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17th Asian games

17th Asian games

Category: Sports
Celebrated In: South Korea

As the biggest multi-sport games after the Olympic Games, the Asian Games is the most prestigious event organized by the Olympic Council of Asia. Similar to the Olympic Games, the Asian Games are held every four years, with the 17th edition to be held in Incheon in 2014.

Incheon was awarded the right on April 17, 2007, defeated Delhi, India to host the Games. Incheon is the third city in South Korea after Seoul (1986) and Busan (2002) to host the Asian Games.

He 2014 Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad, is the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).

17th Asian Games Incheon 2014

Opening Ceremony

19 Sep 2014

Closing Ceremony

04 Oct 2014

Host City

Incheon

Country

Korea

Nations Participating

45

Events

437

Sports

36

Sports/Disciplines

 

 

51

 

Participating Nations

Afghanistan

Kazakhstan

Philippines

Bahrain

Korea

Qatar

Bangladesh

Kuwait

Saudi Arabia

Bhutan

Kyrgyzstan

Singapore

Brunei Darussalam

Laos

Sri Lanka

Cambodia

Lebanon

Syria

China

Macau

Chinese Taipei

DPR Korea

Malaysia

Tajikistan

Hong Kong

Maldives

Thailand

India

Mongolia

Timor-Leste

Indonesia

Myanmar

Turkmenistan

Iran

Nepal

United Arab Emirates

Iraq

Oman

Uzbekistan

Japan

Pakistan

Vietnam

Jordan

Palestine

Yemen

 

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