Kuzbass met the national teams of Thailand, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and Lebanon.

Today, February 22, 43 athletes, coaches and team representatives have arrived at the airport today: 5 from Afghanistan (alpine skiing — 3 athletes, 1 coach, 1 representative), 2 from Thailand (figure skating — 1 athlete, 1 coach), 32 from Kazakhstan (short track - 10 athletes, 4 coaches, 1 representative; skiing — 12 athletes, 4 coaches, 1 representative) and 4 from Lebanon (snowboarding — 3 athletes, 1 coach).

The 2nd Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games will be held in Kuzbass from February 23 to March 5. About a thousand young athletes from Russia and foreign countries will take part in competitions in 10 sports.

At the Leonov International Airport, athletes and team representatives are met by creative vocal and folklore groups of Kuzbass from the Kemerovo Municipal District.

45 hotels have been prepared for the arrival of the participants in Kuzbass. For the first time in the history of the Games, competitions are held on the territory of four municipalities of the region: in Kemerovo, Novokuznetsk, Mezhdurechensk and Tashtagol municipal district.