2018 World Nomad Games

The 2018 World Nomad Games (Kyrgyz: Дүйнөлүк көчмөндөр оюндары 2018, Russian: Всемирные игры кочевников 2018) was held in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan from 2 - 8 September 2018 with 37 sports being featured in the games. Featured sports include eagle hunting, bone throwing and kok-boru.[1] The opening ceremony was attended by President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.[citation needed] It was announced during the festival that Kyrgyzstan would not be hosting the games in 2020, saying that Turkey will be hosting the games that year.[2]

3rd World Nomad Games
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Host cityCholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan
MottoUnited Force, United in Spirit
Nations participating82
Athletes participatingOver 2000
Events37 sports
Opening ceremony2 September 2018
Closing ceremony8 September 2018
Officially opened byPresident of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov
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37 sports[3][4][5] events were held, with 27 countries gaining medals.[6]

MedalsEdit

Spurce:[7]

RankyesGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)403231103
2  Kazakhstan (KAZ)18243072
3  Russia (RUS)17122756
4  Turkmenistan (TKM)1051227
5  Uzbekistan (UZB)781833
6  Hungary (HUN)44412
7  Iran (IRI)43512
8  Ukraine (UKR)3339
9  Mongolia (MGL)241117
10  Turkey (TUR)2136
11  Antigua and Barbuda (ANT)2013
12  Azerbaijan (AZE)16815
13  Tajikistan (TJK)1225
14  China (CHN)1146
15  Bulgaria (BUL)1012
  Germany (GER)1012
  Serbia (SRB)1012
  United Arab Emirates (UAE)1012
19  Latvia (LAT)1001
  Lithuania (LTU)1001
21  Georgia (GEO)0235
22  Ghana (GHA)0202
23  United States (USA)0123
24  Estonia (EST)0112
25  Argentina (ARG)0101
  Poland (POL)0101
27  Moldova (MDA)0022
28  Armenia (ARM)0011
  India (IND)0011
  Japan (JPN)0011
  Netherlands (NED)0011
  Singapore (SIN)0011
Totals (32 yess)118113176407

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 World Nomad Games kick off in Kyrgyzstan". Tass.com. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Kyrgyzstan kicks off third World Nomad Games". Dailysabah.com. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20191128182340/http://worldnomadgames.com/en/schedule-events/
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20191128182417/http://worldnomadgames.com/en/sport/Flat-Racing/
  5. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20191128192440/http://worldnomadgames.com/en/sport/
  6. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20191129122636/http://worldnomadgames.com/en/medals/
  7. ^ http://worldnomadgames.com/en/medals/

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