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13 Events Initially Identified in 3rd Asian Youth Games
Date:2019-04-24    Source:Shantou Daily

On April 23, the delegation of the Olympic Council of Asia, led by Ng Ser Miang, Member of Executive Committee of OCA and IOC Executive Board, inspected and exchanged opinions on the preparatory work and related situation of the Asian Youth Games with the Shantou Municipal Government, and held the third technical meeting of the Asian Youth Games in which preparations for the Asian Youth Games were introduced.
There are 21 stadiums in the city. By the time of Asian Youth Games, their upgrade will be finished according to the standards and requirements of each event and under the principle of "major amendment and minor construction". Meanwhile, a new sports center with an area of 276 mu to be built in the East Campus of Shantou University in the East Coast New Town will be undertaken large-scale activities such as the opening and closing ceremonies of the Asian Youth Games.
At the 3rd Asian Youth Games technical meeting held on the afternoon, opinions were exchanged between both parties concerning the date of the commencement, marketing development, competing events, age limit, and venue construction, etc., and 13 events were initially in arrangement, respectively, track and field, swimming (alongwith diving), football, basketball, gymnastics, table tennis, sailing (windsurfing), martial arts, badminton, golf, taekwondo, rock climbing, and handball.

Source:Shantou Daily, April 24, 2019






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