The AYG will be a regional event open to all Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) members, with a projected 45 National Olympic Councils (NOCs) expected to send about 1,300 top juniors to compete in the 9 sports offered, namely Athletics, Aquatics (Swimming and Diving), 3-on-3 Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Bowling, Football, Sailing, Shooting, Table Tennis.
The OCA has given Singapore the nod to host the multi-sport event for athletes aged between 14 and 17, which will be an ideal avenue for participating NOCs to build good relations within the Asian family.
Singapore is proud to host the inaugural Asian Youth Games in 2009, which will be held from 29 June to 7 July, and warmly welcome all OCA member nations to participate in the event.
The bowling event will be held at the Orchid Bowl, Orchid Country Club from July 3 to 6 comprising of 4 boys and 4 girls team. Four events namely Singles, Doubles, Team of 4 and the Masters will be contested. Detailed schedule and entry forms will be available soon.
More information can be found at www.ayg2009.sg.