ICG Daegu 2012 gallery online


80 photos from the International Children's Games 2012 in Daegu are now to be found here on webicg.org!

Ex-ICG particpants compete in the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London

Marco Koch, medal winner in Coventry ICG 2005 in swimming is member of the German swimming team in the London 2012 Olympics.

In the picture you see Lord Sebastian Coe, chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, talking to Marco Koch and ICG President Torsten Rasch in the ICG Member City of Darmstadt, end of June this year.


The following athletes have been participants in ICG and are now member of their national team for the London 2012 Olympic Games:

  • Mylene Ong (Swimming), Singapore, Singapore
  • Christian Scherübl (Swimming), Graz, Austria
  • Marco Koch (Swimming), Darmstadt, Germany
  • Yannick Lebherz (Swimming), Darmstadt, Germany
  • Fernanda Gonzalez (Swimming), Toluca, Mexico
  • Rita Medrano (Swimming), Aquascalientes, Mexico
  • Michelle Dovali (Swimming), Toluca, Mexico
  • Dipna Lim Prasad (Track and Field), Singapore, Singapore

Less than a year to the opening of the Winter Games in Ufa


Kick off for the ICG Winter Games in Ufa February 2013.

The Mayor of Ufa – see the picture above – during the signing ceremony with ICG President Torsten Rasch on March 9th invites children and youth to participate in the Games.

Ufa, capital of Bashkortostan, is located in a wonderful landscape and offers outstanding winter sports facilities. The participants will experience great Russian hospitality.

Next steps to the first Games ever in Africa


The Nairobi ICG-Team 2011 in Lanarkshire receives the official certificate from members of the Executive Committee. Nairobi will be the first potential candidate for hosting the first Games ever in Africa.

Secretary General Richard Smith honoured

ICG Secretary General Richard Smith was honoured officially by Mayor Rafael Reißer of the Science City of Darmstadt for his lifelong work in sports on local and international levels.

Especially his merits for ICG were pointed out during the official ceremony with more than 500 spectators.

Johnny Kiriakopoulos honoured

Former Vice-President Johnny Kiriakopoulos received the UNITED TROPHY VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR 2011 in Hamilton/Canada.

With a standing ovation from 1.000 guests and the event televised brings great appreciation to the wonderful work of a man who worked his heart out for the International Children's Games.

Pictures will be posted on www.sporthamilton.ca

ACES and ICG in close cooperation


ACES President Gian Francesco Lupattelli confirmed a closer cooperation and support for ICG during European Capital of Sport Awards ceremony for Istanbul 2012.

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