Breakdancing, Chess and Wushu (Chinese martial arts) and Yoga, Dragon and Lion Dance, Dragon Boat Racing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Sambo and Dibeke are included in the 2022 BRICS Games as medal events, reported Xinhua news agency.
Gao Zidan, Director of the General Administration of Sports of China, expressed confidence that the BRICS Games will enhance solidarity and friendship, promote peace and development.
“I believe that the 2022 BRICS Games will play a unique role in improving BRICS sports development and fostering understanding and friendship between the BRICS sports community and the BRICS people, and promoting high-quality partnerships and BRICS cooperation. The power of sport,” Gao said in a speech posted on the Games’ official website.
Registration for the competition starts from 15th August.
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