Astana-Almaty 2011

Opening Ceremony 30 Jan 2011
Closing Ceremony 06 Feb 2011
Host City Astana-Almaty
Country Kazakhstan
Nations Participating 27
Athletes 991
Events 69
Sports 5
Sports/Disciplines 11
Media 2400

Description

The 7th Asian Winter Games will be held in two cities Astan and Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2011. The documents for the hosting city were signed in Kuwait on January 5, 2006. The Government of Kazakhstan plans to allocate US$726 mln in the 2008 budget for construction and renovation of the sports facilities for the games, including the Medeo skating rink and the Shymbulak skating area to the south east of the city.

Opening Ceremony:
Astana Arena Stadium, Astana

Closing Ceremony:
Baluan Sholak Sport Palace, Almaty

SPORTS / DISCIPLINES

  • Bandy
    BN
  • Biathlon
    BT
  • Ice Hockey
    IH
  • Skating
    • Short Track Speed Skating
      STS
    • Speed Skating
      SSK
    • Figure Skating
      FSK
  • Skiing
    • Ski Jumping
      SIJ
    • Ski Orienteering
      SIO
    • Alpine Skiing
      ALS
    • Cross Country Skiing
      CCS
    • Freestyle Skiing
      FRS

NEWS

Media happy with Winter Games services
04 Apr 2011

Kuwait City: More than 90% of media personnel gave the thumbs-up to the media operations and services at the 7th Asian Winter Games in Astana and Almaty, Kazakhstan, according to a post-Games media survey conducted by th.....

Overseas TV coverage of AWG totals over 400 hours
02 Mar 2011

Kuwait:The growing popularity of winter sports in Asia was reflected in the broadcasting figures for the 7th Asian Winter Games in Astana and Almaty, Kazakhstan, from January 30 to February 6.

IEC in Sports, the S.....

PHOTOS

VIDEOS