Published: 11th August 2022
National Express Transport Solutions are the official transport provider of the International Children’s Games 2022 (ICG 2022) taking place on 11-16th August.
Having recently transported Team UK of the Invictus Games to the Hague, National Express Transport Solutions are adding another impressive coach hire feat to its rich history by providing electric buses to shuttle athletes and spectators to the games.
The rich history of the International Children’s Games has seen previous athletes such as Sian Rainsley go on to participate in the likes of the 2022 Commonwealth Games Triathlon.
This year’s Games are being held across the city of Coventry, home to the birthplace of England's patron saint, St. George, and designated as the City of Culture by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.
Venues such as the Alan Higgs Centre, University of Warwick & Coventry University will be hosting over 1500 athletes participating in Athletics, Basketball - 3 on 3, Climbing, Football- 6-a-side, and Swimming, Table tennis & Tennis.
Councillor Abdul Salam Khan, Deputy Leader, Coventry City Council and Chair of the International Children's Games Stakeholder Board said:
“We are delighted to have West Midlands-based National Express Transport Solutions on board for this year’s games as the official transport provider.
“This year’s event has a focus on commitment to sustainability, so it was essential for us to partner with a transport provider who could support this commitment.”
Sarah Gager, Regional Managing Director for the Midlands has said:
“National Express Transport Solutions are proud to partner with the International Children’s Games 2022 - a competition with a rich history that propels youth athletes into future sporting success.
“As the need to encourage a modal shift from cars to more sustainable modes of transport increases across the UK - we’re delighted to be able to play a role in delivering a sustainable and successful International Children’s Games across the city of Coventry.
“This year’s games are the 54th in ICG history and we look forward to welcoming onboard our electric buses, spectators, and athletes from across 31 countries.”
More information on the International Children’s Games can be found at www.coventryicg2022.org. Find out the latest about International Children's Games by following '@coventryicg2022' on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
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