The II CIS Games are the international competitions that will be held in the Republic of Belarus from 4 to 14 August, 2023. Athletes will competed in 20 sports in accordance with the modern programme of the Summer Olympic Games.
The II CIS Games will bring together more than 6,000 participants, including 4,000 athletes, 900 coaches and 80 judges. The competitions will take place in 11 cities of Belarus.
The solemn opening and closing ceremonies of the II CIS Games will be held at the Minsk Arena on August 5 and August 14.
The Republic of Belarus has a rich experience in hosting major sports competitions. These are the II European Games in 2019, the Ice Hockey World Championships in 2014 and a number of other international tournaments.
The Turkmenistan national team was one of the first to arrive in Belarus to participate in the CIS Games.
The Turkmenistan sports delegation includes 110 members. 80 athletes will compete in 13 sports.
The I CIS Games were held in Kazan in 2021, where 181 sets of awards in 16 sports were played.