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The Third Asian Youth Games Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Date: 2022-05-07      Source: Shantou Daily

On May 6, the Executive Committee of the Olympic Council of Asia held a meeting and decided to cancel the third Asian Youth Games, which was originally scheduled to be held in Shantou, China from December 20 to 28 this year.

This Asian Youth Games was postponed once due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking into account the current international situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in view of that the time and location of the next Asian Youth Games have been determined, after in-depth discussions with the Chinese Olympic Committee and the Organizing Committee of Shantou Asian Youth Games, the Executive Committee of the Olympic Council of Asia has made the above decision.

In the statement, the Olympic Council of Asia fully affirmed the excellent and effective work Shantou has done to organize the Asian Youth Games. The statement expressed the belief that it would make a positive contribution to promoting the development of Shantou City in all respects and the dissemination and promotion of the Olympic spirit in Asia.

Source:Shantou Daily, May 7, 2022





来源:汕头日报 2022-5-7

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