The 1 Eurasian ICAS Amateur Games took place in Antalya, Turkey, on th April 29- May 08 2018. The event gathered more than 1000 participants and guests from more than 10 countries. There were held 4 competitions in football (8×8), tennis, beach volleyball and beach tennis.
Competitions “The First Eurasian Amateur Games” Antalya 2018 “were prepared and conducted by ICAS in conjunction with major Russian sports amateur associations:
– Amateur Football Association, Association President Ilya Shekhtman;
– Association of beach sports “Sportbeach”, President of the Association Oleg Aleksandrov;
– Tennis Club RTC and the Commission for Amateur Tennis FTR, director Elena Karabut.
These organizations have a lot of experience in conducting mass amateur competitions in Russia and abroad. Games in Antalya in 2018. in fact, are the union of three large traditional tournaments in mini football, tennis, beach volleyball and beach tennis, organized in different venues at the sports facilities of three hotels on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey under uniform rules and under the auspices of ICAS.
The Games Opening Ceremony “Antalya 2018” was held at SUENO Hotels Beach, Side, Antalya, on April 30, 2018. At the Ceremony, President of the LO Football Mr. Ilya Shekhtman, ICAS Director General Mr. Alexei Polyushkin, Director General of the International Sports Exchange Center, General Administration of Sport, China Mr. Juan Linai, a State Duma deputy, a multiple Olympic champion and world champion Mrs. Irina Rodnina, Honored Master Sport of Russia, President of the LO festival Football Mr. Evgeny Lovchev, well-known TV presenter of the Russian TV Oksana Pushkina addressed the participants and guests of the competition. During the salute, the national anthems of Russia and Turkey were performed. At the end of the official part artists of the stage Vladimir Luchnikov and Vladislav Agafonov performed a musical show.
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