Third Asian Youth Games in H’tota
Asian Olympic Committee President Sheikh Ahmad al-Sabah said
Hambantota has been chosen to host the third Asian Youth Games in 2017.
He made the announcement at a press briefing at the Sri Lanka
National Olympic Committee Auditorium last evening.
This will be the biggest sporting event to be hosted by Sri Lanka.
The 2017 Asian Youth Games, the junior version of the Asian Games, will
see the participation of over 5,000 sportsmen and women vying for
honours in 12 sports disciplines, representing 45 countries.