2016 World Nomad Games

The 2016 World Nomad Games was held in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan from 3 - 8 September 2016 with 23 sports featured in the games. The program of the second edition included 23 kinds of ethnosport.[1] 40 countries participated in this games.[2][3]

2nd World Nomad Games
Host cityCholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan
Nations participating40
Events23 sports
Opening ceremony3 September 2016
Closing ceremony8 September 2016
Officially opened byAlmazbek Atambaev
President of Kyrgyzstan
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SportsEdit

  • Equestrian Sports (Horse Sports) (6): Horse Racing (At Chabysh / Jorgo salysh / Kunan Chabysh) + Horse Competitions (Kok-boru /Er enish / Cirit)
  • Martial Arts Sports (Traditional Wrestling) (7): Mass-wrestling / Kazakh kuresh / Goresh / Gyulesh / Aba kurosh / Kyrgyz kurosh / Alysh
  • Traditional Sports (8): Traditional Games (Ordo) + Horse Racing (Chong at chabysh) + Traditional Archers Bow (Hiking shooting/Horseback shooting / Mass bow range) + Traditional Hunting (Burkut saluu: "Undok", "Chyrga" / Dalba oynotuu / Taygan jarysh)
  • Traditional Intellectual (2): Togyz Korgool / Mangala

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kyrgyzstan25252979
2  Turkmenistan153624
3  Kazakhstan12131338
4  Russia1251027
5  Azerbaijan44715
6  Iran251118
7  Georgia2103
8  Uzbekistan14712
9  Bashkortostan13610
10  Tatarstan1225
11  Slovakia1203
12  Mongolia1168
13  Serbia1102
14  Hungary1045
15  Moldova1023
16  Turkey1001
17  Ukraine04711
18  Tajikistan0224
  United States0224
20  Armenia0213
21  Ecuador0112
  Poland0112
23  Lithuania0055
24  China0044
25  Argentina0022
  Belarus0022
  Latvia0022
  South Korea0022
29  Afghanistan0011
  Brazil0011
  India0011
  Norway0011
Totals (32 nations)8181138300

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About the Games". worldnomadgames.com. Archived from the original on 2016-08-20. Retrieved 2016-09-03.
  2. ^ "World Nomad Games opening ceremony 2016". EuroNews.
  3. ^ Walker, Shaun (4 September 2016). "Welcome to the World Nomad Games: 'If Genghis Khan was alive, he'd be here'". The Guardian.

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