10 days left before the 2nd Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games in Kuzbass

In honor of the major event, acts and flash mobs are being held in Kemerovo, Novokuznetsk, Mezhdurechensk and Tashtagol municipal district, where the competitions will take place.

"The long-awaited Children of Asia Games are getting closer: athletes, coaches and Kuzbass residents – everybody’s waiting for this sports event. I am sure that the Games will be bright, exciting and thrilling for both participants and fans! We wish you new victories and records", said Sergey Tsivilev.

In Mezhdurechensk, city residents went jogging. Athletes and activists ran a distance of 1,5 km and dedicated the race to the Games. The Ice Hockey players from Kuzbass national team, who currently train in Novokuznetsk, scored 10 goals.

The 2nd Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games will be held from February 23 to March 5, 2023. Athletes from 12 Asian countries, the Republic of Belarus and 8 regions of Russia will take part in the Games. The opening ceremony of the Games will be held on February 25 in Kemerovo.

The sports program includes Cross-Country Skiing, Speed Skating, Speed Skating (Short Track), Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Ski Jumping, Freestyle Skiing, Snowboard, Alpine Skiing and Snow Volleyball. Also, for the first time in the history of the Games, esports competition (demonstration sports) will be held.