BRICS Games

Publication date: 23 May 2024

The BRICS Sports Games is an international multi-sport event that brings together athletes from many countries. The competitions are organized by the BRICS member countries. Today, BRICS includes the following countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Iran, UAE, Egypt and Ethiopia. The main goal of the competition is to strengthen friendly sports relations between the countries.

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2024 BRICS Games

The 2024 BRICS Sports Games will be held in Kazan on June 12-23. 5000 athletes will participate in the event, competing in 29 sports. Not only popular sports will be included. In addition, national sports such as kuresh, wushu, belt wrestling, as well as football and basketball. 392 sets of awards are planned to be played at the BRICS Games.

History of the competition

The BRICS Sports Games were created to strengthen friendly relations between the participating countries and promote sports cooperation. Since 2017, the event has been held and organized by the country that holds the chair of the group for the current year.

The 2017 and 2018 summits saw the first BRICS Games in the following sports: basketball, volleyball, wushu (Guangzhou, China); football, volleyball, netball (Johannesburg, South Africa).

Following the great success of the competition after the 2018 event, it was decided to expand the sports program. The national sports of the participating countries were included in the program.

From 2019 to 2021, the BRICS Games were not held due to the threat of the spread of COVID-19. The games were held in an online format.

In 2023, the BRICS Games will be held in South Africa.

Results of the competitions for the past three years

Year  Venue   Results 
2023 Durban, South Africa 1st place – Russia (59 medals)

2nd place – China (55 medals)

3rd place – South Africa (51 medals)

2022 online it is known that the top three are Russia, China, India
2021 no games

2025 BRICS Games

There is currently no information available on the dates and venues of the following BRICS competitions.

Keep an eye on the dates of multi-sport competitions and other events in our Sporting Events Calendar.

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