Riyadh: Saudi Arabia will host the Asian Winter Games in 2029. Saudi Arabia won the bid to host the mega sports event. The event will be held in Trojena, Neom. Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Faisal, the Minister of Sports and President of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC) announced this after the General Assembly meeting of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) in Cambodia.
TROJENA is a part of the megacity NEOM. It is located 50 kilometers from the Gulf of Aqaba coast, with elevations that range from 1,500 meters to 2,600 meters. NEOM is a project under the Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 development plan.
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The Asian Winter Games is an international multi-sport event. It is held every four years for members of the Olympic Council of Asia.
With the unlimited support by the Saudi leadership & HRH Crown Prince to the sport sector we are proud to announce we have won the bid to host AWG TROJENA2029 as the first country in west Asia, which will continue to place the kingdom as one of the leading countries in sport pic.twitter.com/GtV6OhxRhW
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