Turkmenistan NOC is taking part in the Olympic Solidarity OCA Regional Forum
28 March, 2017 (17:56)
Source: NOC of Turkmenistan
Today, on the 28 of March, the Olympic Solidarity Regional Forum for Central, South East and East Asia is taking place in the Incheon. The forum is dedicated to Olympic Solidarity Program of the International Olympic Committee and is organized by the IOC and Olympic Council of Asia. More than 70 representatives from 25 NOCs, as well as representatives from of IOC and OCA, have attended the event. The Turkmenistan NOC was represented by its General Secretary Azat Muradov and the leading specialist of the international department Maksat Gokov.
During the two day forum, the main focus of discussion had been the Olympic Solidarity Programmes for 2017-2020 which include new financing programmes and opportunities for athletes and coaches.
Olympic Solidarity of International Olympic Committee is an IOC organization, which coordinates the activities of the NOCs aimed at the development of the Olympic movement. The programme covers different areas such as providing NOC with the funding for administrative activities, conducting training courses for coaches who work with the future athletes of Olympic and Asian Games and providing scholarships for coaches and elite athletes.
Within the regional forum, the Turkmenistan NOC delegation presented a report on the planning and preparations progress for the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.