At ASIAD 20 held in the city of Nagoya (Japan), Esports will be held with a socialized budget with content for intellectual sports athletes of the countries that register to participate.
Recently, at the 42nd General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) held in Bangkok, Thailand, the OCA and the Aichi-Nagoya Asian Games Organizing Committee (AINAGOC) made it official. announced that e-sports will continue to be included as a medal-winning sport at the 20th Asian Games (ASIAD 20).
E-sports (Esports) will continue to be present at ASIAD 20
Kenneth Fok, president of the Asian E-Sports Federation (AESF), said: “AESF welcomes this announcement from OCA and AINAGOC. We are committed to working closely with AINAGOC to ensure that eSports continues to be featured as a medal sport at the 20th Asian Games in Aichi-Nagoya.”
At the same time, AESF said that esports will be organized with a socialized budget with content for intellectual sports athletes of the countries that register to participate.
It is known that Japan will be the host country of the 20th Asian Games, taking place in Nagoya (Japan) from September 19 to October 4, 2026. The above congress will have 41 official sports (including 32 Olympic sports at the Paris Olympics (France) 2024).
With the 19th Asian Games (ASIAD 19), 54 venues for organizing sports and competitions in Hangzhou (China) have been completed and guaranteed for professional work and competition service. . In which, there are 31 points to practice and prepare for competition with 40 subjects competing in 483 contents. In this July, countries will officially register the number of members attending the Congress with the host Organizing Committee. The competition program of ASIAD 19-2022 will take place from September 23 to October 8 this year.