World Nomad Games

World Nomad Games (Kyrgyz: Дүйнөлүк көчмөндөр оюндары) are an international sport competition dedicated to ethnic sports practiced in Central Asia. The first three World Nomad Games were held in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan. The fourth games were held in Iznik, Turkey between September 29th and October 2nd 2022.[1] More than 3000 athletes from 102 countries participated in the events.[2]

World Nomad Games athlete and falcon

Sports and disciplinesEdit

A cultural programEdit

 
2016 nomadic village

The Games are surrounded by a cultural and ethnical program. During the first edition of the Games, a yurt village was installed, and cultural events not linked with the Games' disciplines occurred, as well as other entertaining activities.

List of Nomad GamesEdit

Source:[4][5][6]

Number Year Host Country Host City Sports
1 2014   Kyrgyzstan Cholpon-Ata 10 + 4
2 2016   Kyrgyzstan Cholpon-Ata 23
3 2018   Kyrgyzstan Cholpon-Ata 37
4 2022   Turkey Iznik 13+8
5 2024   Kazakhstan TBC
  • 2020 Event delayed until 2022 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic[7][8]
  • 2022 first planned in 40 sports but was competed in 13 sports + 8 exhibition sports.

Medals (2014-2018)Edit

RankyesGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)817779237
2  Kazakhstan (KAZ)404652138
3  Russia (RUS)29174288
4  Turkmenistan (TKM)2882157
5  Uzbekistan (UZB)8122949
6  Iran (IRI)681630
7  Azerbaijan (AZE)5101530
8  Hungary (HUN)54817
9  Ukraine (UKR)371020
10  Mongolia (MGL)362332
11  Turkey (TUR)3137
12  Tajikistan (TJK)24713
13  Georgia (GEO)2338
14  Serbia (SRB)2114
15  Antigua and Barbuda2013
16  Bashkortostan13610
17  Tatarstan1225
18  Slovakia (SVK)1203
19  China (CHN)11810
20  Lithuania (LTU)1056
21  Moldova (MDA)1045
22  Latvia (LAT)1023
23  Bulgaria (BUL)1012
  Germany (GER)1012
  United Arab Emirates (UAE)1012
26  United States (USA)0347
27  Armenia (ARM)0224
28  Poland (POL)0213
29  Ghana (GHA)0202
30  Argentina (ARG)0123
31  Ecuador (ECU)0112
  Estonia (EST)0112
33  Belarus (BLR)0022
  India (IND)0022
  South Korea (KOR)0022
36  Afghanistan (AFG)0011
  Brazil (BRA)0011
  Japan (JPN)0011
  Netherlands (NED)0011
  Norway (NOR)0011
  Singapore (SIN)0011
Totals (41 entries)229224363816

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team from Kyrgyzstan prepares for World Nomad Games in Turkey". 24kg.
  2. ^ "4th World Nomad Games Started in Turkey". ULUKAYIN. 2022-09-29. Retrieved 2022-09-30.
  3. ^ "Kazakhstan Wins First Asian Kokpar Championship". The Astana Times.
  4. ^ "The first-ever «World Nomad Games»".
  5. ^ "The Second World Nomad Games".
  6. ^ "III WNG visitors Code of Conduct".
  7. ^ "Fourth World Nomad Games postponed to 2022". 24.kg.
  8. ^ "UPDATE 1/12/2019: World Nomad Games to be held in Bursa". Tot hier en verder.

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