President • 03 September, 2018

Kazakh President participates in the opening ceremony of the III World Nomad Games

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The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev participates in the opening ceremony of the III World Nomad Games held in Cholpon-Ata, reports Akorda's press service.

Presidents of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban also attended the ceremony.

More than a thousand actors, musicians, singers, riders and athletes performed in the theatrical performance using 3D-graphics, which showed circus numbers, fire show and acrobatic tricks.

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Games will be conducted in 37 sports disciplines, including 16 Kyrgyz national sports and 21 sports disciplines of other nomadic peoples. Among them there are 8 kinds of equestrian competitions for different distances, 13 variants of wrestling, 5 disciplines on shooting from a traditional bow, three intellectual competitions, and also competitions on national hunting with hounds and hunting birds. The Games will be attended by about 2000 athletes from more than 60 countries.

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