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Games of the CIS countries will be held in Belarus and Azerbaijan

21.12.2021 89 просмотров

This decision was made at a meeting of the Council for Physical Culture and Sports of the CIS countries.


The Council for Physical Culture and Sports of the CIS countries determined the place and time of the second and third CIS Games. This was announced on Monday by the press service of the Commonwealth Executive Committee following an extraordinary meeting of the council.

“The II Games will be held in 2023 in Belarus. Azerbaijan will be the venue for the 3rd Games in 2025,” the report says.

At the meeting of the council, they also considered holding sports competitions under the auspices of the Commonwealth - championships, championships and cups of the CIS in certain sports. “Today, there is no single procedure for granting the right to hold such competitions, requirements for their organizers and conditions for holding. At a meeting of the council, it was decided to instruct the working group for the preparation and holding of the Games of the CIS countries to develop a draft regulation on the championships (champions, cups) of the CIS in sports by June 1, 2022,” the press service added.

First Games of the CIS countries were held in Kazan in September. They were attended by 1,139 athletes aged 14 to 23 from Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The program of the Games included 16 sports. The competition was originally supposed to take place in August 2020, but was postponed due to the pandemic. The idea of holding the Games was put forward by Russia, the proposal was supported at a meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State in Dushanbe on September 28, 2018. The Games are held to strengthen friendly ties between peoples and the practical implementation of the Agreement on cooperation in the field of physical culture and sports of the Commonwealth countries.

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