Medal results from CoventryOct 22 2022
Screenshot of ICG Coventry 2022 medal results list
For all of you who are interested in the International Children’s Games Coventry 2022 medal results please have a look at the medal results list which you can download here from our website.
Shall we DAEGU?Sep 10 2022
Screenshot of"Shall we DAEGU?" promotional video
Next International Children’s Summer Gameswill take place in Daegu, Republic of Korea in 2023.In order for you to get ready for the colorful host city of Daegu please have a look at this promotional video produced by Daegu Metropolitan City: Shall we DAEGU?
Congrats to Rūta from ICGAug 17 2022
Rūta Meilutytė from Lithuania succesfull once again
Rūta Meilutytė from Kaunas, Lithuania, former three times medal winner at ICG Manama 2010 and gold medal winner at the 2012 Summer Olympics / London 2021 today won the gold medal in 50m breastroke at the 2022 European Aquatics Championships in Rome, Italy - congratulations to Rūta from the Committee of the International Children’s Games!
Zuzanna Maślana – bronze medal winnerAug 16 2022
Zuzanna Maślana from Poland
Zuzanna Maślana from Płock, Poland attended the 2018 International Children’s Games in Jerusalem and the 2019 International Children’s Games in Ufa. At both events she won a silver medal in shot put.
Zuzanna has now won a bronze medal for Poland in shot put at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Cali, Colombia (01 AUG 2022 - 06 AUG 2022). Congrats to Zuzanna from the Committee of the International Children’s Games!
Rest in peace Johnny K.Apr 24 2022
Johnny K. will always be remembered by the ICG family
Former ICG-Vice President Johnny Kiriakopolous from Hamilton, Canada passed away last night.
Rest in peace Johnny K.
ICG is very grateful for what you have achieved and how dedicated you have lived for the philosophy of our wonderful movement and family.
Ex-ICG particpants play for Netherlands national football teamFeb 22 2022
Three Ex-ICG particpants from Alkmaar who made it to the Netherlands national football team - from left to right: Daphne van Domselaar, Lisa Deen, and Marisa Olyslagers
Our dear friend Paul Bollen from Alkmaar, The Netherlands has informed us today that three Ex-ICG participants made there debut in the Netherlands national football team.
Congratulations to Daphne van Domselaar, Lisa Deen, and Marisa Olyslagers.
The three young ladies particapted in the 2014 International Children's Games in Lake Macquarie, Australia.
Ioannis Kariofillis wins Greek ChampionshipDec 31 2021
Back in Kaunas together with Committee Member Nikos Tzanakos from Patras, Greece during the 2017 International Children's Games in Lithuania - Ioannis in the middle
By the end of 2021 our congratulations go to 19 year old Ioannis Kariofillis from Evrotas, Greece who participated in the 2017 International Children's Games in Kaunaus - Track & Field. In Kaunas he won a bronze medal in the 100 m race.
Today Ioannis is the best Greek athlete over 200 m having won the national championship.
More steps of his athletic career after ICG:
July 2019: Ioannis finishes 5th at the European Youth Olympic Festival in the 200 m race.
July 2021 Ioannis participates in the European U19 Championship in Tallinn and reaches 8th place with the 4x100 m relay team.
August 2021: Ioannis participates in the U19 World Championship in Nairobi and reaches 6th place with the 4x100 m relay team.
Jule Behrens takes Junior World crown in TriathlonNov 07 2021
Darmstadt delegation to ICG Jerusalem 2018 - Jule is no. 4 from left
Jule Behrens was an Athletics/Track & Field participant in the 2017 International Children’s Games in Kaunas and in the 2018 International Children’s Games in Jerusalem.
This year Jule won the European Junior Champions 2021 in Kitzbühel, Austria, and on the 7th of november took Junior World crown in Quarteira, Portugal.
Congrats from ICG to Jule!!!
Binta Ndiaye from Lausanne - "the big hope of Swiss judo"Oct 14 2021
Scene from International Children's Games 2018 in Jerusalem - Judo competitions
17 year old Swiss judoka Binta Ndiaye, a former participant and two times medal winner for the city of Lausanne in the 2018 International Children’s Games in Jerusalem captured a bronze medal at the Junior World Championships in 2021.
Please read more about Binta, “the big hope of Swiss judo“ and her fabulous career in the following article on 24heures.ch (in French).
Ex ICG participants competing in TokyoAug 10 2021
From ICG to the "2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games" (2021)
The Committee of the International Children's Games is proud to see former participants competing in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games (23 Jul-8 Aug, 2021) and wishes to express special congratulations to all medal winners!
The following list might not be complete, so please let us know, if we missed some former ICG participants!Kylie Masse, former 2013 Windsor ICG medalist wins 2 x silver medal (100 m und 200 m backstroke), and 1 x bronze medal with the Canadian Olympic team (4 × 100 m medley relay) Lize Kop from Alkmaar, Netherlands participates as goalkeeper of the Dutch Soccer Team Tom de Boer, swimmer at 2004 Cleveland and 2005 Coventry ICG, competing in 50 m freestyle Lo Chia-Lin from New Taipei City, former gold medalist at 2016 New Taipei City ICG won bronze medal in Taekwondo Lin Yun-Ju from Taipei won bronze medal in table tennis mixed, she also was a gold medalist of the 2016 New Taipei City Summer Games Ratchak Intanon from Bangkok, and Kirsty Gilmour, both participants of the 2007 Reykjavik ICG, competing in Badminton Marco Koch from Darmstadt, very successful medal collector in the 2005 Coventry ICG, and a participant of the 2004 Cleveland Games competed for the 3rd time as breaststroke swimmer for Germany Dominika Baćmaga (Muraszewska) from Płock, 800 m gold medal winner at 2010 Manama ICG competing as 400 m runner for Poland Dora Madarasz from Kecskemét, table tennis player and bronze medalist at 2006 Bangkok ICG competed in single and double competitions Andrius Gudzius from Kaunas, Lithuania, shotput bronze medal winner at 2006 Bangkok ICG, competing in discus Bence Halász, 2012 Daegu ICG goldmedal winner in shotpu from Szombathely competing in hammer throw Minjong Kim from Seoul, Republic of Korea, gold medalist in Alkmaar 2015, competing in Judo Shanti Pereira from Singapore, track and field, took part in three International Children’s Games: Bangkok 2006, Reykjavik 2007, and San Francisco 2008. In San Francisco, she won the 100 m gold as well as the relay gold medal. Chantal Liew from Singapore, swimmer, took part in Windsor Games 2013 and was a medalist in the games. Loh Kean Yew from Singapore, badminton, took part in the Lanarkshire Games in 2011. [Thanks to Dr. Irwin Seet and ICG friends who completed the list on Facebook].
"Running Positive"Aug 07 2021
Screenshot of the sport documentary film "Running Positive" produced by Elvis Joseph
It is with great pleasure that the Committee of the International Children’s Games shares with you an inspirational sport documentary film that our friend Elvis Joseph of „Bangalore Schools Sports Foundation“ has been working on for six years (2015–2020).
„Running Positive“ follows the lives of Babu and Manik who were both born HIV positive, and who now – trained under Elvis - run marathons across the world. In 2015 they took part in Alkmaar International Children’s Summer Games.
It is India's first documentary film on sports & advocacy that made its successful entry at the AMPAS (OSCARS 2020 ). It has been invited to many more international film festivals.
„Running positive“ as part of Elvis Joseph’s mission project „Champion in me“ is advocating globallly for children's equal right to play sports, eradicating stigma & discrimination and building a safe eco system through sports as a medium of transformation.
Please find links to the documentary below:
Next ICG events in 2022Jan 30 2021
Logo of ICG Pyeongchang 2022 Winter Games.
Dear friends of ICG,
amid the coronavirus pandemic the Committee of the International Children's Games together with the Organizing Committees of the planned International Children's Games have decided holding the next events in 2022 and 2023.
So hopefully the next Games we will see are International Children's Winter Games 2022 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.
Next on the programme are International Children's Summer Games 2022 in Coventry, United Kingdom , followed by Summer Games 2023 in Daegu, Republic of Korea.
As there’s no way to predict what will happen this year, please make sure to stay informed. You'll find updates on International Children's Games here and on Facebook.
Stay healthy and hope to see you all very soon!