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6th AIMAG postponed due to COVID-19


The sixth edition of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games has been postponed.

The event that was supposed to take place in Bangkok and Chonburi, Thailand has been moved to next year due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic.

The Olympic Council of Asia has notified the Philippine Olympic Committee of the postponement.

The multi-sport event was supposed to take place from May 21 to 30 but the competing nations have called for a re-schedule. It is tentatively set for January or June of 2022.

The last AIMAG took place back in 2017 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

The Philippines had a two-gold, 14-silver, and 14-bronze output in the continental meet, with Meggie Ochoa and Annie Ramirez winning the two golds.

Events that were scheduled to be played were 3×3 basketball, Badminton, Billiards, BMX cycling, Bowling, Cheerleading, Chess, Dancesport, Esports, Extreme sports, Floorball, Futsal, Indoor athletics, Indoor hockey, Indoor rowing, Jiu-jitsu, Karate, Kickboxing, Kurash, Muaythai, Netball, Pencak silat, Sambo, Shooting, Short course swimming, Sepaktakraw, Taekwondo, Volleyball, and Wrestling.

Earlier, the 6th Asian Beach Games was also postponed.

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