The Olympic Council of Asia has signed a video link with the hosts wishing to host the 6th Asian Indoor Games (AIMAG) in 2021. According to him, the Asian Games in this direction will be held in the first half of 2021 in Bangkok and Pattaya, Thailand. Martial arts and indoor competitions will be held in 24 sports.
“We appreciate the fact that the National Olympic Committee of Thailand and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand have been actively supporting the Asian Olympic Movement for many years,” said Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, President of the Olympic Council of Asia. – The first Asian Martial Arts Games were held here in 2005 indoors and in 2009. Thailand has always valued the potential and popularity of these Games. Therefore, we are confident that the Games will be successful in 2021 as well.
The President of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand, Deputy Prime Minister General Pravit Wongsuwon on behalf of the Kingdom of Thailand thanked the Olympic Council of Asia for granting the right to host the 6th Asian Games in Martial Arts and Indoor Sports. He said he was pleased that the first Asian Indoor Games were held in Bangkok in 2005 and the first Asian Games in Martial Arts in 2009, and now they have the privilege of hosting the continent’s prestigious joint competitions.
It is known that the Asian Indoor Games were held in 2005 in Bangkok (Thailand), in 2007 – in Mecca (China), in 2009 – in Hanoi (Vietnam). The first Asian Games in martial arts were held in 2009 in Bangkok (Thailand). After that, both directions were merged and renamed the Asian Games in Martial Arts and Indoor Games.
In 2013, the tournament was held in Incheon, and in 2017 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
AIMAG’s 24 indoor sports include athletics, billiards, bowling, dance, chess, mini-football, roller skating / mountaineering, swimming in a small pool (25 meters), Thai boxing, jiu-jitsu, cycling, Malaysian volleyball, wrestling, floorball , netball, taekwondo, indoor hockey, karate, cybersport, badminton, penchaksilat, cherliding, sambo, mechanical rowing.