Islamic Solidarity Games
The Islamic Solidarity Games is a multidisciplinary sports organization organized by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) and between the countries that are members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. It organizes the "Islamic Solidarity Games" to promote the development of athletes of Islamic geography and to strengthen the culture of fraternity and solidarity among athletes. Non-Muslim citizens of the member countries are also allowed to participate in the games.
The first Islamic Solidarity Games were held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2005. The 2nd Islamic Solidarity Games, which were to be held in Tehran, the capital of Iran, in 2009, were postponed until 2010, but were later canceled.
The 3rd Games were held in Palembang, Indonesia in 2013 and the 4th Games were held in Baku in 2017.
Konya 2021, 5th Islamic Solidarity Games
The 5th Islamic Solidarity Games, which were to be held in Konya in 2021, have been postponed to 2022 due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
It is expected that 56 member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation will participate in the Games, which will be held in Konya from August 09 to 18, 2022.
The Games, which will be held in 14 sports venues, will feature 483 sports competitions in 24 different sports.
For more information, please visit www.konya2021.com.