2021 Asian Youth Video games postponed till Dec 2022 due  to COVID-19

GUANGZHOU – The 2021 Asian Youth Video games can be postponed till December 2022 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, the Chinese language Olympic Committee (COC) stated in an announcement on Wednesday. The third Asian Youth Video games was initially scheduled to be held in Shantou, south China’s Guangdong province from November 20-28, 2021. The brand new schedule can be December 20-28, 2022, in keeping with the COC assertion. “The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), the COC and the native organizing committee had an in-depth dialogue and made the choice collectively, as a way to defend the pursuits of each nationwide/regional Olympic committee and make sure the security and well being of all athletes,” the assertion stated. Shantou gained the appropriate to host the third Asian Youth Video games in 2019. The Asian Youth Video games are among the many prime 5 multisport occasions in Asia.

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