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Children of Asia International Sports Games

The Children of Asia International Sports Games is an international multi-sport event for young athletes from the Russian regions, countries of Asia, and members of the Olympic Council of Asia. The Games were first organized in 1996 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the modern Olympic Movement

The Children of Asia International Sports Games is the only sports competition in Russia held under the patronage of the IOC and supported by the OCA and Russian Olympic Committee.  The first event was held in 1996. The last edition was held in Vladivostok in 2022.


no. year date host city
7 2022 July 27 - August 8 Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai
6 2016 5 to 17 July Yakutsk, Sakha Republic (Yakutia)  
5 2012 July 4-16 Yakutsk, Mirnyi and Neryungri,, Sakha Republic (Yakutia) 
4 2008 3 july - 13 july Yakutsk, Sakha Republic (Yakutia) 
3 2004 23 july - 30 july Yakutsk, Sakha Republic (Yakutia) 
2 2000 4-13 August Yakutsk, Sakha Republic (Yakutia) 
1 1996 9-16 August Yakutsk, Sakha Republic (Yakutia) 

2022 Games

The 7th Summer Children of Asia Games were due to be held in 2020, however, due to the coronavirus pandemic the Games were postponed to 2022.The 2022 Children of Asia International Sports Games were held in Vladivostok, Russia. It was the first time the Games were held outside the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). The mascots are the Far Eastern Leopard and Amur Tiger. The Games ran from July 27 to August 8, 2022.


Here are the participating countries from the event in 2022: Afghanistan, Armenia, Far Eastern Federal District, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mongolia, Moscow, Pakistan, Primorsky Krai 1, Primorsky Krai 2, Republic of Bashkortostan, Republic of Tatarstan, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ural Federal District, Uzbekistan

Due to the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces in 2022, some countries chose not to participate. some of the teams registered to participate but did not include: Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Jordan, Nepal, Korea, Syria, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, China, Vietnam and UAE.


Athletes of the 7th Games in Vladivostok athletes were competing for medals in 19 sports: badminton, basketball (3x3 basketball), kurash, khapsagai wrestling, boxing, volleyball (beach volleyball), judo, track and field athletics, mas-wrestling, table tennis, swimming (including open water swimming), shooting, sambo, wrestling (freestyle, Greco-Roman), archery, dance sports (breaking), taekwondo, mini-football (futsal), rhythmic gymnastics.

Winter Events

The first Winter version of the Children of Asia International Sports Games was held from 13-15 February 2019 in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia.

A second Winter Games was held in 23 february - 05 march 2023 in Kemerovo, Russia. A total of 814 athletes from more than 10 countries took part at the Games.

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