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. 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. 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.
|Host city||Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan|
|Motto||United Force, United in Spirit|
|Athletes participating||Over 2000|
|Opening ceremony||2 September 2018|
|Closing ceremony||8 September 2018|
|Officially opened by||President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov|
|11||Antigua and Barbuda (ANT)||2||0||1||3|
|United Arab Emirates (UAE)||1||0||1||2|
|23||United States (USA)||0||1||2||3|
|Totals (32 yess)||118||113||176||407|
- "2018 World Nomad Games kick off in Kyrgyzstan". Tass.com. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
- "Kyrgyzstan kicks off third World Nomad Games". Dailysabah.com. Retrieved 7 September 2018.