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Agger    369

Well. I've found by life goal. I'm gonna become world champion in Toguz korgool! :thumbup:

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Gianlu33    835

But.. Really? We really need this multi-sport competition too? :lol: 

Who are the next, the peoples that have a cat? :facepalm:

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heywoodu    2,966
7 hours ago, Gianlu33 said:

But.. Really? We really need this multi-sport competition too? :lol: 

Who are the next, the peoples that have a cat? :facepalm:

We don't need it, just like we don't need a multi-sport competition for countries that happen to be situated around a random piece of water (Mediterranean Games). But since it doesn't hurt anyone, why not? 

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Dmitry    32
4 hours ago, heywoodu said:

We don't need it, just like we don't need a multi-sport competition for countries that happen to be situated around a random piece of water (Mediterranean Games). But since it doesn't hurt anyone, why not? 

Mas-wrestling look interesting.

 

I have seen a video with kok-boru rules and the speaker said that player who consumed alcohol or drug before the game can't play. Why? :lol: 


It will be funny to see the Games with petanque, basque pelota, gorodki and something like this.

 

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Griff88    184
On 5/9/2016 at 01:26, heywoodu said:

How do you see the results there? I click on those things and all that happens is that it expends, no results come up.

 

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I'm also lost :wacko:

 

And btw Toguz korgool and Mangala is just a variation of "Congklak" (Indonesian traditional game). Man, we should've sent children to those events

 

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dcro    2,456

:KGZ Kyrgyzstan topped the medal table with 79 medals (25 gold). :TKM Turkmenistan 2nd with 24 (15 gold). You don't see those nations at the top very often. :d

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Griff88    184

Apparently our National Games website is identical to Rio 2016 website... :mumble:

 

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Griff88    184

Asian Beach Games Opening is on the way in Da Nang, Vietnam. Guess who is joining the party

 

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P.S: It's a bit unfortunate for Vietnam as strong winds and rain started right after the opening sequence and the giant screen failing afterwards

 

Watch here:http://vtv.vn/truyen-hinh-truc-tuyen/vtv1.htm

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heywoodu    2,966
On 9/15/2016 at 06:35, Griff88 said:

Apparently our National Games website is identical to Rio 2016 website... :mumble:

 

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That's pretty interesting indeed :d

 

 

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JoshMartini007    121

It's a shame the Asian Beach Games don't have more water sports, the water is like half the beach. Sailing is a bit omission, you could also add surfing or water skiing. Canoeing isn't exactly a beach sport, but you do have rowing (maybe paddle-boarding).

 

I'm also glad cross-country made it to the program. I personally find it more interesting that the 10000m track event.

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dcro    2,456
13 minutes ago, JoshMartini007 said:

It's a shame the Asian Beach Games don't have more water sports, the water is like half the beach. Sailing is a bit omission, you could also add surfing or water skiing. Canoeing isn't exactly a beach sport, but you do have rowing (maybe paddle-boarding).

 

I'm also glad cross-country made it to the program. I personally find it more interesting that the 10000m track event.

 

I always thought that cross-country would need to replace steeplechase and not 10000m, since the idea of steeplchase seems to be to recreate the cross-country conditions inside the stadium. Although, cross-country will also need to have jumps then.

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MHSN    244
2 hours ago, JoshMartini007 said:

It's a shame the Asian Beach Games don't have more water sports, the water is like half the beach. Sailing is a bit omission, you could also add surfing or water skiing. Canoeing isn't exactly a beach sport, but you do have rowing (maybe paddle-boarding).

 

I'm also glad cross-country made it to the program. I personally find it more interesting that the 10000m track event.

 

This is completely up to the host nation to set the program, I believe only few sports like Beach soccer and beach volley have a safe place.

 

btw I have hard time to understand Iranian officials. they pulled out all team sports from the competition, Iran had a very good chance for few gold medals here. even in other sports they are just participating, without really caring about the results, they didn't use maximum quota they could. and also no female athletes at all !!

I can't understand, if they care, why sending such a depleted delegation, and if they don't care (which I can understand since this is not a big deal) why they are sending small group of athletes in 9 different sports !! :mumble:

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