Ashgabat 2017
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.
5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games  Ashgabat 2017
Host City Ashgabat
Country Turkmenistan
Nations Participating 45
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28.11.2014
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan: The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) signed a Memorandum on Friday, November 28, for joint participation in...

29.11.2013
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan: The host nation of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games has much grander plans for the long-term future of sport in Turkmenistan - organising t...

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