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Ashgabat 2017

Opening Ceremony 17 Sep 2017
Closing Ceremony 27 Sep 2017
Host City Ashgabat
Country Turkmenistan
Nations Participating 49
Events 351
Sports 14
Sports/Disciplines 21

Description

The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games will be held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in 2017. This will be the first OCA Games to be held in the Central Asian country. The host city contract signing ceremony took place in Kuwait on December 19, 2010.

The 5th AIMAG will take place in the Olympic Village, a multi-purpose sports facility which is being constructed in the capital. The complex will feature 30 venues, and the first phase of construction is estimated at USD2 billion..

In addition to the 45 NOCs of the OCA, the following 17 NOCs from Oceania will participate in the Games:

Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

Seven associate members of ONOC will also compete: New Caledonia, Tokelau, Niue, Norfolk Island, Tahiti, Wallis and Futuna, Northern Marianas.

The following sports will be included for the 5th AIMAG:

Chess, Futsal, Tennis, Muay Thai, Sambo, Kurash, Jiu Jitsu, Bowling, Cycling (track), Swimming, Indoor Athletics, Weightlifting (Powerlifting), Basketball, Taekwondo (WTF), Dance Sport, Kickboxing, Belt Wrestling, Wrestling (FS/Greco Roman), Cue Sport (Billiards and Snooker).

The OCA President said other sports would be considered in order to promote the Olympic sports movement in Turkmenistan.

SPORTS / DISCIPLINES

  • Aquatics
    • Short Course Swimming 25m
      ASC
  • Athletics
    • Athletics, Indoor
      ATI
  • Basketball
    • Basketball 3X3
      B33
  • Billiards Sports
    BS
  • Bowling
    BW
  • Chess
    CH
  • Cycling
    • Cycling Track
      CTK
  • Dance Sports
    DS
  • Equestrian
  • Football
  • Ju-Jitsu
    JJ
  • Kickboxing
    KB
  • Kurash
    KU
  • Muay
    MY
  • Sambo
    SB
  • Taekwondo
    TK
  • Tennis
    TE
  • Traditional Wrestling
    TW
  • Weightlifting
    WL
  • Wrestling
    • Wrestling
      WR
    • Belt Wrestling
      WBR

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