national team is fully equipped for the Children of Asia Games

The solemn ceremony of handing over the equipment was hold in Novokuznetsk.

The national team of the region will be represented in all sports. In total, it consists of 149 people, 94 of them are athletes, the rest are team representatives and coaches.

"It is a great honor and responsibility that the athletes of the region will compete not as part of the SFD national team, but as an independent team, and will compete in all sports of the Games with the strongest abroad rivals. I am sure that it will be a great life school for our guys and they will perform well, because all the conditions for preparation have been created, training takes place at world-class venues. Moreover, native walls and the support of the fans help. I remind you that the entrance to all competitions will be free, so Kuzbass residents can witness wonderful sports battles, show their hospitality and support young participants, as well as choose a sport for themselves during the competitions", said Governor Sergey Tsivilev.

The set of equipment, received by the Kuzbass national team, includes: insulated jacket and trousers, headdress, scarf, gloves, as well as a sports dress suit. Special attention was paid to the practicality of the form, being based on the logo of the upcoming competitions.

On February 25, Kemerovo will host the torch relay of the upcoming Games. More than 40 athletes and honored guests of the region will carry the torch through the streets of Kuzbass capital.

On the same day, the opening ceremony of the 2nd Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games will take place. Two-time Olympic champion, two-time Olympic silver medalist and three-time world champion Yevgeny Plushenko and his son Alexander, as well as silver medalist of the XXIV Winter Olympic Games, bronze medalist of the World Championship, the second-ever two-time world junior champion (2018, 2019) Alexandra Trusova will perform in front of the audience and athletes.