1st Turkic Council University Sports Games
Bayramov, Zaur vs. Romanov, Almanbet
First Turkic Council University Sports Games, co-organized by the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan, will be held on 5-10 April 2018 in Baku. The aim of the Games is to bring together and socialize the young athletes of the countries sharing the same history and cultural heritage through the unifying power of sports, as well as to strengthen ties of friendship and fraternity among the youngsters and brotherly societies. Approximately 400 university athletes and coaches from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey will be attending the event, and also chess team competition of boys and girls.Turkic Council University Sports Games (Turkic Universiade) will be organized every two years with widespread participation from the Turkic world.