It may seem audacious but Saudi Arabia wants to host the Asian Winter Games in 2029.
Saudi Arabia bid to host Asian Winter Games in 2029
Saudi Arabia has submitted an official bid to host the Asian Winter games in 2029.
The kingdom wants to host the event at Trojena, a mountain destination in the country’s northwest, the Arab News reported.
The facility is is due to be completed in 2026 and will offer year-round outdoor skiing and adventure sports.
Should the bid succeed, it would be radical departure from hosting the event in nations more associated with winter sports such as Japan, South Korea and China.