Kazakhstan willing to compete for hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games

ASTANA. July 12. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan intends to compete for the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. This was announced during the press conference in Almaty by the vice-president of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan Pavel Novikov.

"November 14 of this year application accepting process for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games finishes. To date Kazakhstan has twice applied for a Winter Olympics, but this time we have a greater chance," said P.Novikov.

According to him, the city-holder of the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games will be clarified by a vote of 31 June 2015 in Kuala Lumpur at the session by the Olympic Committee. To become a winner Kazakhstan is taking step by step activity: it successfully carried out the 7th Asian Winter Games in 2010, and there is the upcoming 2017 Winter Universiade. At the same time, the heads of various international sports federations, who visited our country, do highly appreciate the potential of Almaty.

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