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LAHORE: The 2021 3rd Asian Youth Games, which were scheduled to be held in Shantou, China, from November 20-28, 2021, have been postponed due to covid-19. Now the Games will be conducted from December 20-28, 2022.
“The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has informed the NOCs today that in view of the current situation of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Olympic Council of Asia, the Chinese Olympic Committee and the Shantou 2021 Asian Youth Games Organizing Committee (SAYGOC) have made a joint decision to reschedule the 3rd Asian Youth Games, initially planned for 20-28 November 2021 to the new dates of 20-28 December 2022,” the POA said in a press release. “The postponed Games will keep its original name “Shantou 2021 Asian Youth Games”.