Media Guide

Dear Friends from Media,

Welcome to the sports city of India – Pune. India is an ancient nation with a history of more than five thousand years. The people of India are known for their hospitality and warmth and they are warmly welcoming the people from all the Commonwealth countries to participate, watch and enjoy the Games of the III Commonwealth Youth Games, Pune.

As we all know, Games like these bring to the world not only great sporting endeavors, but also showcase the great spirit of humanity. More significantly, the games reflect our common aspirations and actions to pursue mutual understanding and tolerance.

Media has played a very important role in the development of the Olympic Sports. I believe in the III Commonwealth Youth Games, Pune, the hard work of all the media will surely make the people from all over the world embrace again the spirit of the Games, learning more about and realizing the charm and joy of sports.

The Commonwealth Youth Games, Pune is a perfect occasion to fully present India on the world stage and allow India to know the world. The grand gala event will gather athletes, coaches, referees, members of the IOC and CGF, officials from all national and regional Olympic committees, audiences and media, who come to present many splendid cultures. Thousands of people from all over India along with 3000 overseas competitors will passionately participate in the Commonwealth Youth Games, Pune. The people of India share the wishes of the people of the world to pursue peace, friendship, development and progress. The Commonwealth Youth Games, Pune will fully highlight and express such aspirations.

Dear friends from media, we would like to further strengthen our communication and cooperation with you. We will comply with normal practices and fulfill our promises to provide services of high quality and convenience to help you successfully cover the Commonwealth Youth Games. I am confident that you and your extraordinary coverage will surely contribute to the success of the Games.

Suresh Kalmadi
Organizing Committee,
3rd Commonwealth Youth Games.

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