Islamic Solidarity games 2021 (ISG)have been organized, and the official announcement of venue and host is made. Let’s find out about the ISG and other information.
ISG is a multi-sport and multinational event that includes the organization of Islamic cooperation athletes competing in various sports. Initially, the ISG was started to strengthen the Islamic values in youth and Islamic camaraderie.
The Islamic conference currently has 57 members across all the Islamic nations. The first Islamic Solidarity games 2021 were held in Mecca, Saudi Arabia in 2005. In the first event organized, 7000 athletes(male only) participated from 54 countries to compete against each other in 13 different sports.
After the first edition, the second was canceled due to a dispute between Iran and the Arab world. The event was scheduled in 2009, however, it was organized again in 2010 in Iran. Since 2010 the ISG has been organized every 4 years.
|2005||April 8 to 20||Mecca, Saudi Arabia|
|2013||September 22 to October 1||Palembang, Indonesia|
|2017||May 12 to 22||Baku, Azerbaijan|
|2021( Postponed to 2022)||August 9 to 18, 2022||Konya, Turkey|
Initially, as per the record, ISG was going to hold it in 2021. The fifth edition in 2021 was going to be held in Konya, Turkey. However, the dates conflicted with the 2021 Olympics held in Tokyo. So, it was again postponed in August 2022 after being postponed due to Covid-19. This year, the Islamic Solidarity Games will be held in August in Konya, Turkey. Here’s the Schedule and events of ISG:
|August 5, 2022||Cycling|
|August 6, 2022||Cycling|
|August 7, 2022||Handball, Swimming, cycling, and table tennis|
|August 8, 2022||Swimming, cycling, handball, table tennis, volleyball, and football|
|August 9, 2022||Opening ceremony, archery, swimming, bocce, football, handball, shooting, table tennis, taekwondo, and volleyball|
|August10, 2022||Athletics, swimming, bocce, football, handball, gymnastics, Wrestling, archery, shooting, table tennis, taekwondo, and volleyball|
|August 11, 2022||Athletics, wrestling, archery, gymnastics, weightlifting, cycling, handball, shooting, table tennis, swimming, bocce, football, taekwondo, and volleyball|
|August 12, 2022||Cycling, bocce, football, Athletics, wrestling, weightlifting, archery, handball, taekwondo, and volleyball|
|August 13, 2022||Athletics, bocce, football, handball, wrestling, weightlifting, archery, cycling, taekwondo, and volleyball|
|August 14, 2022||Athletics, cycling, swimming, football, gymnastics, 3×3 basketball, weightlifting, archery, fencing, handball, shooting, table tennis, and volleyball|
|August 15, 2022||Athletics, archery, fencing, swimming, Judo, 3×3 basketball, weightlifting, football, shooting, table tennis, and volleyball|
|August 16, 2022||Swimming, football, shooting, Judo, 3×3 basketball, archery, fencing, kickboxing|
|August 17, 2022||Fencing, swimming, Judo, 3×3 basketball, archery, gymnastics, karate, kickboxing|
|August 18, 2022||Closing ceremony, karate, archery, gymnastics, and kickboxing|