2021 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games to feature 29 sports

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The 2021 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, officially known as th 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, scheduled to hold from 10 to 20 March 2022 in Bangkok and Chonburi, Thailand, will feature 29 kinds of sports.
The tourney has been postponed to next year due to Covid-19 disease, officials said.
Due to the epidemic this year, most of the competitions have been postponed until next year, and the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games will be the first to be held in 2022, officials added.
Most Asian countries, including Myanmar, will compete in the tournament.
Basketball, Badminton, Billiards, BMX Cycling, Bowling, Cheerleading, Chess, Dance sports, Futsal, Roller sports, Sport climbing, Floorball, FPV drone racing (demonstration), Indoor athletic, Indoor hockey, Indoor rowing, Ju-jitsu, Karate, Kickboxing, Kurash, Muay Thai, Netball, Pencak Silat, Sambo, Shooting, Short course swimming, SepakTakraw, Taekwondo, Teqball (demonstration), Volleyball and Wrestling will be included in the tourney, officials continued.
Myanmar will compete in the tournament but has not yet chosen sports categories.
If Myanmar competes, it is likely to compete in less than ten kinds of sports, officials said.
The event was formerly known as the Asian Games and the Asian Martial Arts Games, but since 2013 it has been renamed the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
That is the third time the Games have been held since the name was changed. It was held twice in 2013 and 2017, respectively. — Ko Nyi Lay/ GNLM

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