Representatives of the National The National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of the seven countries in the Central Asian Council of Asia gathered in the capital of Kazakhstan to discuss issues of cooperation and the prospects for the Central Asian games. The meeting was held on the initiative of T. Kulibayev, head of Kazakhstan's NOC, who voiced the proposal in September 2019.
Having discussed the importance of holding sports competitions to strengthen international relations between Central Asian countries, The general secretaries of the NOCs decided to hold the Central Asian Games in 2021. The year was specifically chosen: on the one hand, immediately after the Olympic Games, on the On the one hand, immediately after the Olympics, and on the other, before the 2022 Asian Games, which would help test the level of the national teams and prepare for new competitions.
It is reported that the periodicity and types of sports of the Central Asian Games have not yet been established. At the meeting it was It was proposed that the program include both Olympic and non-Olympic sports. The meeting suggested that the program should include traditional sports that are not part of the Olympics. Technical nuances on the given question were set to be considered by the working group within After that the heads of CA NOCs will make a decision at the Assembly of CA countries.
At the end of the meeting, the NOC of Kazakhstan and the NOC of Turkmenistan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, which provides for joint training camps and interaction on anti-doping.