Third Games of CIS countries to be held in Azerbaijan’s Ganja city
Ganja, the second largest city in Azerbaijan, has been selected as the venue for the upcoming third Games of the CIS countries, as announced by Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan, Mariana Vasileva, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Trend.
The event is scheduled to take place in 2025.
Azer Aliyev, Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan, expressed utmost confidence in the successful and high-quality organization of this competition.
The opening ceremony of the second CIS Games was held in Minsk on August 5. Originally planned with a focus on young people, the format of the event has undergone some changes.
Currently, the second Games of the CIS countries are underway in 11 cities across Belarus from August 4 to 14. The event encompasses 20 sports and brings together over 2,000 athletes from various countries, including Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.