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Reviewing the History of Asian Games——The 10th Asian Games

Publish date:2022-4-27   Pageview: 1031


Seoul 1986

The tenth Asian Games was held in Seoul, Korea, from September 20 to October 5, 1986, with 3,345 athletes (755 women) from 27 countries and regions participating. There were 269 events in 25 sports, with judo and taekwondo as newly added sports. 83 Asian records and 3 world records were broken and 2 world records were equalled. Attending the opening ceremony were the Korean president, the Japanese prime minister, the OCA president Sheikh Fahad Al Sabah, the IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch and officials from various international sports organizations. The tenth Asian Games to be held in Seoul, so sports facilities, stadiums and gymnasiums were all constructed according to the requirements of the Olympic Games. China sent 385 athletes to participate in 20 sports and won 94 gold medals, holding sway over Asia for the second time. The Indian woman athletic star P.T. Usha won 4 firsts, becoming the biggest winner of gold medals in athletics. Hamada Ahmad from Bahrain defeated his Japanese opponent and Won a gold medal in men 400m hurdle. Hong Kong bowling player Chen Ju Hong Won the first gold medal for Hong Kong in the history of the Asiad. Chinese gymnast Li Ning won 4 gold medals and silver medals, becoming the biggest winner of medals at the Games. Japanese hammer player Murobushi Shgenobu became champion for the fifth successive time since the sixth Asian Games.